Among the initiatives for the internationalization of the program, it is worth mentioning:
PPGCO participates in the PAEC-OEA-GCUB program to attract masters and doctoral students residing in the Americas and to increase international collaboration through the development of research projects. In 2016 PPGCO had a Colombian student who started his doctorate course in 2013 and another who joined the master's program in 2015. In addition, a new student is already selected to enter the master's program in 2017.
- Since 2014 PPGCO has approved the coorientation of students of the program with researchers from universities abroad.
- The PPGCO has obtained the approval and implantation of doctoral-sandwich scholarships. Between 2014 and 2016 the following bags were obtained:
-- Student: Leiliane Pereira de Rezende. Bolsa: PDSE / CAPES - quota of PPGCO. Period: 05/2015 to 04/2016. Institution: ISAE - Institut Supérieur de I'Aéronautique et de I'Espace, France;
-- Student: Rafael Dias Araújo. Scholarship: Doctoral Sandwich Abroad - SWE (Science without borders). Period: 08/2015 to 07/2016. Institution: University of Pittsburgh, USA;
-- Student: Marcos Roberto Ribeiro. Scholarship: CNPq (Sciences without Borders). Period: 03/2015 to 07/2015. Institution: Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble - Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble - Université de Grenoble, France;
-- Student: Raulcézar Maximiano Figueira Alves. Scholarship: Doctorate scholarship sandwich CNPq (Science without borders). Period: 09/2015 to 08/2016. Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, USA;
-- Student: Fabíola Souza Fernandes Pereira. Handbag: LIAAD (Portugal). Period: 06/2016 to 11/2016. Institution: LIAAD, INESC TEC, University of Porto, Portugal;
-- Student: Fernanda Madeiral Delfim. Scholarship: AmSud / CAPES STIC Program. Period: 12/2016 to 05/2017. Receiving Institution: Université LILLE 1 - Sciences et Technologies, France;
-- Student: Elder Vicente de Paulo Sobrinho. Bolsa: PDSE / CAPES - quota of PPGCO. Period: 6 months in 2017. Institution: University of Salerno, Italy;
-- Student: Fabíola Gonçalves Coelho Ribeiro. Bolsa: PDSE / CAPES - quota of PPGCO. Period: 6 months in 2017. Institution: Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany;
-- Student: Tiago Ismailer de Carvalho. Bolsa: PDSE / CAPES - additional quota. Period: 5 months in 2017. Institution: Universiteit Gent, Belgium.
- Over the four-year period (2013-2016), PPGCO Professors have participated in the organization of international conferences, as ad-hoc reviewers of international journals (40), in international conference program committees (49), in missions of International work and post-doctoral internships abroad.