The Geography Graduate Program is formed by the Master and Doctoral levels. The Master's degree was implemented in 2004 and the Doctorate in 2016. Being a reference in the graduate courses in Geography in the Amazon. The Program aims to be configured as a Center of Excellence in Geography of the Amazon, with emphasis on the analysis of agents, processes and conflicts in different scales. This is the strategic scientific and institutional objective of the Master's course, through which the social and regional insertion in the Pan Amazon is extended, allowing us to narrow the exchanges in the research and training of researchers in Amazónian subjects with other similar centers for this study in the region.
Since 2004, the Geography Graduate Program of UFPA (PPGEO) has composed the framework of the Brazilian postgraduate. Thirteen years passed, we became a master's degree of academic and scientific reference in the region. Some academic production numbers highlight this, as there are more than 230 published articles, 29 published books, more than 220 book chapters, more than 340 articles published in annals of events, 200 abstracts in annals, over 340 presentations of work in events , more than 260 technical papers, more than 200 dissertations oriented, 6 theses oriented, 4 thesis co-orientations, 283 specialization works, more than 370 course-completion works oriented, 114 Scientific Initiation guidelines, among others that highlight the magnitude of the Program.
Our professors integrate scientific entities such as Historical and Geographical Institute of Pará (IHGP); Association of Brazilian Geographers (AGB – Portuguese acronym); Regional Council of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy of Pará (CREA-PA); Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science (SBPC – Portuguese acronym); National Association of Postgraduation and Research in Urban and Regional Planning (ANPUR); and Brazilian Forum on Climate Change.
The faculty of 13 (thirteen) doctors, the curricular structure, the disciplines, the research groups, the dissertations, the academic and institutional activities, the publications in periodicals, books and annals, as well as the agglutinative themes of them, reflect an intense, comprehensive and profitable dialogue with popular education entities, trade conglutination, representative associations of quilombola communities, basin committees, directories of conservation units, reserves and settlements of Brazilian society and, in particular, Amazónian society. Interlocution with the movements of society, in the sense proposed by Pierre Bourdieu of targeted participation, whose course is between the agenda items of the Collegiate meetings and the program planning seminars.