Our International Office

The university has academic cooperation agreements with over 260 institutions in 44 countries, receives annually an average of 100 foreign students, and sends some 300 students abroad every year – 80 of whom with scholarship grants.

America

Argentina
Barbados
Bolívia
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Cuba
Equador
Honduras
Mexico
Paraguay
Peru
USA
Uruguay

Africa

Angola
Cape Verde
Mozambique
São Tomé and Príncipe

Asia

Bangladesh
China
India
Israel
Japan
Malaysia
South Korea

Europe

Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Finland
Germany
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom

Oceania

East Timor

Cooperation Networks

UFF develop bounds with several multilateral organizations around the globe, promoting the university and the country as a whole.

International Study Groups

Our professors and students constantly take part in research projects along with their peers in various other countries.

African Studies Group (NEAF)

NEAF gathers professors, students and researchers from UFF and other universities in order to look into matters having to do with the African diaspora and the impact of the African presence in the Americas. The center is coordinated by an interdisciplinary team of professors.

Galician Studies Group (NUEG)

The Galician Studies Group works to promote the Galician language, literature and culture at UFF. NUEG offers extension courses, workshops, seminars and sponsors academic research. The Group is the result of a partnership with the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela and Xunta de Galicia.

BRICS Studies Group (NUBRICS)

The Group sponsors research and promotes multidisciplinary activities conducted by UFF professors about the BRICS countries.

International Chairs

Along with international organizations and other brazilian universities, UFF promotes aid and language policies through their professsors and administrative structure.

In 2017 UFF joined the Sérgio Vieira de Mello Cathedra, created in 2003 by the United Nations High Commissariat for Refugees (UNHCR) in participation with several brazilian universities. At UFF, refugees can recognize their Undergraduation diplomas from their home countries, attend Portuguese for Foreigners classes, get aid to enter in a undergraduation course (including classes to be prepared to the selection exams) as well as legal, social and psychological aid.

Along with the Federal University of Santa Catarina, UFF holds a Chair on Language Policies for Multilingalism with UNESCO to research and promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation on global understanding for sustainability. It will facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and Europe.