The Federal University of Rio De Janeiro (UFRJ) is the largest federal university in Brazil and is one of the Brazilian centers of excellence in teaching and research. UFRJ is not only one of the important medical research centers in Brazil, but also enjoys world-wide reputation in the fields of electronic technology and biological science. UFRJ has six university centers (Center of Health Sciences, Center of Technology, Center of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Center of Law and Economic Sciences, Center of Philosophy and Human Sciences, Center of Literature and Arts, and COPPEAD Graduate School of Business) plus the University Technical Department, Forum of Science and Culture, and the University City Hall. Each center is made of dozens of units and supplementary organs responsible for education, research and extension in their respective areas of knowledge. In 2017 QS World University Rankings ranked UFRJ as the best Brazilian federal university, as well as the third best university in the country occupying the seventh position among institutions of Latin America.
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(Edited by Lu Ji)