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Standards for Accreditation


(Based on the PPGDTSA – Postgraduate Program in Territorial Development and Agroindustrial Systems) CHAPTER IV



Art. IV – The PPG faculty in Territorial Development and Agroindustrial Systems shall be composed of permanent professors, visiting and collaborator lecturers, accredited by the Academic Committee, being mostly UFPel professors, following the requirements of the Brazilian Ministry of Education and Culture and the UFPel Dean of
Research and Graduate Education.

§ 1 – The PPGDTSA professors shall be accredited or de-accredited by the Academic Committee at meetings with a specific agenda.

§ 2 – The re-accreditation and de-accreditation of professors from the Program shall be in accordance with the standards and the criteria established in the 11th and 12th articles.

Art. 11 – In order to apply for accreditation as a permanent professor with PPGDTSA, the professor shall have to fulfill the requirements below.

(i) have a Doctoral degree;

(ii) be in agreement with the standards of Capes (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel);

(iii) submit a working plan for the next two years regarding a research project (based on the Lines of Research of the Program) to be developed and a teaching proposal for a new course related to the Lines of Research or a participation proposal in an existing course of the Program;

(iv) submit evidence, for the last three years, of scientific and compatible production with the lines of research in the Program and be suitable to the evaluation standards recommended by Capes for the area.

§ 1 – Upon being accredited as a permanent professor, the professor will automatically become part of the PPGDTSA Academic Committee faculty.

§ 2 – Professors and/or researchers from another national or foreign educational and/or research institutions may join the PPGDTSA faculty, based on the Academic Committee criteria.

§ 3 – Any exception to this rule shall be analyzed by the College and approved by three-quarters of present voters.

Art. 12 – To pursue PPGDTSA as an established member, the faculty member will be submitted to an annual periodic evaluation by a Committee designated by the Academic Committee, that will consider the last three years. The Committee shall be responsible for the development of a legal opinion which shall be submitted for the Academic Committee Assembly for approval, whether recommending the renewal of accreditation of the PPGDTSA faculty.

§ 1 – The Academic Committee is responsible for determining the objective goals, which are recorded in the minutes of the meeting and shall constitute the quantitative and qualitative criteria to be evaluated by the Commission for the next triennial.

§ 2 – The non-compliance with the three-year goal may cause the professor to move from permanent to collaborator status. On the other hand, the accomplishment of the requirements imposed by art. 11 may bring the collaborating professor to the condition of a permanent one. In said cases, the Academic Committee shall consider the Program’s needs and the applicant’s qualification.

Art.12, §§ 1 and 2 of the regulations, which lays out the criteria regarding the faculty


Minute 10/2015.

Collaborating Professors

(i) that the entry into the faculty shall be through the research involvement of a permanent professor and by taking part in courses existing in the PPG DTSA.

(ii) The faculty’s permanence in the program’s collaborators shall be based on the concomitant meeting of the following criteria, which shall be reached in each CAPES evaluation process: giving courses with a workload of at least 30 hours/year; coaching of at least three students; publication of at least two B2 papers in the evaluation process.

(iii) The professor’s dismissal as a collaborator shall be for non-compliance with the criteria set forth as requirements for entry or maintenance in this condition.
Permanent Professor

(iv) The professor’s entry into the permanent faculty of the Program shall be based on the concomitant meeting of the criteria as follows: teaching an existing or new course with a workload of at least 30 hours/year; publication of at least 2 (two) B1 papers during the evaluation process.

(v) The professor’s permanence in the faculty of the Program shall be based on the concomitant compliance of the following criteria; which shall be reached in each Capes evaluation process: be rolled out in courses with a workload of at least 30 hours/year, or supervised tutoring of at least three students in each Capes evaluation process; publication of at least two papers B1 in the evaluation process.

(vi) Professor that does not meet the criteria for its permanence shall only be if less than 70% of the permanent professors do not reach the productivity criteria stated.

(vii) Quality is measured according the parameters of Qualis Capes, JCR, HScopus, and FIScielo indicators, as required by the subject report.

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