The Visual Arts post-graduate programme (PPGAV) at Rio de Janeiro Federal University’s School of Fine Arts regularly offers Masters and Doctoral courses in the Visual Arts. The programme is part of Brazil’s Postgraduate National System and is certified by CAPES/MEC.
PPGAV’s aim is to train researchers, teachers and highly qualified professionals within the visual arts. It also aims to promote critical, theoretical and methodological thought in the field of theory and artistic practice, promote scientific and artistic production and its dissemination, encourage cooperative practices and academic exchanges in teaching and research.
PPGAV’s main field of activity is teaching and research in the area of visual arts’ knowledge.
In the CAPES assessment for the 2010/2013 triennium, PPGAV was awarded concept 6.