Universidade de São Paulo

Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is the oldest University in Brazil and one of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions in Latin America. Its first school, the Law School was established in 1827 and the University was founded in 1934 upon the unification of several pre-existing schools. USP is located in the state of São Paulo, the richest and most developed region in Brazil. Although yet young, USP has quickly achieved a leading role in many different fields as a research centre. At the same time, undergraduate and graduate courses have always improved their quality and attracted the best students. As a public university, USP does not charge its students for tuition and receives, each year, 11,502 new students in the undergraduate courses, selected among over than 130,000 applicants. The postgraduate programs attract students from many different parts of Brazil as well as Latin America and over 50 countries around the world. With campuses distributed over seven cities (Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos and São Paulo), USP has over 90,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 5,900 faculty members. USP has 42 colleges, 240 undergraduate programs and more than 220 postgraduate programs in all academic areas delivering 2,300 PhD degrees each year. Its scientific paper production corresponds to 22% of all that is produced in Brazil. The Universidade de São Paulo has a very important role in Brazil?s cultural life. The university is in charge of 4 major museums, Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras, Chorals and many other cultural activities. USP runs 4 hospital-schools that play an important role in the public health policy not only in the state of São Paulo but also in the whole country. The strong economic Brazilian development, the high quality of its courses and the amiability of Brazilian people make studying at USP a unique and extraordinary life experience.

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Universidade de São Paulo
Location: Rua da Reitoria 109
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Description: Universidade de São Paulo (USP) is the oldest University in Brazil and one of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions in Latin America. Its first school, the Law School was established in 1827 and the University was founded in 1934 upon the unification of several pre-existing schools. USP is located in the state of São Paulo, the richest and most developed region in Brazil. Although yet young, USP has quickly achieved a leading role in many different fields as a research centre. At the same time, undergraduate and graduate courses have always improved their quality and attracted the best students. As a public university, USP does not charge its students for tuition and receives, each year, 11,502 new students in the undergraduate courses, selected among over than 130,000 applicants. The postgraduate programs attract students from many different parts of Brazil as well as Latin America and over 50 countries around the world. With campuses distributed over seven cities (Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto, São Carlos and São Paulo), USP has over 90,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 5,900 faculty members. USP has 42 colleges, 240 undergraduate programs and more than 220 postgraduate programs in all academic areas delivering 2,300 PhD degrees each year. Its scientific paper production corresponds to 22% of all that is produced in Brazil. The Universidade de São Paulo has a very important role in Brazil?s cultural life. The university is in charge of 4 major museums, Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras, Chorals and many other cultural activities. USP runs 4 hospital-schools that play an important role in the public health policy not only in the state of São Paulo but also in the whole country. The strong economic Brazilian development, the high quality of its courses and the amiability of Brazilian people make studying at USP a unique and extraordinary life experience.
Website: http://www5.usp.br/en/
Telephone: Office: +55 1130913500 (Landline)
Fax: +55 1130915655 (Landline)
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