Student Support

In order to help international students, the International Office offers 2 interesting opportunities

UPF FRIEND 
This is a volunteer activity, involving UPF undergraduate students, whose objective is to assist international students since the beginning of their planning to come to UPF with academic issues and life in Passo Fundo.

PORTUGUESE LESSONS 
The language of instruction at UPF is Portuguese but its proficiency is not mandatory, however, it is advisable to have some previous knowledge of the language.  International students are required to take a course of Portuguese Language of 60 hours aiming to provide students with basic knowledge of the language with emphasis on communication and culture.