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 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.


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