Brazil: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul is based in Porto Alegre, capital of Rio Grande do Sul and has approximatelly 30 000 students. Located close to the border of Uruguay and Argentina, Rio Grande do Sul is strategically positioned in the community MERCOSUL, for being in the center of a region which holds 60% of all Latin America’s economy.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Portuguese
Academic calendar: March - June, August - December
Credit system: 20 units is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Website:  www.ufrgs.br
Youtube: ufrgstv
Note: The university will assist in finding accommodation but does not provide on campus living.

Exchange opportunities

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