There are several ways to apply to UFSC’s undergraduate programs:
The Vestibular is the university entrance examination. It ranks applicants according to their performance and qualifies them for admission in the undergraduate programs. Foreign students can also take the exam. For further information, access COPERVE/UFSC website: http://coperve.ufsc.br/
:: Unified Selection System (Sisu/MEC)
The Unified Selection System (Sisu) is a computerized system established by the Ministry of Education (MEC) through which Brazilian public higher education institutions offer seats to applicants according to their performance in the National Secondary School Examination (Enem). For further information, access Sisu/MEC website: http://sisu.mec.gov.br/inicial
:: Transfer and Returning
Every semester, according to the academic calendar, the Student Administration Department (DAE) publishes a call for applications informing the seats available in each undergraduate program for transfer (to students coming from other higher education institutions), returning (to students who already graduated from UFSC or other institution) and changing degree program (to current students at UFSC). For further information, access DAE website: http://dae.ufsc.br/transferencias-e-retornos/
:: Programa de Estudantes-Convênio de Graduação (PEC-G)
The PEC-G is a cooperation program between the Brazilian government and other developing countries (from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean) with which Brazil maintains educational and cultural agreements. Governed by the Ministry of External Relations (MRE) and the Ministry of Education (MEC), it provides students from these countries the opportunity to pursue their undergraduate studies in Brazil and apply the acquired knowledge in their home countries. For further information, access MRE website: http://www.dce.mre.gov.br/PEC/PECG.php
International exchange students
International undergraduate students from universities that have cooperation agreements with UFSC can do an exchange at UFSC for one or two semesters. For further information and procedures, access SINTER website: http://sinter.ufsc.br/incoming/
Degree-seeking students and exchange students
Graduate Programs at UFSC set their own admission procedures for international students who wish to pursue their master’s or doctoral degrees or to do an exchange. Therefore, you should contact the Program of your interest to check its specific application requirements. At this link you will find the list of all graduate programs offered at UFSC and their respective websites: http://en.ufsc.br/graduate-programs/
Visa and registration
International students are responsible for providing the appropriate visa before coming to Brazil. In case of doubts, please consult the Brazilian Consulate in your home country. Upon arrival, it is necessary to go to the Federal Police Office to regularize your immigration status.
We look forward to welcoming you at UFSC!