2nd semester – 2018
2 October 2018
On 2 October 2018, UFSC welcomed Prof. Dr. Ercan Altinson and Dr. Claudia Muëller, representatives from the Technische Universität Dresden,. After a presentation of both institutions, they visited some of UFSC’s laboratories. Topics such as research, teaching and academic mobility were discussed during the visit.
28 September 2018
|On 28 September 2018, UFSC welcomed representatives from the Écoles Centrales, Prof. Ina Taralova (EC Nantes) and Prof. Jocelyn Fiorina (CentraleSupélec), for a selection process of engineering students who wish to pursue a double degree. This process has been carried out for several years in Brazilian universities (UFRGS, UNICAMP, USP, UNB and UFRJ) and this year, for the first time, UFSC is part of the process.
This visit took place in the scope of the BRAFITEC project (UFSC, UNICAMP and UFRGS) coordinated by UFSC and entitled: “Projeto de Cooperação Franco-Brasileiro para Formação de Engenheiros na Área de Controle e Automação”. Selected students may be awarded scholarships by Eiffel and BRAFITEC.
12 September 2018
On 12 September 2018, UFSC’s Rector, Prof. Ubaldo Balthazar, and representatives from the Office of International Relations, the Prorectoratefor Graduate Studies and the Prorectorate for Research, welcomed Austria’s Ambassador Irene Giner-Reichi. The meeting took place at the Rector’s Office, where possible partnerships with the government of Austria, not only with higher education institutions but also with private institutions, were discussed. The area of common interest is sustainability, a theme that involves several undergraduate and graduate programs. UFSC and Austria’s Ambassador made themselves available for the development of future joint projects.
24 August 2018
|On 24 August, the specialist from the Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States of America and Brazil, and Professor of Political Science at Western Michigan University, James Butterfield, was welcomed at UFSC to present the results from his observations about the internationalization programs developed at UFSC and other Southern Brazil Universities. The presentation was held in the Rectorate Building’s Council Room and was open to the general public, bringing suggestions about UFSC’s internationalization proposals.|
16 August 2018
|On 16 August, UFSC’s Rector, Prof. Ubaldo Balthazar, and the Secretary for International Relations, Lincoln Fernandes, welcomed a Committee from the United States Consulate in Porto Alegre. The Committee was formed by the Consul and Principal Officer, Julia Harlan; the Public Affairs Officer, John Jacobs; the Political and Economic Advisor, Aline Vecchia; and the Education and Culture Advisor, Marianne Behs. At the meeting, paths for cooperation agreements between UFSC and the Consulate were discussed.|
27 July 2018
|On 27 July, the Secretary for International Relations, Lincoln Fernandes, welcomed the Consul General of Japan to discuss prospective cooperation agreements.|
23 July 2018
|On 23 and 24 July, UFSC welcomed a representative from the Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania. At the meetings, cooperation agreements, especially regarding the Erasmus + Program, were discussed.|
1st semester – 2018
13 June 2018
|On 13 June, SINTER welcomed representatives from the Instituto Superior Politécnico Independente (ISPI) – Angola, accompanied by Prof. Ilka Boaventura from UFSC’s Department of Anthropology. During the meeting, a cooperation agreement between ISPI and UFSC was discussed.|
16 May 2018
|On 16 May, UFSC’s Rector and the Secretary for International Relations met with representatives from Université Laval in order to strengthen collaborative projects among UFSC, the Université Laval and Québec’s Health and Social Services System, with a view to enabling student internship agreements.|
25 April 2018
|On 25 April, UFSC welcomed Dr. Gérard Perrier from the Institut Français du Brésil of the Consulate General of France – São Paulo. At the meeting, issues regarding the France-Brazil cooperation were discussed, focusing on the “French-Brazilian chairs” and the “French Readers” programs, which aim to strengthen the relationship between Brazilian faculty members and French institutions.|
|On 25 April, SINTER welcomed Dr. Jeff Bray from the University of Bournemouth. At the meeting, the possibility of institutionalizing and expanding the current cooperation between both universities, as well as the beginning of a new project called “Newton Institutional Links”, were discussed.|
27 March 2018
On 27 March, a meeting was held between a representative from the Global Affairs Canada Office, Paula Manozzo, and representatives from SINTER staff responsible for the International Programs and Agreements. The Global Affairs Office often offers scholarships for Brazilian students. Therefore, cooperation agreements and partnerships between Canadian institutions and UFSC were discussed.
