The Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais – PUC Minas, founded in 1958, is one of the five largest universities in Brazil. Its activities concentrate mostly in the Belo Horizonte Campus, divided into three units – Coração Eucarístico, Barreiro and São Gabriel – and two university centres – Betim and Contagem. PUC Minas also comprises campi in four regions of the State of Minas Gerais: Arcos, Poços de Caldas, Serro and Guanhães. Altogether, PUC Minas has about 60,000 students, 2,000 faculty members and 1,800 staff members.
PUC Minas currently offers 56 Undergraduate Programmes, 19 Master’s Degrees, 7 PhDs, and a whole range of constantly assessed and updated Specialization Programmes. Access their respective links for more information.
The academic year of PUC Minas comprises two academic semesters: from February to mid-June and from August to early December. Access our calendar with all dates and deadlines referring to studies, research and work at PUC Minas.
Infra-structure and research
The infra-structure of PUC Minas includes buildings for classrooms, laboratories, libraries, a museum, multimedia rooms, theatres, auditoriums, veterinary hospitals, physiotherapy/dentistry/psychology clinics, a TV channel and other equipment integrating theory and practice, contributing to the ethical profile of competent professionals.
Location and access
Click here for location and access to the campi and units of PUC Minas.
Visit the Coração Eucarístico Unit in a virtual tour.
Access the PUC Minas website for more information on our University!
* Attention! The sites referred to on this page are in Portuguese.