The Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) is one of the best universities in the country, regarding teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate) and research. In the international context, the institution is among the thousand best in the world and the 14th best in the country, according to THE World University Rankings.

In the last decade, as a part of the Federal Government's education expansion programs the university has expanded its action and today is composed of three campi, located in Recife, Vitória de Santo Antão e Caruaru.


As a public institution, our mission is to promote the qualification of people and to build knowledge and scientific and technical competencies globally referenced, following solid ethical, socio-environmental and cultural principles.

To be a global university, committed to transforming and developing humanity.

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Cristiane Salomé Ribeiro Costa
Director of International Affairs
International Office
+55 21 2126-7021 / +55 81 2126 8006