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Universidade Veiga de Almeida
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


University description (as per official university website)

In 1933, through the dream ...

Mario Veiga de Almeida
... Mário Veiga de Almeida, begins the history of UVA.

At age 16, along with his sister, Maria de Almeida Annunciation, Mario Veiga de Almeida, the founder of the University Veiga de Almeida, who starts literate children with reading difficulties, could not keep up the catechism at the church of Santo Cristo, where he developed a volunteer activity. Used as a classroom to the dining table of the modest house where they lived, adopted by her godparents, once they have lost their parents as children.

In 1937, a makeshift classroom changes of address for a house with a few classrooms, resulting in the first school, the College Sacred Heart of Jesus.

In 1945, another change, as the Institute for Heart of Jesus, and in the 50's, the College Veiga de Almeida, already counting on this season with about 3,000 students.

Higher education has its beginnings in 1971 with the creation of the School of Engineering Veiga de Almeida, with courses in Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering. In 1992, the creation of new courses leading to official recognition and, by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC), the University Veiga de Almeida, who now has three campuses and one center of excellence in health.

Our Mission
Veiga de Almeida University (UVA) mission is to train professionals, providing quality education, fostering and developing research and promoting outreach activities relevant to the community, thereby contributing to the formation of full citizen, rooted in an entrepreneurial culture and principles humanistic, ethical and democratic.

Our Vision
UVA has a vision to be recognized as a modern university and the innovative and entrepreneurial skills of its graduates, the contribution of their research applied to the demands of society and the productive sector and the impact of their actions extension developed, especially in regions where it operates.

Our Values
UVA, in carrying out its mission: be guided by the principles of justice and ethics based on assumptions of democracy, equality, human solidarity, truth, freedom of expression, equal opportunities, the qualifications, merit, efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and respect for the individual.

Graduate and Undergraduate Technology
The courses Undergraduate and Graduate Technological have several forms of entry, including the vestibular traditional evidence and the use of scheduled Enem. For Diploma Holders and transfer students from other universities do not pass through the vestibular and have special discounts.

Distance Degrees
The forms for admission to graduate distance Vestibular include traditional tests and exploitation of Scheduled Enem. The Holders of the Diploma and transferred from other higher education institutions do not pass the test, and have a different selection edict.

Postgraduate Sensu Lato
Those interested in the courses can graduate to enroll in the campus chosen for study. And they can even make a pre-registration, the Internet, on the course page you want.

Master's courses at the University Veiga de Almeida disclose bills to check periodically. Interested parties may consult the information needed to make a registration and pre-register online on the course page you want.

The extension courses at UVA receive pre-registration online and do not require a bachelor's degree. Courses are offered in various areas of knowledge, in Rio de Janeiro - campuses and Barra Tijuca - and Cabo Frio.

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