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Fluminense Federal University


UFF was founded in 1960.


There are a number of academic departments:

  • Applied Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Language, Literature and Arts
  • Humanities
  • Physics, Mathematics and Earth Sciences
  • Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Biological Sciences


UFF researchers develop cutting-edge projects and products in partnership with other universities around the globe. 

  • Urbanism and Inequalities
  • Basic Research on Medical Chemistry
  • Artificial Intelligence and Psychiatry
  • Nutrition to chronic kidney disease patients
  • Optimization of magnetic materials
  • Optimization of delivery routes
  • Electronic Materials and Magnetic Devices
  • Strategic Applications in the Cloud
  • Ocean currents and climate changes
  • Virtual reality
  • Cultural Literary Circulation
  • Magnetic Molecular Material Applications
  • Multilingualism for social inclusion

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
801 -100
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
1201 -200
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
1501 -300
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
1017 -54
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The Buddy Program for foreign students aims to promote the integration of foreign students with UFF students and with the university in general. Buddies are responsible for assisting the foreign student upon their arrival in Brazil by helping them with their adaptation to the Brazilian academic routine.

Housing services

As student residence is unavailable for foreign students at UFF, the International Cooperation Office provides students with a list of options of accommodation in Niterói, and puts them in contact with a network of former students who will be glad to share information on room and board available in the city.

Library services

The Universidade Federal Fluminense has currently over 20 libraries, housing a comprehensive collection for research and an array of electronic catalogues available on online.

Campus life

Its headquarters are located in the city of Niterói and its campuses can be found in various parts of the state of Rio de Janeiro, as a result of a strong decentralization policy. There is also an out-of-state campus in Oriximiná, in the Amazon rainforest.

Student clubs

At UFF, students are also encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities such as LGBTQI+ groups, religious meetings, women and race equality groups, athletics (sports associations), students’ associations, community outreach work, etc.

Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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