The Federal University of Technology – Paraná is a public institution, owned by the federal government, with 13 Campuses located in the south of Brazil. The institution has its origin as an Elementary School for Craftsmen, founded in 1909, and has gone through changes until it officially became a University of Technology in 2005.
The courses concentrate on the engineering areas: Mechanical, Civil Construction, Electronics, Computer Science, Food, Textile among others, although we also offer Teacher Education courses for Math, Physics, Chemistry and Languages Education.
UTFPR is the only University of Technology in Brazil and the largest one offering Engineering Programs. UTFPR acts in the business sector through the development of applied research and entrepreneurial culture, as well as in local and regional communities through social activities.