Frequently Questions


Can I apply to study as a “Special Student” at PPGRI-UFU?

Yes. As long as your immigration status allows you to, and you have a bachelor’s degree of any kind. Furthermore, other specific rules may apply. So, contact for further details.

Does the Graduate Program in International Relations offer Scholarships?

Yes, but they are limited.

Is there any lesson taught in English at PPGRI-UFU, at the moment?

No. If you are admitted to PPGRI-UFU, before you enroll you must show a proof of proficiency in Portuguese. This is mandatory.

Is there any tuition or fee?


What are the requirements for applying to the Graduate Program in International Relations?

PPGRI-UFU welcomes international students for its MSc Program in International Relations, as long as you have a Bachelor´s degree of any kind.

Admissions are on a yearly basis. For international students, PPGRI’s Academic Council takes into consideration his/her research project, and a qualification exam. Further information can be obtained by sending an email to

Where can I get up-to-date information on Application and Admission Process?


If you are a Portuguese speaker you may also call:  +55 34 3239-4595 Extension: 4595.