Universidade do Estado De Santa Catarina
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Distance to Cedar Falls: 5597 miles
Florianopolis is the island capital of Santa Catarina. With over 40 beaches, innumerable parks and natural reserves, this city serves as an enchanting, busy, and touristic place to study. The excellent night life is balanced by historical beauty and natural surroundings.
No proficiency certificate is required. However, students must have a good knowledge in the Portuguese language to follow regular classes. The university has no programs/courses taught in English, but some professors offer part of their classes in English. The College of Education Science offers Portuguese classes for exchange students without any tuition fees. All majors at UDESC are available to exchange students.
Public Administration (BS)
Architecture and Urbanism
Visual Arts (BA)
Library - Information Management (BS)
Computer Science (BS)
Accounting Science (BS)
Design - Qualification in Graphic Design (Bachelor)
Design - Qualification in Industrial Design (BS)
Physical Education (Undergraduate)
Physical Education (BS)
Nursing - Emphasis on Public Health
Fisheries Engineering (BS)
Production Engineering and Systems
Physical Therapy (BS)
Geography (BA and BS)
History (BA and BS)
Fashion - Qualification in Fashion Design (Bachelor)
Music - Piano (BA)
Music - Guitar (BS)
Music - Violin and Viola (BS)
Music - Cello (BS)
Information Systems (BS) - CEAVI
Information Systems (BS) - CEPLAN
Theatre (Graduate and Undergraduate)
Technology Assessment and Systems Development
Mechanical Technology - Industrial Production Style Furniture
Animal Science - Emphasis on Sustainable Animal Production
Spring Semester: early March-mid July
Fall Semester: early August-early December
Summer Session: early May-late June
Accommodation & Meals
On-campus living is not available, but the International Cooperation Office gives support to locate other accommadation options.
Accommadation: between US$200-US$600/month.
Meals: approximately US$200/month.
Public transportation: approximately US$30/month.
Airfare: approximately US$1,000.
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