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Universities in Florianópolis

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

A private university founded in 1964, the Fundação Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL) has four campuses located in the capital and the southern part of Santa Catarina with a student body of approximately 30,000 students. The university is recognized by The Ministry of Education, Brazil (Ministério da Educação, Brazil) and offers one of the largest distance education programs in all of Latin America. UNISUL takes pride in being a socially responsible and technologically advanced university, and was ranked 56th in Brazil in the 2013 Cybermetrics Lab International Ranking.

Popular areas of study include:
-Engineering
-Law
-Politics
-Computer Science
-Business

ISA students will attend courses at UNISUL's Ilha Centro location and the Ilha Centro Dib Mussi locations of the Florianópolis campus, located half a mile apart in the central downtown area of the island. Other class options are available with local students at sub-campuses in the greater Florianópolis area including Pedra Branca.The ISA office is located inside the Ilha Centro building within the office of International Programs. Students have access to computer labs, auditoriums, a large library, and countless activities through the office of International Programs and other student clubs and organizations.