Rio Grande do Sul has a high level of education and is a leader in innovation.
The state has public and private universities that are among the top 5 universities in the country. In addition to numerous community universities and technical schools throughout the state.
The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) is the third best in Brazil and the first among federal universities. (source Times Higher Education).
Still, Rio Grande do Sul has 2 Universities among the 5 best private ones. Unisinos, considered the second best private university in Brazil and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS) ranked as the fifth best. (source Guia da Faculdade - Jornal Folha de SP and Quero Educação initiative).
- Public and private universities ranked among the five best in Brazil , in addition to a wide variety of colleges and technical schools . _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
- Skilled workforce in the semiconductor industry - at least four training centers operating at universities . Three international companies in the sector are already installed in our State ( H T Micron , I m p inj , E n si l ica ) . _ _ _ _ _ _ _
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION HUBS