Created in mid-2011, the Department of Rural Development (DDR) has a multidisciplinary team of professionals who develop teaching, research and extension activities in the areas of Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Human Sciences.

Departament Head

The current head of the Department (2020/2021) is exercised by Prof. PhD. Patricia Marluci da Conceição and her substitute, Prof. PhD. Ronaldo Antonio dos Santos. The Department’s deliberative body is the Departmental Council, which is made up of all the department’s teaching staff, a representative from the technical-administrative staff and a representative from the student body.

Departament Secretary

Mrs. Kelly Legoro


Departmento of Rural Development
Center for Agrarian Sciences – UFSCar
Rodovia Anhanguera (SP330), km 174
13600-970 Araras – São Paulo
Caixa Postal 153
Phone number: (19) 3543-2693