27 March 2018
|On 27 March, UFSC welcomed a representative from Campus France Brasil who gave a lecture at the School of Socio-Economic Sciences (CSE) auditorium. The lecture addressed the admission applications processes, the benefits of studying in France, scholarships, information about the programs and the procedures for applying for a student visa.|
26 March 2018
On 26 March, UFSC welcomed Professor Gloria Lupo Pasin who gave a lecture in English at the School of Socio-Economic Sciences (CSE) auditorium regarding exchange opportunities at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, in Italy. The institution has an agreement with UFSC for all areas of common interests.
21 March 2018
|On 21 march, SINTER attended a meeting with Sara Blite, a representative of USAC in order to discuss the offer of EMI courses for faculty members.|
14 March 2018
On 14 March, a representative of the University of Auckland, Marcelo Credidio, visited SINTER to discuss the cooperation agreement and partnership between both universities.
02 March 2018
On 2 March, UFSC attended a meeting with a representative of Dresden University with the aim of signing a cooperation agreeement and developing a project alongside DAAD.
26 February 2018
On 26 February, SINTER welcomed professors Demitry Kamanin and Valentin Nesterenko, researchers at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Russia. They are members of a delegation that visited Brazil for scientific negotiations with MCTI in Campinas, São Paulo. The meeting aimed at discussing an agreement for cooperation in research and short-term student programs between both institutions.
15 January 2018
On 15 January, UFSC attended a meeting with a delegation of Tel Aviv University to discuss an academic cooperation between both universities. The meeting took place at the Rector’s Office and Professor Dr. Ubaldo C. Balthazar, Prorectors, Secretaries and professors/researchers were present.
04 January 2018
On 4 January, UFSC welcomed representatives of the University of Flensburg, Germany. The visit aimed at discussing and establishing general guidelines for an agreement regarding the Erasmus+ Program.
2nd semester – 2017
20 December 2017
On 20 December, UFSC attended a meeting with a delegation of researchers, entrepreneurs and members of the Italian government, hosted by UDESC, during which the project Joint Lab on Big Data for Industry 4.0 was discussed. The event sought to negotiate agreements between Brazilian and Italian companies as well as academic mobility on technological research areas, establishing common interests, goals and cooperation viability.
30 November 2017
On 30 November, UFSC welcomed the Secretary-General of the Brazilian Israelite Confederation (CONIB), Eduardo Wurgmann, to a meeting which had as its goal an approximation with the University of Tel Aviv through joint projects. During the meeting, UFSC’s Prorectors and Secretaries shared information about UFSC concerning its structural and projects scopes. At the end, Professor Lincoln Paulo Fernandes – Secretary for International Relations – was designated to continue the conversations with Tel Aviv until a cooperation agreement for the development of both institutions and their university communities is established.
