At Tiradentes University, alongside with teaching and extension/outreach, research is a central structural base

for higher education development.

It plays an important role in developing new patterns of knowledge production and drives innovation for students, scientists and future members of the workforce. Regional development is one of the core strategies of research at Tiradentes University. It impacts undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as faculty members focusing on topics considered important for Brazil in different fields of knowledge as well as for global issues.


Main Goals of Research at Tiradentes University

  • Contribute to the training of human resources
  • Contribute to reduce the average time to complete graduate degree programs
  • Introduce and disseminate a culture of research in undergraduate studies
  • Awaken vocations in science and encourage potential talents
  • Provide proper techniques and the development of the creativity in the science, through orientation of qualified researchers
  • Foster the internationalization process

Research Policies

In order to consolidate the culture of scientific research in our institution and support the insertion of Brazilian researchers in global networks, our research policies are structured by the understanding that academic knowledge should take into account community needs. At Tiradentes University, investigative practice is a decisive element for learning. We understand the acquisition of scientific knowledge and its dissemination as one of the critical stages of the learning/teaching process that consolidates a process of lifelong education.