Foreign degree validation

diploma-canudo All federal public universities are competent authorities entitled to recognize undergraduate degrees conferred by foreign higher education institutions, provided that they offer courses in the same area of knowledge as the degree.

If you are interested in having your degree validated by UFSC, you should contact the Student Administration Department (DAE): +55 48 3721-6556 or

The site of the Ministry of Education in Brazil provides you with all the required documents and procedures.

The Resolution n.º 01/02-CES/CNE, dated back to January 28th, 2002, contains all the validation norms.