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  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/01/2019 02/22/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 09/15/2019 10/07/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Sponsor: UGA
Partner Institution: Universidade Federal de Vicosa (FICE: 900357) Type of Instruction: Lecture
Classes With: Local Students Language of Instruction: Portuguese
Taught By: Host Professor(s) Housing Location: Off-Campus
Housing Type: Own Arrangements Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Academic Area: Agriscience and Environmental Systems, and Genomics, Animal and Dairy Science, Fisheries and Wildlife, Food Science, Foods and Nutrition, Forest Resources, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Plant Biology, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Romance Languages Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:

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UGA Exchange, Universidade Federal de Vicosa

The Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV) stands out in national and international scene as a center of excellence in teaching, research and extension activities, ranked as one of the top ten universities in Brazil.

It is internationally recognized for its graduate programs in Phytopathology, Entomology, Plant Physiology, Animal Science, Agricultural Microbiology, Genetics and Breeding, Soils and Plant Nutrition and Food Science and Technology.
The UFV is composed of three campuses and offers 67 undergraduate and 38 graduate programs.  The institution’s student body is composed of students from over 30 nationalities. Investing in a policy of engagement and dissemination of knowledge, UFV offers opportunities of interchange programs, keeping agreements with nearly 100 institutions from 24 different countries.

Program Location

minasThe UFV is located in the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil. This region, besides having the most developed agriculture of the country, stands out for its industrial development, representing the most important economic region of Brazil. 

The UFV also offers a wide infrastructure that includes laboratories, forest reserves, library, sports and leisure areas, restaurants, banks, and medical services.

Exchange Information Sheet

Contact Information

Dr. Larry Morris
Daniel B. Warnell, School of Forest Resources
D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Telephone: 706-542-2532

Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

Academic Program

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Min. PORT 3010
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • UGA student in good academic standing

Program Itinerary

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