UFSC - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
The Federal University of Santa Catarina UFSC is a public university located in Florianópolis city, capital of the state of Santa Catarina – Brazil.
Founded in 1960, it aims to promote teaching, research and extension, the Brazilian term for Third Mission. Besides the Main Campus, UFSC, as called in Portuguese, has also campus in four other cities: Araranguá, Curitibanos, Joinville and Blumenau.
In the 1980s, there was an expansion of graduate and research programs, a decisive participation in the strengthening of technological centers in the state of Santa Catarina, and an increasing engagement in extension projects to meet the society needs.