About UFSC

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) — public non-profit university. It is located in Florianopolis, Brazil. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 1962. As an active member of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), UFSC is participating in developing the academic environment.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which UFSC is on top-930. The educational institution is in 56 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

UFSC conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.

Florianopolis, Brazil
Establishment year
International students
Female students

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Rating QS
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UFSC tuition fees

At UFSC, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UFSC start from 194 USD. International students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD per year. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

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

Academic calendar
194 USD/year
1,000 USD/year
194 USD/year
1,000 USD/year

UFSC campus

The campus of UFSC is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax. UFSC accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.

Campus Type

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. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
87016Universidade Federal de Santa CatarinaBrazilFlorianópolis
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
92Santa Catarina State UniversityBrazilFlorianópolis
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
108Instituto Federal de Santa CatarinaBrazilFlorianópolis
Estácio College of Florianópolis – Estácio FlorianópolisBrazilFlorianópolis
Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)BrazilFlorianópolis

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
1151University of São PauloBrazilSão Paulo
1,000 USD
from  0 USD
to  1,000 USD
2482University of CampinasBrazilCampinas
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
2993Federal University of Rio de JaneiroBrazilRio de Janeiro
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
3894São Paulo State UniversityBrazilSão Paulo
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
4375Federal University of Rio Grande do SulBrazilPorto Alegre
1,000 USD
1,000 USD