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Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Campus Universitário Reitor João David Ferreira Lima, s/n - Trindade Florianópolis View map
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Public
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32,368
2,888

Overview

The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) has its main campus 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 placed among the best universities in Brazil and in Latin America.

UFSC’s mission is to produce, systematize, and socialize philosophical, scientific, artistic, and technological knowledge, broadening and deepening students’ education for the professional practice, critical thinking, and national and international solidarity with a view to building a just 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 50,000 people, including about 6,000 faculty and staff members. 

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

University Highlights

Total students - 32,368

31.1%
68.9%

Total faculty staff - 2,888

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2888

Total students - 32,368

31.1%
68.9%

Total faculty staff - 2,888

2888
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