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Article. 1- The Humanistic University of Americas is a private, non-profit university recognized by the State of Florida at the State Department in the division of corporations with the federal registry of the United States under number N13000010792, head office in the City of Santa Maria- RS, Brazil, Rua dos Miosótis, 225, Neighborhood: Patronato and subscribed in 3756 Metro Pkwy, Apt. 726, Fort Myers, Florida, USA. Maintained by the Brazilian Society of Humanistic Psychoanalysis - Sobraph, legal entity of private law. Charitable, social, non-profit organization located in the city of Santa Maria-RS, Brazil.


Article. 2 - The HUA is an institution governed by its statute and the applicable provisions of its by-laws and statute of its maintainer. It is a university dedicated to offer doctorate and postdoctoral courses in the specific area of Psychoanalysis. It is a postgraduate course "Stritu Sensu" with a denomination of FREE COURSE, not following the norms and regulations of the Ministry of Education and CAPES in Brazil.


Article. 3 - HUA aims to offer an opportunity for scientific knowledge through its masters and doctorates collaborating for the human formation and of all the professionals who prioritize their human formation, anchored in the ethical and humanitarian principles to help society to practice justice, solidarity and technological advances and research in the social and human areas, collaborating to reduce the public health issues in all of America.


Article. 4 – The HUA has its place of work and education in the municipality of Santa Maria, RS, Brazil,  which has carried out its social and community work for more than twenty years. It also enables a center in the city of Miami-Florida to organize and administer the academic issues of the university.  


Sole paragraph: The head office can count on other units in the national territory and in other countries where it is necessary to attend to socialize and carry out research and scientific knowledge.


Article. 5 – The director of the University is Prof. Dr. Salézio Plácido Pereira. As honorable mention for its relevant services rendered the scientific research.


Article. 6 – The university has didactic and scientific autonomy, including its financial and patrimonial administration according to its statute.


Article. 7 - The university is constituted initially by professors from Brazil and other countries that characterize their participation in the formation and orientation of scientific research in several countries, having for this an international character. Being composed of faculty, staff and students, has the following objectives:

Article. 1- The Humanistic University of Americas is a private, non-profit university recognized by the State of Florida at the State Department in the division of corporations with the federal registry of the United States under number N13000010792, head office in the City of Santa Maria- RS, Brazil, Rua dos Miosótis, 225, Neighborhood: Patronato and subscribed in 3756 Metro Pkwy, Apt. 726, Fort Myers, Florida, USA. Maintained by the Brazilian Society of Humanistic Psychoanalysis -Sobraph, legal entity of private law. Charitable, social, non-profit organization located in the city of Santa Maria-RS, Brazil.


Article. 2: The HUA is a private institution founded in the United States of America in the state of Florida - Miami, for it follows US federal laws and regulations described in accordance with its Statute of your sponsor.

Article. 3: HUA aims to spread human and professional training in various countries in the Americas, focused on the socialization of scientific knowledge to enable the opportunity of people who need to develop their research projects with the guidance of our scientific professors. Our proposal is humanitarian and we want to offer scientific knowledge in several areas of knowledge with the model of distance education governed by the humanitarian and social principle.

Article. 4: The university head office is located in the city of Santa Maria-RS - Brazil and its registration and authorization made in the city of Miami-Florida-USA.

Single Paragraph: The university may authorize the operation of other decentralized units in other countries.

Article. 5 - The Representative and Rector of the University is Professor Doctor Salézio Plácido Pereira, and in the General Coordination, Prof. Dr. Carla C. Froner.

Article. 6: The Humanist University of the Americas has the following objectives:

I – Develop an excellent body of scientists to guide the research done in Brazil and other countries that have an interest in preparing professionals with an excellent quality of teaching.

II – To prepare scientists committed to the interests of justice and human promotion, aware of their responsibility to prepare scientists capable of helping to reduce health problems, violence, poverty and illiteracy by developing initiatives to encourage economic and intellectual prosperity.

