Universidade Federal do Rio Grande- FURG (Brazil)
FURG is a public university supported by the Brazilian Government. Among undergraduate and graduate programs, FURG has more than 15,000 students. FURG is the pioneer and ranks among the top universities regarding studies of Oceanography in Brazil, including mariculture.
There is a graduate program of Aquaculture in FURG, first alumni graduated in 2003, and since then, more than 100 students finished their MSc and PhD. Professors of the Institute of Oceanography have vast national and international experience, attending and organising conferences and conducting important research in the field of mariculture as can be seen from their list of publications in important peer-refereed magazines.