Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.

About UFBA

Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA) — public non-profit university. It is located in Salvador, Brazil. As a part of Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras (CRUB), Rede Nacional de Extensão (RENEX), UFBA is actively building the academic environment in Brazil.

The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 1357 place in the world. The educational institution is in the top-1270 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

UFBA does research in different fields of study. You can find them on the official site.

LocationSalvador, Brazil
Establishment year1946
International students438
Female students41%

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#1357
Rating THE2023#1272
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UFBA tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at UFBA is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 198 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 1,000 USD. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters

Bachelor degree at UFBA

Admission to the bachelor's programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.

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UFBA campus

The university campus is located in Salvador. University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. The university has many opportunities for sports. There are sports grounds and various clubs.

Sport FacilitiesYes

What to do after graduation

There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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