Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina’s (UFSC) interests are in Languages and Identities, focusing on Languages, Identities, Literature, Education, Human Rights, Gender, Coloniality and Decoloniality, Ecological Theories, and Local and Global Communities.
The scholar will develop research and also have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues at Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Universidade Federal de Minhas Gerais (UFMG), and Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA). These four universities constitute the Fulbright Interdisciplinary Network (FIN) along with UFSC.
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.
Lincoln Fernandes, Ph.D. Associate Professor in Translation Studies, UFSC
From an internationalization of higher education perspective, the visit of Fulbright scholars at UFSC can certainly help us create a transformative international environment at home that will not only add depth to the curriculum – offering exchange opportunities in terms of teaching and research methods – but also contribute to the development of intercultural awareness and a more global perspective on scientific understanding.
Diogo Robl, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor in Biotechnology, UFSC
Our university offers several opportunities for U.S. scholars who want to increase their academic and professional experience. UFSC has research laboratories in different areas, such as Engineering, Chemistry, Agriculture, Health, and Biological Sciences. In Biotechnology and Microbiology, the scholar can develop projects from microbial diversity until industrial bioprocesses development. A foreign scholar presence will contribute to a multi-cultural environment and will strengthen partnerships between institutions.
Rosane Silveira, Ph.D. Associate Professor in Phonetics and Phonology, UFSC
The English Graduate Program at UFSC is a pioneer program in Brazil in research related to English. A place to expand knowledge about language, translation, cultural and literary studies. We welcome researchers from different countries to join our academic community and exchange their research experiences with our students and staff.