Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná

R. Imac. Conceição, 1155 - Prado Velho, Curitiba - PR, 80215-901, Brazil

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established Established :

June 14, 1960

campus University Type and Campus :

5 cities Curitiba Londrina Maringá São José dos Pinhais Toledo (Paraná)

The Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (Portuguese: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, PUCPR) is a private, not-for-profit Catholic university. The main campus is located in Curitiba, the capital city of the State of Paraná, Brazil. Four additional campuses are located in the cities of Londrina, Maringá, São José dos Pinhais and Toledo. It is maintained by APC (Associação Paranaense de Cultura), an organization run by Marist Brothers. The Catholic Archbishop of the city of Curitiba is the ceremonial chancellor of the University.

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Motto: Scientia, vita et fides

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Administrative staff: 1,300

Students: 31,000

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Postgraduates: N/A

Male students 99.889583 : 0.110417 Female students

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