Today’s reference comes from Brazil and is a historical institution.
The Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica Celso Suckow da Fonseca, CEFET-RJ, is a Brazilian federal educational institution subordinated to the Brazilian Ministry of Education. It offers graduate and undergraduate level courses in addition to its sought-after technical high school courses (930 admissions among 11035 candidates in 2008 – Maracanã campus).
The school’s education is focused in the engineering fields of mechanics, information technology, electronics, telecommunication, metallurgy, petrochemical and electrical.
Its multicampus headquarters is in Maracanã with an additional campus in the Rio de Janeiro suburb of Maria da Graça and another one in the city of Nova Iguaçu north of Rio de Janeiro.
Thanks to federal subsidies the school does not charge tuition.
They applied for the FREE academic licence that we give to ALL Educational institutions funded by the government so they don’t have to pay for Blackboard or any other expensive commercial service. We are happy to welcome them to our family of educational organisations!