Ciência sem Fronteiras (CSF) UK
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The University of Hull is delighted to welcome students from
Brazil as part of the Ciência sem Fronteiras (CSF) UK programme
(previously known as 'Science Without Borders').
Sponsored by CAPES and CNPq, Ciência sem Fronteiras (CSF)
UK enables Brazilian students to receive scholarships for a
one-year undergraduate study abroad programme, full research PhD,
sandwich PhD or exchange at postdoctoral research level in UK
Why the University of Hull?
Established in 1927, Hull is the 14th-oldest university in the
country. Since then, we have continually developed a distinguished
tradition of providing a first-class education and rewarding life
experiences to students from all over the world.
With around 3,000 students from outside the UK, we are a truly
international university. You'll be met with a warm welcome and
supported throughout your time here - from arriving at your
accommodation for the first time, to completing your
Located in East Yorkshire, Hull has a population of over 250,000
people – and 2017 will see the biggest party we have ever thrown.
Hull's year as City of
Culture will see a spectacular 365-day programme of art, music
and live performance. The University will be hosting a number of
events and many volunteering and work experience opportunities will
be on offer, putting our students right at the heart of the
As well as being close to the beautiful Yorkshire coast and a
number of National Parks, direct train services to London, Leeds,
Manchester and York mean you will be ideally situated to explore
everything Britain has to offer. Daily ferries from the Port of
Hull to Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Zeebrugge (Belgium) mean that
the city is a gateway to mainland Europe - and adventures further
We admit students in September onto a large variety of
innovative and leading undergraduate programmes.
PhD research degrees
We offer a range of exciting projects in all science and
engineering subject areas. Many projects are interdisciplinary
and/or in collaboration with industry.
Arrivals and accommodation
Once you have been accepted onto one of our programmes and
received your CAS, you will be contacted with information on
arrivals and housing.
How to apply
English language requirements
International Office web pages for information about our
English language entry requirements and acceptable
To apply, please visit the Ciência sem Fronteiras (CSF) UK
Whether you are planning to
apply for a one-year sandwich PhD or a full PhD please look at our
initially to ensure we have expertise in the area that you are
interested in. Once you have identified a potential supervisor,
please email them an outline of your research interests.
Once you have discussed your research project with a willing
supervisor, please make
an official application to the University and follow the
process on the Ciência sem Fronteiras (CSF) UK
Please contact Rachel Ferguson in the Transnational Education
Team at the University of Hull on +44 (0)1482 465200.