UFSC is ranked among the best universities in the Latin America University Rankings 2021


The Times Higher Education (THE) has just published the Latin America University Rankingslisting the best universities in Latin America and the Caribbean region.

In this 2021 edition, the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) is ranked 11th.

Among the best universities in Latin America, UFSC is the fifth-best Brazilian federal institution, standing out in teaching, research, and citation indicators.

The Times Higher Education (THE) is a British journal that publishes news and articles on higher education, affiliated to The Times newspaper, which annually prepares a set of rankings considered one of the most comprehensive, balanced, and reliable in the world. To assess universities, thirteen indicators are analysed to measure their performance, such as teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international perspective.

The Times Higher Education Latin America University Rankings 2021 includes 177 universities in 13 countries.

Click here to check out the THE Latin America University Rankings.

Read the methodology of the Latin America University Rankings 2021.

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UFSC is placed 101-150th in the Golden Age University Rankings 2019


The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) was ranked 101-150th in the Times Higher Education (THE) Golden Age University Rankings 2019, for universities established between 1945 and 1967 that are characterized by rapid university expansion and increasing investment in research. Universities in this category make up a unique group of higher education institutions that have incorporated innovative academic practices but are less than 100 years old. In the 2019 edition, 271 institutions were included. UFSC appears as the second best qualified Brazilian university.


UFSC conquered the position n. 148 among BRICS universities (THE World University Rankings)


download (3)Phil Baty , the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) editor, announces that the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina conquered the position n. 148 among BRICS universities – bloc of countries formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The inclusion of UFSC in the ranking of The BRICS & Emerging Economies is a significant achievement.