2023 AUGM Escala Gestores y Administradores – Applications Open


SINTERApplications are open, until 16 October, for the AUGM Escala de Gestores y Administradores program, in accordance with the Call for Applications no. 14/SINTER/2022.

Six places are being offered to technical and administrative staff members from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC). One of those is reserved for SINTER’s staff, and the other five are available for staff from other units at UFSC.


AUGM “XXIX Jornadas de Jóvenes Investigadores” takes place in Sucre, Bolivia


The XXIX Jornadas de Jóvenes Investigadores of the Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo [Association of Montevideo Group Universities] (AUGM) takes place between 7 and 9 September at the Universidad Mayor, Real y Pontifícia de San Xavier e Chuquisaca (USFX), in Sucre, Bolivia, with the theme “Generación de conocimientos desde el Sur para el mundo post pandemia” [“Generating knowledge from the South to the post-pandemic world”].

Created in 1993, the Jornadas annually brings together hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students from AUGM member universities, with the aim of promoting integration among students and establishing international research groups. This year, four UFSC undergraduate students are participating in the event, in addition to Prof. Marciel Stadnik, who represents UFSC in the Comité Académico Agroalimentario [Agrifood Academic Committee].


SINTER holds welcome session for international students


The Office of International Relations (SINTER) held a Welcome Session, on 22 August, for international students arriving at UFSC for the second semester of 2022. The session took place at the Rectorate Building Auditorium, on the Trindade Campus, in Florianópolis. The event aimed to broaden the reception to the entire international student community at UFSC. Thus, in addition to the exchange students, the event was also targeted at all degree-seeking international students on campus.

From left to right: Prof. Dilceane Carraro, Prof. Irineu Manoel de Souza, Prof. Joana Célia dos Passos and Fernanda Leal.

UFSC community gathered at the Rectorate Building Auditorium to welcome international students.









SINTER staff members attend AUGM training


On 11 August, staff members of the Office of International Relations (SINTER) participated in the workshop “Taller de Capacitación para Gestoras y Gestores de Programas ESCALA de AUGM” [Training Workshop for Administrators of AUGM ESCALA Programs]. The ESCALA Programs promote academic mobility of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and administrative staff members, aiming to create a widened academic network between the 41 public universities that are members of the Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo [Association of Montevideo Group Universities] (AUGM) in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Peru.

All the ESCALA Programs are reciprocal and encompass assistance during mobility. The AUGM calls for 2023 and SINTER’s Call for Applications will be announced from September on. Also in September, SINTER will promote a seminar to inform the university community about those opportunities for international mobility.

To learn about the AUGM ESCALA Programs, follow the links below:

Escala Estudiantes de Grado (targeted at undergraduate students)

Escala Estudiantes de Posgrado (targeted at graduate students)

Escala Docente (targeted at faculty members)

Escala Gestores y Administradores (targeted at administrative staff members)

Applications open for the AUGM Virtual Mobility Pilot Program for Undergraduate Students – 2021.1


The Office of International Relations (SINTER) announces that applications are open for the Piloto de Movilidad Virtual de Estudiantes de Grado, promoted by the Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo (AUGM).

UFSC undergraduate students can apply for 40 seats in courses offered by foreign institutions, distributed in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Paraguay.

The selected students will have the opportunity to engage in a virtual mobility at one of the program’s participating institutions.

The application deadline is 28 January 2021.

Learn the Program rules in the Call for applications 1/SINTER/2021 – Mobilidade Virtual AUGM

Click here to apply.