To join the Graduate Programs of the Department of Chemistry (PPG-Qui), all candidates will be submitted to a single selection process. This selection process takes place each semester, in agreement with the rules and dates published in specific announcements.

Registrations must be performed on-line, through the Selection Process System for Graduate Courses of PUC-Rio, at this link. Each candidate should create his/her registry, informing full name and e-mail. After receiving the password by the registered e-mail, the candidate must enter again the System to validate the registration.


Selection process

The selection process will consist of the following stages, as the content of the exam and the maximum duration of each stage will be revealed in specific announcements.

i) Exam of English language;

ii) Exam of basic knowledge in Chemistry;

iii) Interview (for candidates in Doctoral Program, including the presentation of Research Project).


Information for Incoming Students

CCCI (Coordenação Central de Cooperação Internacional) is the agency responsible for internationalization at PUC-Rio, with a website providing important information for incoming students:

PUC-Rio (about the university, campus map, about the campus and social life at PUC-Rio)


Portuguese as a Second Language at PUC-Rio

Courses in English

Living in Rio de Janeiro