Universidade Federal de Alfenas

Universidade Federal de Alfenas

37130000 Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 700, Centro Alfenas-MG View map





The Federal University of Alfenas is a public institution of undergraduate and postgraduate education situated in Alfenas and having campuses in the cities of Poços de Caldas and Varginha, all in the southern region of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

Originally known as School of Pharmacy and Dentistry of Alfenas (Escola de Farmácia e Odontologia de Alfenas – EFOA), it was founded in April 3, 1914 and transformed into federal university in 2005. The institution has been responsible for the education of innumerous generations of notable professionals through its undergrduate and post-graduate courses; for the consolidation of services offered to the local and regional communities; and for the significant growth of its scientific and technological publications, tied to the regional and national development.

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