Overview:The Federal University of Santa Maria is among the best higher education institutions in Brazil. It has a range of actions that reaches activities concerning teaching, researching and extension, oriented by capable professors and staff. There are many different courses available to our students, distributed in undergraduate, specialization, master and doctorate programs. In this webpage you will find the basic information about how to participate in UFSM activities. Moreover, you will find some information about the city of Santa Maria, located at heart of the state of Rio Grande do Sul.