III – Disseminate in all countries the importance of this scientific theoretical training to broaden the economic, social, psychic health conditions in the areas of political leadership and to promote the value of the human and social sciences in order to reduce conflicts of violence in all senses. 

IV –Signing agreements with universities from other countries and institutions that are interested in promoting scientific research with the help of our body of scientists bringing many benefits to lessen the problems of dependency and scientific backwardness in various countries that need scientists involved with the humanitarian cause and world peace, in combating poverty and intellectual misery.

V – Its great mission is to broaden and sympathize with the cause of the fight against illiteracy and to enable the formation of new scientists in all countries that require the presence of scientific knowledge.

VI – We want humanistic scientists committed to the cause of the intellectual and scientific development of professionals who need this contribution of knowledge, thus providing an opportunity to study at a distance with the resources coming from the internet.

VII – We want to establish partnerships with national and international governments or other non-governmental institutions that need our contribution of scientific knowledge.


University’s Structure.

Article. 8 : The HUA continues to be distributed in university centers, called research centers, institutes, supplementary bodies and decentralized units located in other countries, being on the general coordination of the executive commissions and deliberative councils.

§ 1st - According to the areas of knowledge, they offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses, extension and research at the specialization level, master's degree and doctorate level. All must be carried out at a distance as the proposal of teaching, extension and research of this university.

§ 2nd - In each host country of this university, postgraduate research and extension projects that can collaborate with the development in the fight against illiteracy and social problems of specific areas that need research.

§ 3rd - Each professor guiding these research at the specific postgraduate level of this university should offer support and guidance to the research activities according to the projects organized for those purposes. Being that the mission of this university is to promote distance learning and to offer the professional training of new scientists in several countries of the americas.

§ 4th -  The scientific research advisor should indicate the bibliographies according to the requirements of each area of knowledge. The books and academic material are the responsibility of the student, therefore, it becomes imperative that the apprentice assume this character of self-taught seeking the resources of knowledge for his technical, scientific and personal training. 

§ 5th - The decentralized university sub-offices may, according to the requirements of each country, offer scientific knowledge through teaching, research and extension to help solve problems in the areas of health, human promotion, work, prevention of violence against childhood and adolescence and all forms of racism.


University’s Management


Of the Management Body

Article. 9 - The administration takes place through academic commissions and executive bodies to guide and monitor graduate and postgraduate activities, international sub-offices.

Article. 10. - Are governing bodies of the Senior Management:

I - the University Council and its scientific commissions;

II - the Board of Trustees.


Article. 11. – The rector director is responsible for the administration of the university in its entirety.

Article. 12. - The deliberative body of the university is its scientific council or curator, represented as a collegiate.

Article. 13. – At each of the university's decentralized offices, a director can be appointed to be appointed by the rector to be responsible for teaching and research. The issuance of diplomas and other documents must be carried out and accompanied by reports that must be sent to the university headquarters.

Management of scientific committees.


The Scientific Committee of the University.

Article. 15. –The scientific committee are people who define the guidelines of university policy in relation to teaching, research and extension, especially in this case specify how to conduct studies at a distance. Being that the main mission of this institution is to offer postgraduate courses at the level of specialization, masters and doctorate with quality for its students.

Single Paragraph – These scientific commissions can make their votes by e-mail over the internet, when there is a need for some kind of decision.

Article. 16. – Are part of the University Council:

I – The Rector, as President;

II - the Vice-Rector, as Vice-President;

III - the Pro-Rectors;

IV – The Legal Prosecutor.

VI - The coordinators of the postgraduate courses.

VII - The representative of the international relations of the University;

VIII -  The representative of the Mainstreaming Entity;

IX - a representative of organized civil society;

X – three faculty representatives; graduate, post-graduate, master's and doctoral degrees.

XI – A representative of the technical-administrative staff;

XII - § 1st -,The mentioned members in the subsections may be substituted for the supplements being appointed by the Rector. Everyone can hold these meetings through video conferences with the majority of the present to resolve issues pertaining to university. These meetings and their topics should be included in the minutes. Whoever carries out this call of the Scientific Commission is the President at least once a year. Those who fail two successive calls should be replaced by new members, since they do not justify the absence of participation in these meetings.

