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Welcome to Postgraduate Program in Nutrition and Health (PPGNS) at Ufes

General Information

The Postgraduate Program in Nutrition and Health fosters advanced research and technological development committed to improving the quality of nutrition and health. Based at the Center for Health Sciences of the Federal University of Espírito Santo, the program brings together scholars from a wealth of diverse fields thus promoting high level interdisciplinary postgraduate education. Since its establishment in 2015, the Postgraduate Program in Health and Nutrition has offered a master’s degree articulating research-related activities that ensure the enhancement of teaching careers for higher education along with the integration between laboratories and study centers at graduate and postgraduate levels.


The objective of the PPGNS is to train professionals capable of acting in the research, teaching and / or development of technologies in different areas of Food and Nutrition.

In addition, PPGNS also aims to expand and consolidate the research activities of UFES and Associated Centers. Focusing on these scopes, the PPGNS aims to provide broad and deep scientific training, leading the student to obtain the Master's degree in Nutrition and Health.

The program is based in Vitória-ES, offering the course of Postgraduate Program in Nutrition and Health since 2015 and has an academic qualification profile certified by CAPES, receiving 3 on its last evaluation.

The program already has 57 masters and counts with 52 students regularly enrolled, all of them being masters.

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