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Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio11
  • International Students593
  • SizeXL
  • Total Faculty2,952

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The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) has its maincampus located in Florianópolis, capital of the state of Santa Catarina,Brazil. Founded on 18 December 1960 with the goal of promoting teaching,research and outreach, UFSC delivers free and public education and is placedamong the best universities in Brazil and in Latin America.

UFSC’s mission is to produce, systematize, and socializephilosophical, scientific, artistic, and technological knowledge, broadeningand deepening students’ education for the professional practice, criticalthinking, and national and international solidarity with a view to building ajust and democratic society and also guaranteeing quality of life.

With four other campuses distributed in the cities of Araranguá,Blumenau, Curitibanos and Joinville, UFSC community consists of around 50,000people, including about 6,000 faculty and staff members. 

UFSC’s achievements are seen as reference in Brazil and abroad andits internationalization process includes cooperation agreements witheducational institutions all over the world. Currently, there are more than 300partnerships with countries in all parts of the globe. 

About

The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) has its maincampus located in Florianópolis, capital of the state of Santa Catarina,Brazil. Founded on 18 December 1960 with the goal of promoting teaching,research and outreach, UFSC delivers free and public education and is placedamong the best universities in Brazil and in Latin America.

UFSC’s mission is to produce, systematize, and socializephilosophical, scientific, artistic, and technological knowledge, broadeningand deepening students’ education for the professional practice, criticalthinking, and national and international solidarity with a view to building ajust and democratic society and also guaranteeing quality of life.

With four other campuses distributed in the cities of Araranguá,Blumenau, Curitibanos and Joinville, UFSC community consists of around 50,000people, including about 6,000 faculty and staff members. 

UFSC’s achievements are seen as reference in Brazil and abroad andits internationalization process includes cooperation agreements witheducational institutions all over the world. Currently, there are more than 300partnerships with countries in all parts of the globe. 

University highlights

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina is one of the top Public universities in Florianópolis, Brazil. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #601+
  • 2014
    #651-700
  • 2015
    #651-700
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #751-800
  • 2019
    #751-800
  • 2020
    #701-750
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #801-1000

Ranking criteria

18.7
Academic Reputation
6.9
Citations per Faculty
6.3
Employer Reputation
18.6
Faculty Student Ratio
1.6
International Faculty Ratio
2.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
32,390

24%
76%

International students
593

39%
61%

Total faculty staff
2,952

92
2860

Total students
32,390

24%
76%

International students
593

39%
61%

Total faculty staff
2,952

2860
92
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