Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) was the first private higher education institution in the country of Brazil, created by the Catholic Church. The university was founded in 1940 by Cardinal D. Sebastião Leme and Father Leonel Franca S.J.
About the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro operates under the supervision of the Society of Jesus and under the supreme authority of the Cardinal Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro as its Grand Chancellor. PUC-Rio is a non-profit philanthropic... See full description.