24 November 2017
|On 24 November, UFSC received the visit of Berenice Cervantes, Director of the Russian Iberoamerican International Center at the Russian State Social University. The Office of International Relations (SINTER) organized a meeting to welcome the visitor, who had as purpose to talk about the student and faculty mobility between both institutions, as well as about scholarshipopportunities and Russian language teaching. Despite the cooperation agreement that UFSC already has with RSSU, which includes the possibility of exchange, no mobility has been carried out so far.|
21 November 2017
|On 21 and 22 November, UFSC welcomed an envoy from the Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra, Marina Montezuma. The purpose of her visit was to get to know the health facilities where the exchange students from her institution may carry out practical activities. In order to achieve this goal, UFSC’s Office of International Relations (SINTER) organized a schedule which included, besides a walk on campus, visits to the University Hospital (HU) and to a Basic Health Unit (UBS).|
16 November 2017
|On 16 and 17 November, UFSC welcomed a delegation from the Universidad Católica de Temuco (Chile) compounded by the Rector, the Director of International Relations as well as the deans of the Faculties of Education, Legal Sciences and Engineering. The visit had the purpose of getting to know the structure of the Florianópolis and Araranguá campuses and to strenghten ties between both institutions, which already have a cooperation agreement that allows for academic exchange. In order to reach these goals, UFSC’s Office of International Relations (SINTER) organized the visit schedule, which included several Academic Schools and their laboratories.|
06 October 2017
A delegation from Universidad Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, located in Guarambare, Paraguay, visited UFSC on 6 October. The Office of International Relations (SINTER) organized the visit schedule, which included meetings with the Office of Innovation and with the Prorectorate for Undergraduate Studies, as well as a tour through the campus, and more. The objective of the delegation’s visit was the negotiation for a cooperation agreement between the universities.
16 de November 2017
|On the days 16 and 17 November, UFSC will receive a delegation from Universidad Católica de Temuco, in Chile. The Office of International Relations (SINTER) is organizing the schedule for the visit that will involve – besides the reception at the Florianópolis campus – the visitants’ going to Araranguá in order to know the laboratories of computer technology.|
1st semester – 2017
06 July 2017
|Members of Dalhousie University, Canada, Dr. Alain Boutet, Dr. Carolyn Watters and Dr. David Gray, visited UFSC Office of International Relations for a meeting with Professor Ana Carolina De Oliveira Costa (Undergraduate Program in Food Science), Professor Ana Carolina Maisonnave Arisi (Undergraduate Program in Aquaculture), and professors Lincoln Fernandes (Secretary for International Relations), Leila Hayashie (Sub-Coordinator of the Program in Aquaculture) , Alex Pires De Oliveira Nuñer (Coordinator of the Program in Aquaculture) and Hugo Moreira Soares (Deputy Prorector for Graduate Studies).
04 July 2017
|The professor Dr. Qiana Whitted of the University of North Carolina was invited to an open seminar on her specialization area: race and comic novels. The event was scheduled for 4 July, 2017 at 6:30 pm. under the title ‘Race, Resistance, and Representation in American Comics and Sequential Art’.|
23 June 2017
|A lecture on the U.S. Student Visa was held at the Helk Hering auditorium (University Library) at 11:00 am. Representatives of the United States Consulate, Liliana Cruz and Deputy Consul Kendra Arbaiza, lectured with the intention of demystifying the visa process as a whole.
29 May 2017
|A meeting with three professors, André Carvalho Bittencourt, Peter Krus and Victor Juliano de Negri, from Linköping University, Sweden, was held at UFSC Rector’s office in order to formalize a cooperation agreement in the area of aeronautics.
26 May 2017
|A meeting with architecture professor Joseli Macedo of Curtin University was held in order to establish a cooperation agreement between UFSC and the Australian university.
22 May 2017
|A meeting with KAUST professors was held at the Auditorium of the Department of Mechanical Engineering – School of Technology / UFSC – to discuss the possibilities of exchange among professors and researchers in the areas of Biological and Environmental Sciences, as well as Computational Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry and Physics.|
04 May 2017
|Between 11 and 16 May, UFSC received Prof. Xiangdong Chen of Beihang University, China. A lecture aimed at Knowledge Engineering graduate students and open to the public was given with the intention of presenting the collaboration actions between companies and universities in China, besides showing interest in establishing a cooperation agreement with UFSC.
11 April 2017
|A lecture was held in the auditorium of UFSC Shared Building, on Florianópolis Campus. to present the Italian University System and the Unifaidate Platform. The lecture was given by Marcos Vinícius Correa Cardenas and was aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, alumni, professionals and the community in general.
