Institute of Chemistry
+55 19 3521-3004
Post Office Box (Caixa Postal): 6154
Campinas, São Paulo - Brazil
Postal Code (CEP) 13083-970
The Institute of Chemistry at the University of Campinas was founded in 1967, commencing undergraduate classes in 1968. The first research laboratory was assembled in 1969, and the installation of the Institute in one of the currently occupied buildings, took place in 1971. Nowadays, it covers an area of approximately 32,000 m², covering around 2100 m² of teaching laboratories, 7,100 m² of research laboratories, 2,000 m² of instrument rooms, 1,500 m² of workshops and warehouse and 1,320 m² for Library, in addition to classrooms, teacher’ rooms, administrative area and other facilities. So far, over 1,300 bachelors have majored at the Institute of Chemistry and over 2,300 master’s and doctorate’s thesis have been defended.