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About UnB

University of Brasília (UnB) — public non-profit university. It is located in Brasilia, Brazil. The higher education institution is considered one of the youngest in the country, as it was founded in 1961. As an active member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), UnB is participating in developing the academic environment.

The university is one of the top-840 universities in the world.

UnB carries out research in several scientific areas.

LocationBrasilia, Brazil
Establishment year1961
International students1,262

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Rating QS2024#836
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry279
Social Sciences & Management394
Arts & Humanities438
Life Sciences & Medicine483
Natural Sciences514
Engineering & Technology524
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UnB tuition fees

The academic calendar at UnB is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UnB are different for locals and foreigners. Brazil citizens pay 203 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters

Bachelor degree at UnB

Students are accepted to bachelor's programs at UnB based on the results of entrance exams.

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UnB campus

UnB has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. UnB regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus TypeUrban

What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Brazil after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. Graduates of UnB are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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