06 April 2017
14 March 2017
USAC and UFSC received 60 international guests from affiliated universities for the 35th USAC Annual Meeting. The event included meetings, lectures, and activities to promote Brazilian culture, the University and the city of Florianópolis.
2nd semester – 2016
23 November 2016
21 October 2016
|A Swedish delegation of 8 universities gathered with UFSC representatives and later delivered a lecture and set up stands with the theme “How to study in Sweden?”.
07 October 2016
|Dr. Svenja Brünger, representative of the German Academic Exchanging Service, delivered a lecture with the theme “How to study in Germany?”.
05 October 2016
30 September 2016
|Marcos Vinícius Correa Cardenas, representative of the “Promozione del sistema universitario italiano nel mondo” program, delivered a lecture to UFSC community.
12 September 2016
|Georg Fischer, assistant professor at the School of Culture and Society of the Aarhus University (Denmark) made a visit at UFSC with focus on Brazilian studies.
1st semester – 2016
27 June 2016
Visit of Professor Federica Bondioli from the Department of Industrial Engineering of the Università degli Studi di Parma.
20 to 24 June 2016
|Visit of Maria Del Carmen Villanueva Gutierrez, Lawyer at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés.|
5 to 6 June 2016
|Visit of Dr. Alvaro Maglia, Executive Secretary of AUGM, who participated in the opening round table of the III CIPLOM/EAPLOM.|
2 June 2016
18 to 20 May 2016
|Visit of Professor Pablo Isla from the Universiteit Leiden (Netherlands), responsible, in the Netherlands, for the Program of Brazilian Culture to Leiden Students at UFSC.|
26 April 2016
Visit of Professor Olivier Lavialle and Professor Jean-Philippe Fontenelle from the École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques de Bordeaux-Aquitaine (Bordeaux Sciences Agro).
08 April 2016
|Visit of Daphne Heeroma (Dean of the NHTV Academy for Digital Entertainment), Michelle Kovacs (Researcher / Lecturer in Consumption and Behavior), Carlos Santos (Lecturer in Development of Mobile Application Software) and Marlie van Dun (Director of International Affairs – NHTV Strategy Research & Education Office) from the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.|
21 March 2016
Visit of Pitchayaphant Charnbhumidol (Ambassador of Thailand in Brazil).
17 March 2016
Visit of Prof. Klaus Janschek (Chair of Automation Engineering, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering) from the Technische Universität Dresden (Germany).
14 to 18 March 2016
|Visit of Sebastián Puig, Advisor of International Relations of the Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo (FADU) of the Universidad Nacional del Litoral.|
26 February 2016
|Visit of Florian Remann (Heliothermic Energy Project) from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (Brasília, Brazil).
|Visit of Prof. Dr.Ing. Matthias Hampel from the Department of Applied Engineering of the Hochschule Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences (Kaiserslautern, Germany).
16 February 2016
Visit of Dr. David Reggio (Head of International Partnerships and Enterprise) and Dr. Chris Kerzich (Director of Global Engagement), from St Mary’s University – London (London, United Kingdom). Prof. Jamil Assreuy (Profector for Research at UFSC) also joined the meeting
29 January 2016
|Visit of Prof. Miguel Brandão, from the KTH – Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden).|
26 January 2016
|Visit of Prof. Antonio Figueiredo, Director of the Faculty of Sports Science and Physical Education of the Universidade de Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)|
11 January 2016
|Visit of the Economics Professor Valérie Bruneau from the CÉGEP Édouard Montpetit (Quebec, Canada).|
2nd semester – 2015
26 November 2015
|Visit of the ex-president of Uruguay José Alberto Mujica Cordano (Montevideo, Uruguay).|
|Visit of Prof. Dr. Tony Haymet – Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California (California, San Diego).|
|Visit of Dr. Tony Haymet from the University of San Diego (California, USA).|
18th, November, 2015
Visit of Prof. Marciel da Fitotecnia and Prof. Phelippe Reignault from the Université du Littoral Cotê d’Opale (Calais, France).
|Visit of Macquire University (Sydney, Austrália).|
Visit of the North-american consul to Santa Catarina.
