University description (as per official university website)
Universidade Estadual do Norte do Paraná - UENP was created by Law No. 15300 of September 28, 2006, with headquarters in Jacarezinho, Parana State, and campuses in the cities of Jacarezinho, Bandeirantes and Cornelio Procopio, where they are located institutions of higher education: Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Jacarezinho - FAFIJA, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy of Jacarezinho - FAEFIJA, Faculty of Law Northern Pioneer - FUNDINOPI, Luiz Meneghel Foundation Colleges - FFALM and Faculty of Philosophy, Science and Lyrics Cornelio Procopio - FAFICOP they include.
With several campus organization in the form, she is an independent state special arrangements decentralized authority and autonomy of educational, scientific, administrative and financial and asset management, governed by its statute, by its charter and the resolutions of general advice , in compliance with federal and state laws.
The UENP's mission is to act in the production of scientific knowledge in its various forms and in the process of regional development and the state of Parana, participating actively in the work of the full construction of society and its citizens, always seeking to improve the quality of life promoting democracy, citizenship and socio-economic development, the development and socialization of knowledge and knowledge constructed and historically constituted.
Are offered 22 undergraduate courses in several areas of knowledge, several post-graduation courses and a course of post-graduate studies in Legal Sciences.
Their ties with society are visceral and depended on his own this partnership. Therefore, UENP seeks not only to meet the demands of society and dialogue with it, but rather be an element of construction and transformation of the regional reality.
To produce, discuss and disseminate knowledge, to seek UENP contribute effectively to social change. Thus, his political and pedagogical project and its Institutional Development Plan link to this commitment.
The UENP born under the aegis of the strength of will and cooperative society, believes that such integration, based on ethical principles and reflections about social problems, is a catalyst for its institutionalization and final compromise.
The UENP is ready to face the challenges that are posed. Although the road ahead is long and hard work, there are a lot of determination to achieve their goals. To overcome this historical moment, the UENP, always based on ethics and social commitment as essential tools use: setting priorities, planning, collective work and responsibility, ongoing assessment of their results.