The School of Industrial Engineering is created, the first initiative of higher education in the city of Rio Grande. The School was the starting point for the creation, 14 years later, of the Federal University of Rio Grande
Establishment of the Faculty of Political Science and Economics.
On March 5, the first inaugural class is held.
Establishment of Law Faculty and the installation of Rio Grande’s Philosophy Catholic Faculty.
Graduation of the first Industrial Engineering Class, consisting of 6 students.
Federalization of the School of Industrial Engineering.
Establishment of the Faculty of Medicine.
On August 20, the decree-law number 774 was signed, which authorized the operation of the University of Rio Grande by the unification of city’s first four higher education units. On October 21, through decree number 65.462, the University’s Foundation Bylaws was composed, as an entity which maintains FURG.
The professor Adolpho Gundlach Pradel was named as Rector.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Oceanology, a pioneering program in Brazil at the undergraduate degree level.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Business Administration.
FURG receives from the City Hall an area of 250 hectares for the establishment of university campus called Carreiros.
Faculty of Medicine is incorporated in to the university.
Prof. Eurípedes Falcão Vieira becomes FURG’s Rector.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Civil Engineering.
On May 15, establishment of the Teaching, Research and Extension Council (“Coepe”).
Establishment of the undergraduate programs in Accounting and Library Science.
Legal Assistance Service (“SAJ”) begins to operate.
Establishment of the University Hospital Dr. Miguel Riet Corrêa.
Launching of the Journal “Atlântica”, the first scientific journal edited by the institution.
Prof. Fernando Lopes Pedone becomes FURG’s Rector.
Inauguration of the first buildings of the Atlantic Oceanographic Base at Carreiros Campus.
FURG receives the oceanographic research vessel “Atlântico Sul”.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Food Engineering and the master’s degree in Biological Oceanography, FURG’s first graduate program.
FURG’s first Book Fair is held.
The University of Rio Grande is invited to participate in Brazilian Antarctic project (“Proantar”), by means of an agreement signed between FURG and Interministerial Commission for Sea Resources, considering the Brazilian government policy of Antarctic continent exploration and the University’s geographical and vocational location being eminently maritime.
Inauguration of Antarctic Support Station (“Esantar”).
Professor Jomar Bessouat Laurino becomes FURG’s Rector.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Letters – Portuguese/English Teaching Degree, as an extension of FURG to Santa Vitória do Palmar.
Installation of Vice-Rector’s Office, position then occupied by professor Orlando Macedo Fernandes.
The technical degree in Data Processing, jointed to Industrial Technical College, begins to operate.
Undergraduate program in Artistic Education – Plastic Arts Teaching is opened.
FURG becomes a public foundation and takes as institutional vocation the coastal ecosystem, which will guide teaching, research and extension activities.
Inauguration of the University Radio “FM Educativa”, now called FURG FM - 106,7.
Professor Orlando Macedo Fernandes becomes FURG’s fifth Rector.
The undergraduate bachelors in Geography and History begin to operate at Carreiros Campus.
Inauguration of Marine Aquaculture Station, in Cassino.
Conclusion of classrooms building 2 at Carreiros Campus and the departments of Physics, Mathematics, and Letters and Arts, with their respective teaching and research laboratories.
Installation of University Hospital’s Surgical Block.
Establishment of the doctoral program in Biological Oceanography, FURG’s first doctorate.
Professor Carlos Rodolfo Brandão Hartmann becomes FURG’s Rector.
Teaching, Research and Extension Council approves the establishment of the undergraduate programs in Computer Engineering and Letters – Portuguese/Spanish Teaching (morning and evening schedule) to open in 1994.
Inauguration of the Center for Integral Attention to Children and Adolescents (“Caic”), the only one operating in a university campus in Brazil.
Inauguration of the University Hospital’s academic area, significantly improving the conditions of Medicine and Nursing undergraduate programs.
Conclusion of the Laboratories of Physics and the Caic II. The entire Department of Physics and part of the Department of Materials and Construction are transferred to Carreiros Campus, as well as the Civil Engineering and the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate programs.
Prof. Carlos Alberto Eiras Garcia becomes FURG’s Rector.
Superior Administration is restructured, with the establishment of pro-rectories.
Broadcasting of FURG TV on the university channel in cable TV.
Inauguration of the Ecomuseum “Ilha da Pólvara”.
Establishment of two new undergraduate programs: Civil Engineering and Management, and Mechanical Engineering and Management.
FURG’s new by-laws is approved and it becomes the Federal University of Rio Grande (MEC’s Ordinance 783/990).
Inauguration of the “Living Center” at Carreiros Campus and the Adult ICU at University Hospital.
Professor Carlos Rodolfo Brandão Hartmann becomes FURG’s Rector for the second time.
Inauguration of the Communication Museum “Rodolfo Martensen”.
Inauguration of the Rectory Building, at Carreiros Campus.
The first University Production Fair (“MPU”) is held.
Establishment of the Center for Social and Economic Development (“NUDESE”).
Doctoral Degree in Food Engineering and Science and Doctoral Degree in Physical, Chemical and Geological Oceanography begin to operate.
Professor João Carlos Brahm Cousin becomes FURG’s Rector.
The Master’s Degree in Health Sciences and Master’s Degree in Biology of Continental Aquatic Environments are approved and begin to operate.
Doctoral Degree in Environmental Education and Doctoral Degree in Physiological Science – Comparative Animal Physiology are approved.
The undergraduate program in Physical Education - Teaching Degree begins to operate.
Establishment of the Master’s Degree in Computational Modeling.
Accomplishment of the first admission process in distance education.
