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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 four units – Coração Eucarístico, Barreiro, São Gabriel and Praça da Liberdade – 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 Undergraduate Programmes, Master’s Degrees, 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.



Virtual tour

Visit the Coração Eucarístico Unit in a virtual tour.

More information

Access the PUC Minas website for more information on our University!


* Attention! The sites referred to on this page are in Portuguese.

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