Article. 18. - Are attributions of the Scientific Committee.


I – Organize and assist in university administration; encourage national and international research that has relevance to people's quality of life through research policies and their action in the community.

II - Ppprove the Statute and its amendments, submitting it to the approval of the Maintaining Entity; Approve the general regulations, and other regulations of the seats in other countries that make necessary the presence of the university.

III - Grant, as proposed by the Rector, or indication is forwarded by the directions of the Faculties, honorary degrees and academic dignities;

III - Approve the creation, suppression or alteration of University Units, sequential courses, undergraduate and postgraduate courses stricto sensu;

Article. 19. – The Scientific Committee ordinarily decides by a majority of the members present and, by a majority of two thirds of its members, one vote being cast by each of them, and the president also the tiebreaker.

Article. 20. - The Chambers of the University Council are: Undergraduate and Postgraduate, Research and Extension at a distance.

Article. 21. - Are attributions of the Research Chamber:

I- Propose to the University Council policies and guidelines for Research, Innovation and Development and other projects related to your instance;

II - Approve the evaluation policy in the research area;

III - Monitor the granting of scholarships, grants and budgets concerning research at all educational levels;

IV - To issue notion on the creation of Research Institutes;

V - evaluate periodically the activities carried out by the Research Institutes;

VI - to accompany the creation, suspension and suppression of research structures;

VII - to ensure the integrity and transparency of the research developed at the University;

VIII - guide the editorial policy of the University;

IX - to act as a higher level recursional body in the areas of Research, Innovation and Development, in the form of the General Rules.

Article. 22. - Attributions of distance postgraduate courses Are:

I – To approve by means of the defense of the scientific research proposed by its supervisor and observed by the examining board, observing the requirements and criteria of evaluation of the regiment of the graduate courses of each specific area. Doctors have the competence and autonomy to evaluate and approve the research in that area of performance of the one who presents the doctoral or master's thesis.

Section II

The Ethics and Inspection Committee.

Article. 23.– This committee is an organ of the university that monitors and deliberates on subjects pertinent to the conduction of the university.

Article. 25. - The Committee on Ethics and Supervision is made up of:

I- the Rector, as President;

II - the Vice-Rector, as Vice-President;

III - the Pro-Rectors;

IV - A representative of the Entity Maintainer, and another belonging to the workforce of the University;

Single paragraph - The functions of Secretary of the Board shall be exercised by the person delegated to that meeting.

Single paragraph - The minutes with the decisions of these meetings are available to the members of the ethics and inspection committee.


From the Executive Body of Superior Administration: Rectory

Article. 26. - The Rectory is the executive body that administers and coordinates the activities of the University.

Article. 27. - The Rector and Vice-Rector are appointed and sworn in by the President of the Brazilian Association of Psychoanalysis.

§ 1º - The Rector and the Vice-Rector must be Brazilian citizens.

§ 2º - The terms of office of the Rector and Vice-Rector are of eight years.

§ 3º - The Rector and the Vice-Rector may be reappointed in their positions.

Article. 30. - The duties of the Rector are:

I - administer, superintend, coordinate and supervise the activities of the Institution and represent the University, in or out of court;

II - to give office to the members of the committees of ethics and inspection, deliberative, Scientific and Financial.

III - appointing and inducting Pro-Rectors, Head of the Cabinet, Advisors to the Rectory, Prosecutor-General and Directors of Colleges;

IV - confer degrees and sign diplomas related to undergraduate and post-graduate courses stricto sensu;

VI - to sign diplomas for distance sequential courses;

VII - signing accords, agreements and other legal instruments with public and private entities or institutions;

VIII - exercise the disciplinary power in the jurisdiction of the University;

IX - to issue Resolutions, Ordinances and Normative Acts, in matters relating to its attributions;

XII - in conjunction with holders of a specific power of attorney, to handle bank accounts and issue receipts and settlements;

XIII - delegate powers and perform acts inherent to their functions not specified in this Statute.

