The Graduate Program in Philosophy of the Federal University of São João del-Rei (PPGFIL/UFSJ) was approved by the CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel) in 2018 and started its first class in the second semester of 2019. The Program offers a master’s degree in Philosophy, counting with 2 lines of research (Metaphysics and Mind; Ethics and Political Philosophy), 11 permanent professors, and 2 collaborating professors.

The Federal University of São João del-Rei (UFSJ) is a public and a totally tuition-free university. All students, Brazilian and Foreigners, are not required to pay anything in order to enroll in courses and obtain the degree. To cover personal expenses, there is also the possibility of a few scholarship awards, which are awarded according to the classification in the admission processes.