Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais’ (UFMG) interests are in Law and Political Sciences focusing on International Law; Comparative Law; Legal History; Law and Technology. Comparative Politics; Security, Peace and Conflicts; Foreign Policy; Political Institutions; and International Organizations.
The scholar will develop research and also have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues at Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), and Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA). The four universities constitute the Fulbright Interdisciplinary Network (FIN) along with UFMG.
FIN is an initiative by the U.S. Embassy and the Fulbright Commission in Brazil to promote joint studies of the United States among Brazilian and U.S. academics and researchers.
If you are a Brazilian scholar who would like to host a U.S. colleague in your institution, feel free to direct your questions to the Fulbright Commission.
Aziz Tuffi Saliba, Ph.D. Dean for International Relations, UFMG
One of the top five higher education institutions in Latin America (THE - LATAM), UFMG is a research university with over 45.000 students, 3.000 professors, and 4.000 non-academic staff. In addition to contributing to a vibrant and hospitable community, the Fulbright grantee will have a chance of building academic bridges and developing valuable professional collaborations.