University description (as per official university website)
The United Metropolitan Colleges - FMU were created in 1968 and the first entrance exam held in July of that year, which surged to hundreds of students seeking education in the various training courses that were offered initially. It was the beginning of the rapid expansion of Brazilian higher education institution and FMU marked its presence in meeting the demand of the Brazilian society for more education.
During this period, from 1968 until today, thousands of students passed by the banks of the FMU School, received a solid educational background and are trained as professionals to have high performance level in different sectors of economic activities and social, both private and public sector . The acceptance of these professionals by the labor market is the best certificate of excellence in the FMU.
In these years of the IMF, the Brazilian economy and society have undergone major transformations, following the changes that occurred in the world in different perspectives socio-economic-cultural. The FMU aims to follow these changes, creating new courses in different fields of knowledge, adopting new teaching technologies, empowering teachers, laboratories and clinics expanding, reorganizing its administrative procedures and strengthening its ties with the community, in order to make the student able to understand this transformation process and be an active participant in a changing world.
The FMU educational complex will offer students a wide range of courses to choose from, covering many fields of human knowledge and a wide variety of areas of training. The navigation within this electronic universe provide you with adequate knowledge of all fields and training areas.
Promote scientific education, cultural, technological and humanistic of their students (under the safe guidance of their teachers), produce and disseminate new knowledge and provide services towards the improvement of community life.
The quality of academic activities of the FMU is founded on noble values and ideals that exalt democracy, freedom, ethical behavior, scientific rigor, social responsibility, the spirit of solidarity, respect for individual differences, the practice of citizenship and deep commitment to the problems of Brazilian reality.