Article. 31. - It is incumbent upon the Vice Rector to replace the Rector in his impediments, as well as to exercise functions attributed by the Rector.

Article. 32. - In the simultaneous impediment of the Rector and his / her Vice, the duties of the office of the Vice-Rector shall be exercised with more time in his office, or, in case of a tie, those who have more time in service at the University.


Article. 33. - The Pro-Rectors are appointed by the Rector, after hearing the Keeping Entity, and have their attributions disciplined by the General Rules.


From the Administration of University Venues

Section I

Administration of Postgraduate and Undergraduate Courses.

Article. 34. – PhDs and Masters, or Specializations are administered by a coordinator, in the form of General Rules.

§ 1º - The Coordinators are appointed by the Rector.

Article. 35. – All postgraduate courses at the specialization level, MSc and PhD will be carried out at a distance.

Article. 36. - Colleges are organized in Courses and Programs.

§ 1º - The Courses and Programs bring together teachers who carry out teaching, research and extension activities;

§ 2º - The Undergraduate and Graduate Program Coordinator stricto sensu is appointed by the Academic Dean and appointed by the Rector.

§ 3º. The assignments of the Course Coordinators and the Postgraduate Programs stricto sensu are defined in the General Rules.


Patrimony and Financial Order

Article. 37. - The university's use patrimony is formed by the:

I - movable and immovable property, and the rights of the Maintainer at the disposal of the University;

II - rights and assets to be acquired;

III - aid, grants and public and private subsidies and the result of each year.

Single paragraph - The movable property, real estate and rights of the Maintenant Entity at the disposal of the University continue to belong to that of full right.

Article. 38. - The disposal of assets used by the University, by the Maintaining Entity, is effective only after hearing the Council of the Ethics and Surveillance Commission.

Article. 39. – The maintenance and improvement of the University's use patrimony is done through:

I - budget allocation;

II - appropriations granted to it by any public authority, individuals or legal entities;

III - revenues and own, ordinary or contingent revenues, on any account;

IV - legacies or donations made by individuals or corporations;

V - resources derived from agreements, services rendered and other activities of the Institution.

Article. 40. - The financial regime of the University is based on the exercise of the calendar year.

Article. 41. - The University budget, approved by the Mainstreaming Entity, disciplines the revenue forecast and attends to the expenses arising from legal obligations and others that have been regularly assumed.


Activities of the University


The Academic Board

Article. 42. - Admission to distance and sequential, undergraduate and postgraduate courses stricto sensu occurs through a selective process, and it is incumbent upon the Postgraduate courses to establish the norms.

Article. 43. - Postgraduate students may study subjects at a distance, as established in the General Rules.

Article. 44. - The University adopts the enrollment by discipline or credits, in semester regime, being able to group the disciplines of the curriculum in semester blocks to be recommended to the students, in the form of the General Regiment.


Courses of postgraduate,

Article. 45. - The University offers the following courses and programs:

I - sequential courses; at a distance.

II - postgraduate studies, including the PhD in distance psychoanalysis and other modalities that the legislation will create;

III - of post-graduation stricto sensu: masters and doctorate, and lato sensu: specialization and improvement; all can be carried out at a distance using the resources of online conferences over the internet.

IV - of extension.

Single paragraph – Distance learning courses and programs can offer social projects in their area of knowledge in that community where the researcher works, so the people involved in this extension project will be benefiting from this distance knowledge that is offered by the university.


Article. 46. - The distance courses aim to increase access opportunities at the master's and doctoral level, by field of knowledge, attending to the demands of professionals who need to qualify.

Article. 47. – All the courses of this university must follow the productive guidelines of the humanistic character, prevailing a character of solidarity, help and cooperation to diminish or eradicate the opportunity of studying and appropriating scientific knowledge. 


