Our Graduate Program in Computing (PPGC) was awarded the highest grade (7) by the Brazilian Ministry of Education (CAPES/MEC) in its last evaluation. The announcement was made in Brasilia on the 12th of March 2013 in in the presence of the Minister of Education.
PPGC-UFRGS received top marks, indicating a level of international excellence. In Brazil, only 5 of the 68 post-graduate programs in Computer Science have received top marks. PPGC is the only program in the South of Brazil region to receive this distinction. Throughout its history, PPGC has awarded over 1,600 MScs and PhDs.