Approval of FURG’s new by-laws, with changes in the academic and administrative structures.
Accession to the Program for the Restructuring and Expansion of Federal Public Universities (“REUNI”).
Inauguration of Cidec-Sul building.
The “Living Center for Sea Children” (CCMar) begins to operate.
Inauguration of the Neonatal ICU new facilities.
Establishment of new academic unities, as part of the organizational change in the Institution.
Establishment of the graduate Specialization in Mathematics’ teachers (Distance Education); graduate Specialization in Rio Grande do Sul: Society, Politics and Culture (Distance Education); and the Doctoral Degree in Nursing.
Beginning of campuses out of headquarters, which extends during 2010.
Approval of FURG’s new general rules.
Establishment of the graduate specialization in the History of Rio Grande do Sul, graduate Specialization in Human Rights Education, graduate Specialization in Adult and Adolescent Education in Diversity, and graduate Specialization in Constitutional Law with emphasis on Fundamental Guarantees; establishment of the Master’s Degree in Physics and the Master’s Degree in Coastal Management.
Establishment of the undergraduate programs in Binational Tourism, Biochemical Engineering, Naval Mechanical Engineering, Coastal and Port Civil Engineering, Chemistry – bachelor’s degree, and Technology of Environmental Management.
Establishment of the Inclusive Action Program.
Approval of Rectory’s and Academic Units’ By-laws.
Approval of Information Policy.
Establishment of FURG’s Planning Advisory Committee and approval of the Institutional Assessment Program.
Establishment of the programs in Multi-professional Residency in Family Health, Medical Residency in Surgery of Digestive System; and establishment of the graduate Specialization in Field Engineering – Construction and Assembly, Specialization in Planning Engineering, and Specialization in Naval Engineering.
Approval of the Institutional Program for Student Development (“PDE”) and the General Rules of the Medical Residency at FURG.
Establishment of the “Supportive Welcome Program” (Acolhida Cidadã/Solidária).
Introduction of Sisu as the main way of admission into undergraduate program, from 2011 on.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Letters Portuguese/Spanish Teaching (Distance Education); the graduate Specialization in Sociology Teaching in High School, graduate Specialization in Information Science: Emphasis in Organization and Information Treatment (Distance Education), and graduate Specialization in Teacher Training in Teaching Narratives; establishment of the Academic Master’s Degree in Education, Professional Master’s Degree in Mathematics (“Profmat”), and the Doctoral Degree in Health Sciences.
Approval of the Institutional Development Plan and Institutional Pedagogical Project by the University Council (Consun).
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Sciences (Distance Education); the graduate Specialization in Automation and Instrumentation Engineering, and graduate Specialization in Electrical Engineering.
Establishment of the Academic Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Professional Master’s Degree in History, Academic Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and Academic Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering.
Establishment of the Doctoral Degree in Letters and Doctoral Degree in Technological and Environmental Chemistry.
Usage of social name at FURG approved.
Professor Cleuza Maria Sobral Dias becomes FURG’s first female Rector.
Establishment of the Affirmative Action Program, replacing the Inclusive Actions Programs.
Establishment of the undergraduate programs in Visual Arts – Bachelor’s Degree, Visual Arts – Teaching Degree, Physics – Bachelor’s Degree, Physics – Teaching Degree, Agroecology, Field Education – Teaching Degree, Exact Sciences Teaching: emphasis in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics, Hotel Management, and Technology of Events.
Establishment of the graduate Specialization in Municipal Public Management (Distance Education); the Master’s Degree in Law and Social Justice, Master’s Degree in Applied Economics, Master’s Degree in Public Health, Master’s Degree in History Teaching in National Network, and Master’s Degree in Physics Teaching.
Regulation of student mobility at FURG.
Approval of the Science, Technology and Innovation Committee’s internal rules of procedures.
Establishment of FURG’s Environmental Policy.
Establishment of the undergraduate program in Foreign Trade and International Relations; the graduate Specialization in Continuing Teacher Training in Geotechnology Education (Distance Education); and the Doctoral Degree in Biology of Continental Aquatic Environments.
Establishment of FURG’s Ombuds Office.
FURG’s technology-based companies incubator, Innovatio, begins to operate.
Establishment of undergraduate programs in Technology of Multidisciplinary Approach in Chemical Dependency, and Technology of Cooperative Management; Pedagogy – 2nd Teaching Degree (Parfor); and the Academic Master’s Degree in Administration.
Establishment of FURG’s Environmental Management System (EMS).
Ceme-Sul (“Electronic Microscopy Center”) begins to operate.
Establishment of FURG’s Integrated Analysis Center.
Publication of University’s Communication Policy.
Establishment of the graduate Specialization in Public Management (Distance Education) (in support to Pnap) and graduate Specialization in Permanent Archives; the Professional Master’s Degree in Public Administration (Profiap); and the Doctoral Degree in Computer Modeling.
Graduation of the first Indigenous student, in Psychology.
FURG receives the Teaching Floating Laboratory – Vessel “Ciências do Mar I” (Sea Sciences I).
Establishment of the graduate Specialization in Social Legal Practice – Legal Residency, graduate Specialization in Sociology, and graduate Specialization in Agroindustrial Management; the Academic Master’s Degree in Accounting; and the Professional Master’s Degree in Exact Sciences.
Graduation of the first Quilombola student, in History – Teaching Degree.
Inauguration of FURG’s Oceantec building (Scientific and Technological Park).
Approval of FURG’s Internationalization Plan.
Establishment of the undergraduate programs in Physics Teaching (Distance Education), and Library Science – Bachelor’s Degree (Distance Education).