More about Federal University of Bahia

The Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) is a university with administrative, patrimonial, financial, didactic and scientific autonomy, as stated in the Brazil Federal Constitution and its own statute. It is based in the city of Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil. The undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as the research and extension activities offered by the institution are spread over two campuses in Salvador and another in Vitória da Conquista, Bahia. Its main objectives include: educating the students by emphasising social and environmental responsibility; contributing to human development with ethics, sustainability and justice; generating and propagating knowledge and the practice of sciences, arts, culture and technology; contributing to the process of local, regional, national and global development; carrying out systematic studies of students’ problems and providing scientific, artistic and technical staff according to their needs; and exercising academic excellence through the development of science, arts and humanities, while promoting critical-thinking in the various fields of knowledge and practices.

Key statistics

  • 35,173
    Number of Students
  • 14.2
    Student to Staff Ratio
  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 47 : 53
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Collected during World University Rankings on 28th Sep 2016

Where we are


Rua Augusto Viana s/n Palácio da Reitoria – Canela
Salvador - BA