UFSC maintains its position and continues to be ranked as one of the top thousand universities in the world


The results of the QS World University Rankings have just been published and for the ninth consecutive time, the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) is one of the ranked universities.

UFSC is among the 1,000 best universities in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. The institution continues to be ranked between 801st and 1000th, the same as in the previous edition.


The ranking is produced annually by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company specializing in education, which uses methods of data collection and analysis resulting from surveys of more than 45,000 employers and 94,000 experts around the world.

The evaluation is carried out using six criteria, including Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations, International Faculty Index, and International Student Index. Of these six indicators, Academic Reputation is the strongest indicator for the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina.

Access here the document with the details of UFSC’s results.

The overall score and more information on the methodology can be found on the QS World University Rankings page.

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