Article. 48. - The postgraduate courses of masters and doctorate taught by this institution aims to develop an opportunity for distance study in several countries, so it is a university with an international purpose. The objective is to offer scientific knowledge through these distance masters and doctoral courses with the intention of qualifying professionals from several areas of knowledge.

Article. 49. – This humanist university of the americas was idealized with the objective of developing research in the areas of human and social sciences and more specifically in psychoanalysis to meet the great demand of lack of scientific study related to psychic health. Our interest is to meet and offer a group of competent scientific teachers to reduce or eradicate disease and human suffering from scientific knowledge.

Article. 50. – Students from other foreign-speaking countries will be able to carry out their distance-learning postgraduate course, with a professor appointed by the university to follow the development of their scientific research.

Single paragraph – The requirements of this selection process should be carried out by your research advisor upon presentation of your professional curriculum in that area of knowledge.


University Dignities and Diplomas

Article. 51. - The University has awarded Doctor Honoris Causa and Honorary Doctorate to distinguish professionals of recognized merits and eminent personalities, and the following honors: Professor Emeritus, Meritorious, Erich Fromm Medal, Cultural Merit, University Merit and Academic Honors.

Sintle paragraph - The granting of university dignities is specified in the General Regulations.

Article. 52. - The University grants to students who complete undergraduate and postgraduate courses stricto sensu, the degrees to which they are entitled and issue the corresponding diplomas, signed by the Rector and by the conclusion.

Article. 53. - The University issues the diplomas or certificates to students who complete the sequential courses.

§ 1º - The diplomas of the superior courses of specific formation are signed by the Director of the Faculty, by the Rector and by the conclusion.

§ 2º - The certificates of higher courses of Complementation of Studies are signed by the Director of the Faculty, by the Academic Dean and by the conclusion.

Article. 54. - For students who complete Specialization or Improvement Courses, the University issues certificates, signed by the Coordinator of the respective course, by the Director of the Faculty and by the Academic Pro-Rector.

Article. 55. - For students completing Extension Courses, the University issues certificates, signed by the Pro-Rector of Extension and Community Affairs.

Single paragraph – "The digital signature, provided it is certified, is allowed in substitution of the signatures provided for in the caput of this article."

Article. 56. - "The digital signature, provided it is certified, is allowed in substitution of the signatures provided for in the caput of this article".


The Student Body

Article. 57. - The University's student body is made up of students enrolled in distance, undergraduate and graduate (advanced, master's, master's and doctoral) sequential courses.

§ 1º - Also considered as students are foreigners enrolled in sequential distance, undergraduate and postgraduate courses stricto sensu, by virtue of agreements or exchanges.

Article. 58. - The rights and duties of the student body, as well as the disciplinary regime, are specified in the General Rules.



General Provisions

Article. 59. - Teachers, students and staff are obliged to comply with the Statute and the General Rules.

Article. 60. - The University's flag has magenta and white colors, with the acronym UHA in the center.

Article. 61. - The University acts under the responsibility of its Main Entity before the public authorities and the general public, and it undertakes to take the necessary measures for its proper functioning, respecting the laws of the United States of America and these Statutes, the academic freedom of the teaching and students and the very competence of the collegiate bodies, deliberative and consultative nature of maintained.

Article. 62. - The University may be dissolved by decision of the Entity Maintainer, proposed by the Board Ethics and supervision and approval of the dean in office.

Single paragraph - In case of dissolution of the University, the patrimony continues to belong, by full right, to the Keeping Entity.

Article. 63. - This Statute may be amended by decision of the University Council, with the approval of the Keeping Entity and, in the form of legislation, with the approval of the Florida Department of the State of Florida, where it is registered under number N13000010792.



The research areas

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Approved by members of the Brazilian society of psychoanalysis on November 10, 2013, where all the psychoanalysts met to approve the creation of this university that will be registered in the city of Miami, in the State of Florida, USA.

Duly approved the statute of this university which is followed and signed by all members who are part of this psychoanalytic society.

                                    Santa Maria (Brazil), November 11, 2017.


We are recognized by the state Department of florida,  United States - USA.