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Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Location

Reitor João David Ferreira Lima, Florianópolis Brazil

Ranking

# 781-790QS World University Rankings

About Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

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 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

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 information

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Rankings & ratings

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina is one of the top public universities in Florianópolis, Brazil. It is ranked #781-790 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

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
  • 2023
    #801-1000
  • 2024
    #801-850
  • 2025
    #781-790

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