UFSC takes part in the NAFSA, the Americas´s largest international higher education conference


“75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo” booths.

The 75th NAFSA (Association of International Educators) Annual Conference & Expo was held between 30 May and 2 June 2023 in Washington, DC, USA.

NAFSA is one of the world´s most important associations dedicated to international education and exchange, with more than 10,000 members and international educators from over 3,500 institutions in more than 160 countries.

Each year, NAFSA holds the Annual Conference & Expo, which allows for interaction and networking among more than 400 institutions involved in higher education from around the world.

This year’s theme – “Inspiring an Inclusive Future” – included discussions on the internationalization of higher education from a more inclusive perspective. Among the speakers there were Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad and writer and activist Baratunde Thurston.

Leaders of 29 HEIs from Brazil on the booth Study and Research in Brazil – 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo

The Director of International Relations, Dr. Fernanda Leal, represented UFSC at the booth “Study and Reseach in Brazil”, which was divided among 29 Brazilian institutions. The participation in the Conference was made possible thanks to the partnership between the Higher Education Secretariat (Sesu) of the Ministry of Education (MEC); the Brazilian Embassy in Washington / Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE); and two associations of which UFSC is a member: Brazilian Association of International Education (Faubai) and the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB).


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