The Graduate Program in Demography

The Demography Department of Cedeplar-UFMG offers a Master and a Doctoral degree program.

The objectives of the Program are:

  • Prepare high-level researchers and professionals with a solid background in Demography to

work on the public or private sector;

  • Form professors to supply the demand of higher education

The Program has professors from the Demography, Economics, and Statistics departments of the

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). It has also a wide collaboration with professionals from

other universities, as well as other Brazilian and international institutions.


The main research areas of Cedeplar-UFMG are:

  • Formal Demography
  • Economics Demography
  • Mortality and health
  • Fertility and Reproductive Health
  • Migration
  • Population and family