Founded in 1948, PUCRS is a reference in higher education and research in the country and in the world. A Marist university of excellence, aimed at the comprehensive education of our students, in their religious, humanistic, scientific, professional and citizen dimensions, and which contribute to the development and progress of Rio Grande do Sul and Brazil.
Located in Porto Alegre, the southernmost capital of Brazil, the PUCRS campus offers a true university experience in an environment that fosters learning and growth, combining extensive and modern facilities with a highly qualified faculty.
PUCRS is a microcosm of society, where thousands of people circulate daily. It is a living environment, growing harmoniously in size, complexity and quality.