About us

The International Office is responsible for the formulation of Federal University of Espírito Santo (Ufes) internationalization policy and the promotion and expansion of international activities.
It advises the Rector, the University main departments, as well as teaching and research units, in the field of international academic cooperation.

Among its responsibilities, it could be mentioned:
• Promote and consolidate Ufes internationalization, as a strategy for institutional growth and improvement of academic activities;
• Advise all academic units of Ufes in the implementation of international cooperation;
• Select, prepare and publish information about programs and initiatives in international cooperation;
• Provide Ufes academic community with mobility opportunities;
• Support professors, researchers and students from foreign institutions to develop activities at Ufes;
• Encourage the implementation of agreements for research activities in collaboration with foreign institutions;
• Contact the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as international embassies, consulates, organizations and institutions;
• Promote actions to expand Ufes visibility in the international scenario.

The International Office is structured as follows:

  • Head of the Office: Prof. Yuri Luiz Reis Leite, Ph.D.
    • Administrative Staff: Lisiane Mendes Rodrigues
    • internacional [at] ufes.br
  • Outgoing mobility Unit (Ufes's students going abroad).
    • Head: Prof. Flavia Imbroisi Valle, Ph.D.
    • Administrative Staff: Ana Rachel Macedo Mendes
    • mobilidade.internacional [at] ufes.br
  • Incoming mobility Unit (Foreign students coming to Ufes).
    • Head: Prof. Thiago Nascimento do Prado, Ph.D.
    • Administrative Staff: Frederico Luiz Rigoni e Silva
    • incoming [at] ufes.br
  • Agreements Unit (International Cooperation).
    • Head: Prof. Maria José Pontes, Ph.D.
    • Administrative Staff: Raquel Soprani dos Santos Paiva
    • acordos.internacional [at] ufes.br
  • Languages Unit (Online courses, face-to-face classes, proficiency tests).
    • Head: Prof. Alexsandro Rodrigues Meireles, Ph.D.
    • Administrative Staff: Felipe Furtado Guimarães
    • idiomas.internacional [at] ufes.br
  • Permanent Commission of Internationalization.


Website: www.internacional.ufes.br

Instagram: @ufesinternational

Telephone number: +55 (27) 4009-2046 / +55 (27) 3145-9205

Location: ground floor of the Central Administration building, Campus Goiabeiras, in Vitória (Espírito Santo).

Address: Av. Fernando Ferrari, 514, Campus Goiabeiras. Vitória/ES, Brasil. CEP 29075-910



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