Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Portugues
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program (PPG-EM)

A high-standard graduate program, tuition free!

Located in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program (PPG-EM) at Rio de Janeiro State University - UERJ is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in the fields of mechanical, aeronautical, and naval engineering and related fields. Our mission is to cultivate educators, researchers, and highly skilled professionals who will lead scientific and technological innovation in Mechanical Engineering.

The PPG-EM offers comprehensive Masters (MSc) and Doctoral (PhD) programs, alongside opportunities for post-doctoral research.

The Rio de Janeiro State University - UERJ stands as one of Brazil and Latin America's foremost institutions, renowned for its size and prestige. Being a Brazilian public university, UERJ operates without tuition fees, offering students the chance to pursue advanced academic degrees in a realm of excellence, entirely cost-free*.

Moreover, the PPG-EM at UERJ provides the opportunity for students demonstrating exceptional academic achievements to apply for scholarships (financial aid).

*A small one-time application fee of approximately 70 USD (This value may change) is required to cover the application process costs.

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A high-standard graduate program, 100% tuition free!

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UERJ International Cooperation

For international students seeking more information, please visit the UERJ International Cooperation Board website.