Brazil: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is the largest federal university in Brazil with more than 56 000 students. It is normally ranked among the top five institutions in Latin America. The University is located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, often regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Portuguese
Academic calendar: February - June, end July - December
Credit system: 20 units is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Website:  www.ufrj.br
Note: The university will provide accommodation on campus, provided you apply in time.

Exchange opportunities

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