Ciência sem Fronteiras – Reino Unido (Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme, formerly Science without Borders)

The University of Manchester is pleased to be participating in Ciência sem Fronteiras – Reino Unido, the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme (formerly Science without Borders).

Ciência sem Fronteiras is open to Brazilian postgraduate students who wish to undertake a PhD or to spend a short-term postgraduate research period in the UK.


Ciência sem Fronteiras is open to Brazilian nationals who are current postgraduate students at university in Brazil. Candidates must be nominated by their university and accepted onto the scheme by CAPES or CNPq before applying for a place in the UK.

Students must fulfil our academic entry requirements (minimum GPA of 7.5) and English language proficiency requirements.