The Graduate Program in Economics of UFSC began its activities in 1995 and its objective is to train people to work in professional activities in the public and business sectors. The program offers masters and doctoral degrees. The Faculty have 18 professors has diversified training, acting in the research lines “Finance and Capital Markets” and “Globalization and Development”. Admission to the Program is given annually through specific selective processes for masters and doctorates. Approximately 15 students per year have been accepted for masters and five for doctorates. In the last evaluation of CAPES the program obtained concept 5.