Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG

Contact

Name

Benjamin Pietsch

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90686

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais is located in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state Minas Gerais. The city has a population of over 2 million and is one of the most important cities in the country. The public university is considered the best university in the state.

 
General Information

Country

Brazil

City

Belo Horizonte

Founded

1927

Number of Students

33,187

Websites

Homepage

International Office

Fact Sheet

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University partnership

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter semester and/or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

Four

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

Semester 1: middle of March to middle of July

Semester 2: beginning of August to middle of December

Study Possibilities

Overview of courses and programs

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application Information on the website
Language Requirements Special rule for Brazil: Students must only provide proof of having completed A2 GER for Portuguese at the time of application. When applicants are nominated to the partner university, they then must provide proof of having completed B1 GER.
Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

December 15: 1 to 2 semesters starting in the winter semester of the same year

You can find further information on the application portal website.

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Costs Travel costs, living expenses, and housing
Average Cost of Living From 1000 to 1500 Real
Funding Possibilities

BAföG Abroad
PROMOS Scholarships for Abroad
RWTH Scholarship Database
DAAD Scholarship Database
Finanzierung des Auslandsaufenthaltes

 
Practical Information
Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. Students are responsible for having health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad.
Experience Reports See experience reports in MoveON
Additional Information

Federal Foreign Office
DAAD
Study in Brazil