12th, November, 2015
|Visit of the representantives of Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (Ingolstadt, Germany).|
11th, November, 2015
|Visit of the delegation from Bayreuth University (Bayreuth, Germany).
04th, November, 2015
Visit of the delegation from “International Scientific Acupuncture and Meridian Symposium” (ISMAS), (Dr. Dae In Kang) with Dr. Ari More (HU) and Prof. Li Shin Mim (HU), (South Korea).
26th, October, 2015
Visit of Serge Jaumain (Vice-Rector and Professor of Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências Sociais) and of profa. Frédéric Louault (Professor da Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências Social) from the Université Livre Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium).
21th, October, 2015
|Visit of professor Valérie Bruneau (Professor in Economics) of CÉGEP Édouard Montpetit (Quebec, Canada).
9th, October, 2015
|Visit of East Timor embassador, Mr. Gregório de Sousa, and East Timor Education Minister, Mr. Luis de Sousa Siqueira (East Timor).
9th, October, 2015
|Visit of professor Alma Lucero Sosa Blancas Vitor Vasconcelos, Student Mobility Coordinator at Facultad de Contaduría y Administración of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico).
1st, September, 2015
|Visit of prof. Vitor Vasconcelos, from Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marina e Ambiental of Universidade do Porto (Portugal).
18th, August, 2015
|Visit of Martin Strangwood, from School of Metallurgy and Materials of University of Birmingham (United Kingdom).
10th, August, 2015
| Visit of representatives of higher education institutions, Ministry of Human Capacities and the Science withour Borders Program in Hungary (Hungary).
4th, August, 2015
| Visit of Elsevier (Norway).
1st semester – 2015
14th, July, 2015
|Visit of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Germany).|
18th, June, 2015
| Visit of University of Brighton (United Kingdom).
15th, June, 2015
Visit of Institut national des sciences appliquées de Strasbourg (INSA de Strasbourg) (France)
8th, June, 2015
Visit of Rice University (United States of America).
|Visit of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (Mexico).|
29th, May, 2015
Visit of the Diplomat Peta Compton, from Australia Embassy in Brazil.
28th, May, 2015
|Visit of Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) (Colombia).|
21th, May, 2015
| Visit of Universitat Münster (Germany).
21th, May, 2015
|Visit of Mary Immaculate College (Ireland).|
17 to 20th, May, 2015
|Visit of Marianne Louise Wiesebron, representant of Universitat Leiden (Holland).|
20th, May, 2015
Visit of Universidad de Magallanes Rector (Chile).
6th, May, 2015
|Visit of Mart Tarmak, Embaixador da Estônia Embassor of Estonia in Brazil.|
24th, April, 2015
|Visit of Universitat Stuttgart (Germany).|
21 to 24th, April, 2015
|Visit of Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (Mozambique).
17th, April, 2015
|Visit of Elsevier (Norway).|
17th, April, 2015
|Visit of University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States of America).|
13th, April, 2015
Visit of representants of 13 partner american universities of the Program USAC (United States of America).
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8th, April, 2015
Visit of Liudmila Guseva, da Nosov Magnitogorsk Technical University (Russia).
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31st, March, 2015
|Visit of Universidade de Agostinho Neto (Angola).|
27th, March, 2015
| Visit of Claudio Gonzalez Chiaramonte, from Middlebury College (United States of America).
27th, March, 2015
|Visit of Madsen Cherubin, Embassor of Haiti in Brazil.|
26th, March, 2015
|Visit of the Director de Investigación of Universidad de Magallanes (Chile).|
18th, March, 2015
|Visit of the Rector of the Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) (Ireland).
11th, March, 2015
|Visit of Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften de Weingarten (Germany).
