Universidade Estadual de Londrina

College & Education

South America, Brazil, ParanĂ¡

Universidade Estadual de Londrina (abbreviated UEL; State University of Londrina) is one of the public universities of the State of ParanĂ¡, Brazil. UEL was created in 1970, being recognized officially by Federal Ordinance 69.234/71. In 1987 'free teaching' was implemented at the Institution, and in 1991 it gained autonomy from the State. Since the 2005 admission exam, UEL adopted an official system of quotas for black students, as well as quotas for applicants originating from public schools, in order to attend to social and minority support policies. It is located in the city of Londrina, second largest city in the state and fourth largest in the southern region of the country.