Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Contact

Name

Jasmin Ahadi

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 97854

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

Florianópolis is located in southern Brazil on a peninsula connected to mainland by a narrow piece of land. The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC for short, is a public university in the state of Santa Catarina with its main campus in Florianópolis and other campuses in Joinville, Curitibanos, and Araranguá. The courses of study in mechanical engineering, control technology, sanitary engineering and health technology, electrical engineering, and denistry should be particularly highlighted. UFSC is in place 45 in the Latin America ranking by QS as of 2012/13.

Brazilian universities distinguish themselves through a close relationship between teaching and research and between students and the teaching staff.

 
General Information

Country

Brazil

City

Florianópolis and other campuses in Joinville, Curitibanos, Araranguá

Founded

1960

Number of Students

34500

Websites

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

UFSC International Office

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University partnership

Who can apply?

Bachelor students
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies

Length of Stay

Maximum of one year

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester or both

Number of Exchange Placements

five or more

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester: middle of March to middle of July
2nd semester: beginning of August to middle of December

Study Possibilities

Undergraduate

Graduate

Course Offerings

Programs

Language Courses

UFSC offers language courses for exchange students.

Intensive course

 
Application
Language Requirements

Portuguese: B1

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office You can find further information on the application portal website.

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living about 600 to 700 euros per month
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations The university does not arrange housing for students, but there is a list of different housing options.
Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad.
Experience Reports See the experience reports at Moveonline Exchange
Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD
Study in Brazil

Brazil