Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Brazil
Recife
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
FallMay 31early Augustmid DecemberBudget
SpringNovember 30late Februarylate JuneBudget
Calendar YearNovember 30late Februarymid DecemberBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.5
  • Language of Instruction
  • Portuguese
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Yes
  • Class Eligibility
  • Graduate, Senior
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Graduate, Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Apartment, Homestay
  • Program Type
  • Exchange
Program Overview

The Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFP) is a unique opportunity for Engineering students with Portuguese language skills to participate in a global exchange focused on issues of water reuse. Located in Recife, a city considered "Brazilian Venice", students will dive into Brazilian culture along the sea. 

Academics

Students can use the Portal do Estudiante to search for classes at the Recife campus within their specific discipline of Engineering. 

After searching for your Engineering discipline, select Componentes Curriculares to view courses, descriptions and credits offered during your term abroad.

Sample courses related to Civil Engineering and Water Re-Use include: 

  • CI365- HIDROLOGIA APLICADA 2
  • CI472- SISTEMAS DE ESGOTOS SANITARIOS
  • CI503- USO E REUSO DE ÁGUAS EM EDIFICAÇÕES
  • CI509- ENGENHARIA DE RECURSOS HÍDRICOS
  • CI514- INSTALAÇÕES PREDIAIS 1
  • CI525- PROJETO DE SISTEMAS DE ESGOTOS SANITÁRIOS

Location

Recife, Brazil

With a population of just over 1.5 million, Recife provides an exciting environment for students on exchange. Recife is home to the biggest street carnival in the world, the capital of shipwrecks (17 sunken ships available for visitation), and located near the UNESCO World Heritage site of Olinda. 

Housing

Although UFP does not provide accommodation, they do offer a list of suggested places to stay either near campus or in other parts of the city. Rental conditions vary depending on the quality and location of the accomodation. 

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