Higher Education-related Organizations

Brazilian Higher Education-related Organizations


uniRank publishes a list of Brazilian higher education-related organizations. These organizations are public or private entities that focus on issues related to higher education. They may be involved in advocacy, research, policy development, accreditation, quality assurance or other activities related to higher education. These organizations may represent universities, students, faculty, research institutions or other stakeholders in the higher education sector.
Brazilian higher education-related organizations can have an international, national, regional or local scope and coverage. uniRank's current higher education-related organizations classification includes 10 categories:

  1. Government Regulatory Organizations
  2. Accreditation or Quality Evaluation Organizations
  3. Qualifications Authorities
  4. University Associations or Alliances
  5. Professional or Industry Associations
  6. Advocacy Organizations
  7. Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations
  8. Student Unions or Organizations
  9. University Rankings Organizations
  10. Other Higher Education-related Organizations

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Government Regulatory Organizations

This uniRank category encompass all federal, national, state, or local government bodies and agencies that are responsible for recognizing, overseeing, regulating and/or funding higher education institutions. Examples of such government regulatory organizations include Ministries of Higher Education, Departments of Higher Education and other similar government bodies with the authority and responsibility to govern the higher education sector. These organizations play a vital role in ensuring the quality and standards of higher education institutions within their respective jurisdictions.

Ministério da Educação, Brazil
Founded in 1930, the Ministério da Educação (Ministry of Education) is a government ministry in Brazil that is responsible for overseeing and regulating the country's education system. The ministry plays a crucial role in higher education, as it is responsible for setting policies and guidelines for… learn more

Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Organizations

This uniRank category includes public or private entities responsible for assessing and evaluating the quality, standards and performance of higher education institutions as a whole or their specific programs. Accreditation organizations typically have established criteria and guidelines that institutions must meet to be accredited. These criteria often cover areas such as faculty qualifications, curriculum, student services, infrastructure, governance and educational outcomes. The evaluation process usually involves self-assessment by the institution, peer reviews, site visits and documentation reviews. Accreditation is typically granted for a specific period and institutions must undergo periodic reviews to maintain the accredited status of the institution or its programs. Quality evaluation organizations, also known as quality assurance agencies or quality councils, are also responsible for evaluating and ensuring the quality and standards of educational institutions and programs. Quality evaluation organizations often assess institutions based on factors such as educational outcomes, faculty qualifications, research output, student support services, infrastructure, and compliance with legal and ethical standards. Both accreditation or quality evaluation organizations may operate at the national, regional or international level. The evaluations conducted by these organizations serve multiple purposes. They provide information to prospective students, employers, and other stakeholders about the quality and credibility of institutions or programs. Additionally, the evaluations can help institutions identify areas for improvement and implement quality enhancement measures.
It's worth noting that accreditation and quality evaluation organizations can vary in their structures, methodologies and specific areas of focus. Different countries and regions may have their own accrediting bodies or quality assurance agencies with distinct frameworks and processes for evaluation

Comissão Nacional de Avaliação da Educação Superior, Brasil
The Comissão Nacional de Avaliação da Educação Superior - CONAES (National Commission for the Evaluation of Higher Education) is an organization in Brazil that plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality of higher education institutions and programs in the country. CONAES was created in 2004 as… learn more

Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais
Established in 1937, the National Institute of Educational Studies and Investigations (Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anísio Teixeira, INEP) is a Brazilian governmental agency responsible for developing and coordinating educational assessments and evaluations at all levels of… learn more

University Associations and Alliances

This uniRank category encompass all organizations or collaborative networks that bring together multiple universities or higher education institutions with a common purpose. These associations and alliances serve as platforms for cooperation, knowledge sharing and advocacy within the higher education sector. They promote collaboration among member institutions, address common challenges and work towards common goals. University associations and alliances may operate at the local, national, regional or international level.

Grupo de Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras
The Grupo de Coimbra de Universidades Brasileiras - GCUB (Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities) is a non-profit organization that was established in 2008 with the aim of promoting academic cooperation and exchange between Brazilian universities and institutions of higher education in Europe,… learn more

Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations

This uniRank category includes all associations or groups that bring together university leaders in executive positions. These organizations serve as platforms for collaboration, networking and collective advocacy on issues relevant to higher education leadership.

Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais
The Associação Brasileira dos Reitores das Universidades Estaduais e Municipais - ABRUEM (Brazilian Association of Rectors of State and Municipal Universities) is a Brazilian association that represents the interests of rectors and vice-rectors of state and municipal universities. Founded in 1986,… learn more

Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras
Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras - CRUB (Council of Brazilian University Rectors) is a national organization in Brazil that represents the rectors and presidents of over 130 Brazilian universities. Founded in 1966, the organization aims to promote the development and improvement of… learn more

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