The Post-graduate Program in Collective Health

The Post-graduate Program in Collective Health (PPGSC/UFSC) at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) has academic Master´s and Doctoral degree programs, with duration of 2 years and 4 years, respectively.

The courses offered by the program are in-person, free of charge, divided into semesters  and taught in Portuguese. The academic semesters at UFSC take place between March and June (1st semester) and August and November (2nd semester). Summer vacations are between December and February and winter vacations are in July.

To join the program as a regular student, candidates must go through a selection process, following the rules set out in the Call for Applications.

For more information about the selection process and the application documents, please read the Call for Applications on this link:

If you are interested in taking one or more courses in the program, but not as a regular student, you can apply as a special student. The process for requesting your enrollment as a special student, in single courses, is available each semester on this link:

Access the list of the program’s faculty members here:

Get to know the program’s areas of concentration and lines of research here:

If you have questions about the program, please contact the administrative office:

  • Office assistant: Maria Julia das Chagas
  • Email:
  • WhatsApp: +55 (48) 3721-6130
  • Address: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Ciências da Saúde (CCS) – Bloco H
    Campus Universitário, Trindade, Florianópolis, SC, CEP: 88040-900