Centro Universitario of S. Minas Gerais

University Overview

Centro Universitario of S. Minas Gerais (UNIS) is situated in the southeast of Brazil in Varginha, Minas Gerais, representing the most important coffee producers in the world. Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are nearby. Founded in 1965, this university has more than 13,000 undergraduate students, 1,500 post graduation, and approximately 50 international students.

Semester Calendar

Fall:  August – December
Spring: January – July

Study Abroad Credits

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

A variety of Business courses are offered in English. Portuguese courses are also offered.

See sample coursework below and study abroad credits exchange students earned while abroad.

UNIS (Brazil)  
Host Institution Course Title(s)UCA Course Code(s)UCA Course Title(s)
International BusinessMGMT 3342International Business
Quality Management and SustainabilityMGMT 4390Special Problems in Management
Inernational MarketingMIS 4390Special Projects in Information Systems
Portuguese as a Second LanguageWLAN 1300Elementary Language I
Internship opportunities may be available

Check the partner school’s website for additional offerings.

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular tuition, and all scholarships and financial aid apply. For more information, view the Financial Aid Guide. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Study Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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