Universidade Federal do Acre

Distrito Industrial, Rio Branco - State of Acre

On March 25, 1964, by means of State Decree nº 187, published in the Official Gazette of the State of April 4 of the same year, the Faculty of Law (State Law nº 15, of September 8, 1964) was born. Then it was recognized by Opinion No. 660, of September 4, 1970, of the Federal Council of Education, and by Presidential Decree No. 67,534, of November 11, 1970.

In 1968, the Faculty of Economic Sciences was created. Then came the courses in Literature, Pedagogy, Mathematics (full degree) and Social Studies (short duration). Thus, on March 3, 1970, the Centro Universitário do Acre became official, bringing together these five courses.

The University Center of Acre became University of Acre on January 22, 1971, under the Foundation regime, being integrated by the Faculties of Law and Economic Sciences. The federalization of the University of Acre took place on April 5, 1974, through Law No. 6,025.

Source: http://www.ufac.br/site/ufac/institucional accessed on 12/03/2021 and translated using Google Translate platform.


  • Forest economics
  • Market for tropical forest products
  • Forest management in tropical region


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The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.


Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632