Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

UFMG was founded in 1927 and is one of Brazil's five largest universities, being the largest federal university. It is one of the best universities in Latin America, with its Social Sciences course considered the best in the country and its undergraduate courses ranked in 1st place in the National Student’s Performance Exam.

UFMG is based in Belo Horizonte, in southern Brazil. The city was named for its beautiful view of the nearby mountains and is the first modern planned Brazilian city with its wide avenues, large lakes, parks and jutting skyline. One of the main attractions of the city is the football stadium at Mineirão.

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme Partner

UFMG is an Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme Partner. The Erasmus+ programme now offers mobility worldwide, all participants receive a travel and subsistence allowance.

ICM funding and application

Any questions contact GoAbroad@glasgow.ac.uk

Available Subject Areas

  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Education
  • Life Sciences

Key facts

  • This opportunity is for: PhD; staff
  • Priority subject areas:
    • Education;
    • Earth Sciences;
    • Biological Sciences.
  • Language oif teaching: Portuguese
  • Cost of living
  • Nearest airport: Tancredo Neves Airport 
  • Accommodation