Founded in May 1953, th Catholic University of Petrópolis was the first higher educations institution installed in the city of Petrópolis.
With more than half a century of tradition, it has trained more than 20,000 professionals in various areas. Excellence in teaching from undergraduate to doctoral degree, being the only private university to offer master’s and doctoral courses in the interior of the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Training and improvement are goals of UCP, which offers complete professional training. The Postgraduate Stricto Sensu Programs includes academic master’s and doctoral courses and professional master’s courses.