Federal University of Viçosa

The Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV; English: Federal University of Viçosa) is a federal university in the city of Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. In 2010 enrollment was over 15,000 students.

Master's Programmes



Several research projects aimed at finding intelligent solutions for current problems or at seeking answers to basic processes are conducted at UFV. Agricultural, environmental, social, technological, health and many other fields constitute the subject of research projects.

UFV’s research efforts are enhanced through creative collaborations with leading research institutes and consortia around the world.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
901 -100
801 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
1201 -200
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
990 -27
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student Life

Campus life

UFV campus is provided with an accomplished enough infrastructure to attend the needs of visitors, employees and acommodation dwellers, offering everyone the necessary services, such as: Health Division (ambulatory and appointments); hotel, bank agencies, and a Post office; wi-fi on the campus central area; a supermarket; a drugstore; snack bars and restaurants; stationery shops and copiadoras.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I wasn’t able to experience much at the university campus itself because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but there were a lot of extracurricular activities to choose from, and the teachers and older students were all very welcoming

Another storyteller who still sees the world with optimism
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I was studying for two years at my old university. During this period, I received an invitation to become a model. I accepted, I travel the world to work. However, I need to go back to study, maybe an online university or one that is in a place so that I can also practice my profession. My biggest dream is to be able to tell stories to people: stories that can serve as...

Now things are going to work out!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The UFV gave me the best background in my study field. The best theoretical classes, best labs, fieldtrips and best knowledge exchange. However, everything limited in the national territory. Unfortunately, the only thing UFV did not provide me with was the international experience.

Vitorino Freire, Maranhão, Brazil


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!