Master On Campus

Cell and Tissue Biology

University of Sao Paulo

12 months
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The Cell and Tissue Biology program of University of Sao Paulo (known by the Portuguese acronym PBC&T) was established in 1996, based on the reformulation of the former Graduate Program in Histology, which was created in March 1972 and accredited at the Master’s and Doctoral levels by the Federal Council of Education in 1975


Program Description

After this reformulation, the Cell and Tissue Biology program of University of Sao Paulo became a Program with a predominantly multidisciplinary focus, incorporating new faculty advisors, lines of research, and courses/modules, making the system more dynamic and current. From 1998 to 2012, the Program has an average of 24 accredited advisors/year that graduated 146 Master´s students and 141 doctoral students. Our Graduate Program students have published innumerable papers , 60% of which in international journal. The programs, maintains cycles of seminars on topics at the frontier of knowledge, coordinates and participates in 36 departmental courses and 5 interdepartmental courses, participates in the in the Undergraduate Teaching Assistanship program (PAE) encourages the students’ participation in extra-curricular activities and international exchange programs.

Our Graduate Program aims to nurture and form independent researchers qualified for academic and  industry careers. Thus, we have concentrated our efforts to provide the best environment for Graduate Studies by taking a multidisciplinary approach with an  internationalized Program.

Programme Structure

  • For more information visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Portuguese


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Proof of Proficiency in English will be required at enrollment and will be proven through a certificate with a grade of Sufficient issued by the FFLCH/USP Language Center. The CCP also accepts the presentation of a certificate issued by those entities specified below as proof of proficiency in English, and which prove proficiency in accordance with the requirements described in item V. For those who are not native Portuguese speakers, there is an additional Portuguese Proficiency test that is administered to students while they are enrolled in our Program.

For more information visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

Tuitions fees are not charged by USP on undergraduate and stricto sensu graduate courses, therefore, no scholarship programs are available for students.

Living costs for São Paulo

2121 - 3301 BRL /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Cell and Tissue Biology
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