22 to 25th, February, 2015
|Visit of Universitat Bayreuth (Germany).|
12th, February, 2015
|Visit of the Head of Policy Section of Embassy of Canada in Brazil.|
2nd Semester – 2014
5th, December, 2014
| Visita do vice-diretor de Relações Internacionais da Macquarie University (Austrália), prof. Jim Lee.
4 to 5th, December, 2014
| Visita técnica da Diretoria de Relações Internacionais da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG).
15th, July, 2014
|Visita do Reitor da Royal Holloway University of London (Reino Unido), Prof. Paul Layzell.|
4th, December, 2014
| Visita do coordenador de políticas da KU Leuven (Bélgica), prof. Matt Tips
26th, November, 2014
|Visita da Cônsul Geral da África do Sul, Sra. Mmaikelstsi Dube (África do Sul).|
25th, November, 2014
|Visita do Diretor Executivo da Columbus Association, Sr. Daniel Samoilovich|
19th, November, 2014
|Visita de delegação de professores da Purdue University (Estados Unidos da América).|
18, November, 2014
|Visita de delegação de professores da University of Southern California (Estados Unidos da América).|
14th, November, 2014
|Visita do adido da educação da Embaixada do Timor Leste, Sr. Luis Siqueira.|
13th, November, 2014
|Visita de representante da University of Birmingham (Reino Unido), Sra. Angela Buton.|
10th, November, 2014
|Visita de representante do International Office da Cardiff Metropolitan University (Reino Unido), Sra. Nicola Brabyn.|
3rd, November, 2014
|Visita da Diretora Regional da América Latina, Sra. Guie Hartney, e comitiva de professores da Macquarie University (Austrália)|
30rd, October, 2014
|Visita de delegação da Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (Alemanha), composta por Prof. Thomas Brandmeir (vice-reitor), Anne-Sophie Lohmeier (Aware Program Manager) e Georg Overbeck (Rector Assistant).
17th, October, 2014
|Visita de delegação da Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina), financiada pelo Ministério de Políticas Universitárias da Nação.
13rd, October, 2014
|Visita de delegação da UNSW Australia (Austrália), liderada pelo pró-reitor de pesquisa Prof. Mark Hoffman.|
15th, September, 2014
|Visita do Diretor Executivo do Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster (Alemanha), Sr. Ricardo Schuch.|
12th, Setembro, 2014
|Visita do responsável por cooperação internacional em pesquisa e inovação da Delf University of Technology (Holanda), Sr. Cees Timmers.|
11th, September, 2014
|Visita do diretor regional da CALDO Consortium (Canadá), Sr. Cassiano D’Almeida.|
10 de setembro de 2014
|Visita da Assessora em promoção do Québec Délegation Génerale México (México), Sra. Perla Haro Ruiz.
26 de agosto de 2014
|Visita do Diretor da Rede Internacional de Centros de Astrofísica Relativística (Itália), Prof. Ruffini.|
25 de agosto de 2014
|Visita do Professor Christoph Lindenfelser, do Departamento de Educação da Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten (Alemanha), ao Núcleo de Desenvolvimento Infantil (NDI) da UFSC.|
8 de agosto de 2014
|Visita do Coordenador de Convênios Internacionais, Robert Derrick, do Diretor do Instituto de Estudos Latino-americanos e Caribenhos, Richard A. Gordon, e do Professor do Departamento de Línguas Românticas, Robert H. Moser, da University of Georgia (Estados Unidos da América).|
4 de agosto de 2014
|Visita da coordenadora administrativa do setor de Relações Internacionais da Faculdade de Língua e Literatura Estrangeiras da Università di Bologna (Itália), Sra. Desideria Santella, para participar de programa de staff training na Secretaria de Relações Internacionais (SINTER).|
1 de agosto de 2014
|Visita do Reitor do Institute of Techonology Itsligo (Irlanda), Prof. Terri Scott.|