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.
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- International students
- Female students
Place in ratings
- Rating QS
- Rating THE
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.
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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.
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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.