Foreign Students

Program of International Academic Mobility

International Exchange in Undergraduate Program of ULBRA

The Program of International Academic Mobility -- International Exchange in Undergraduate Program of Ulbra allows the foreign students of universities in agreement to study from one to two semesters at Ulbra.

Pre-requisites for Participation

  • To be regularly enrolled in university in agreement;
  • To be over 18 years;
  • To have some knowledge of Portuguese Language.

Period of Enrollment

First Semester: From August to October
Second Semester: From March to May

Academic Calendar

  • 1st Semester -- February to July
  • 2nd Semester -- July to December

Needed documentation

To take part in the Exchange program, the foreign student has to send to the University, the following documentation:

  • Fulfilled registration form and signed by the student (click here to save the form in your computer);
  • Previous commitment form of courses to be studied at ULBRA;
  • 2 photos 3x4;
  • Passport copy;
  • Historic of courses studied;
  • Résumé;
  • Presentation and motivation letter explaining the reasons and goals of exchange;
  • Permission and recommendation letter from the university in agreement to study at Ulbra.

The documentation must be delivered with two copies.

Place of Delivery of Documents

The documentation must be sent for the following address:

Assessoria De Relações Internacionais
Universidade Luterana do Brasil -- ULBRA
Av. Farroupilha, 8001 - Prédio 14, sala 332
Bairro São José * CEP 92425-900 * Canoas/RS
Fones: 00 21 55 51 3477.9131 / 00 21 55 51 3477.9162
Fax: 00 21 55 51 3477.9160

Acceptance Letter

After the confirmation and approval in the Exchange program by the coordinator of undergraduate program of Ulbra, the student will receive the acceptance letter that will be sent to the office of International Relations of the university of origin. Having this document, the student must send to the Brazilian authorities the solicitation of temporary visa of studies.

Visa of Student

To take part in the program of academic mobility or any other academic activity at Ulbra, it is necessary for the student to get the visa close to Consular Division of Embassy of Brazil or at the Brazilian Consulate in the origin country of student.

Health Insurance

It is necessary to get health insurance for the period of studies at Ulbra. It must be provided before arriving in Brazil, because one cannot get it in our country.

Cost of Living

The official currency of Brazil is the real (R$).

In the city of Canoas:

Food R$ 20,00/ per day x 30 days = R$ 600,00 (six hundred reais).
Living in Apart Hotel close to the University: R$ 550,00 (five hundred and fifty reais).
Other expenses: R$ 200,00 (two hundred reais).
Total amount in reais: R$ 1.350,00 (one thousand, three hundred and fifty reais). In Dollars USD 750,00.
We remember that this cost can change in agreement with the individual needs of each student.

Department of International Relations of ULBRA

The Department of International Relations (DRI) of University has as goal to promote actions of international university cooperation that help in the scientific, cultural and technological development of University.

The DRI, supports exchange students and foreign professors that participate in the programs of academic mobility, so, if you have any doubt regarding the exchange, you can look for us.

We are placed in the building 14, room 326. Contacts by the telephone 55+ (51) 3477.9161 or by e-mail:

From Monday to Friday
Morning: 8 am to 12 noon
Afternoon: 1 pm to 5:45 pm

ULBRA Gravataí - Avenida Itacolomi, nº 3.600 Bairro São Vicente · CEP 94.155-052 · Gravataí/RS
Telefone: (51) 3431.7677 · E-mail:
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