Since 2003, the Graduate Program in Architecture and Urbanism, through the research group “Cidades na Amazônia”, has supported the development of studies, diagnostics and research focused on the metropolitan and municipal areas, in the Amazon region. The group's production has been disseminated by way of papers presented at national and international academic events, book chapters and national journals. The group also generated scientific initiation research grants and masters scholarships within the scope of the carried researches.