Federal University of Minas Gerais
Region: Latin America
Country/Region: Brazil
Found Year: 1927
Address: Avenida Antônio Carlos 6627
Introduction

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG) is a public institution, recognised as an outstanding centre of excellence in Brazil, both in terms of academic-scientific production and professional training in the context of the Brazilian higher education system. UFMG has four campuses occupying a total area of 8,76 million square meters and a built-in area encompassing 639 thousand square meters. Altogether UFMG has 20 academic units, 03 special units, 03 administrative units, 02 hospitals and 25 libraries. The University offers 75 undergraduate courses, 78 graduate programs and 68 continuing education ones, in all fields of knowledge, with more than 50,000 students enrolled. 95% of UFMG's undergraduate courses have maximum score on the IGC indicator (General Undergraduate Course Index Brazilian Ministry of Education), and 68% of UFMG graduate programmes at PhD level are classified as centres of excellence according to assessments made by the Brazilian Ministry of Education. Abroad, UFMG is one of the Brazilian universities that stands out in the main universities rankings. As one of Brazil's largest research universities, UFMG is committed to strike a balance between the high quality of its courses in both undergraduate and graduate levels, the expanding impact of its research, and the growing social relevance of its academic activities.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
401-500
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
401-500
2017
401-500
2018
401-500
2019
401-500
2020
401-500
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Veterinary Sciences
101-150
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
151-200
Food Science & Technology
201-300
Clinical Medicine
201-300
Public Health
201-300
Ecology
301-400
Computer Science & Engineering
301-400
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
301-400
Key Statistics
43512
Total Enrollment
624(1.4%)
International Students
30179
Undergraduate Enrollment
317(1.1%)
International Students
13333
Graduate Enrollment
307(2.3%)
International Students