Brazil: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Situated in Belo Horizonte, UFMG is one of the most prominent universities in Brazil, with approximately 45 000 students. The origins of the university go back as far as the 19th century and the institution pursues a strong commitment to research, implementing it on all levels of education.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Portuguese
Academic calendar: End February/beginning of March - June, end July/beginning of August - December
Credit system: 20 units is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Website:  www.ufmg.br/english
Youtube: ​​​​​​​UFMG ​​​​​​​
Note: The university will offer all students the alternative to stay with host families, or provide support in finding accommodation close to the university.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 4 semester or 2 full-year spots per year
Grade requirements: none