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Fundação Getulio Vargas

Our academic output is on a par with that of the world’s most advanced education institutions, and we have exchange programs with many of them. Thus, we can say that Fundação Getulio Vargas’ horizon is the limit of the imagination. We can also say that FGV’s activities have always been focused on strategic areas in Brazilian life, such as public administration, the economy, history and law. 

About

History

Fundação Getulio Vargas was founded on December 20, 1944. Its initial objective was to prepare qualified people to work in public and private administration in Brazil. At the time, the country was already starting to lay the foundations for the growth that would come in the following decades. 

Education

Today, besides administration courses, FGV also offers degrees in law (in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo), economics (Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo), the social sciences (Rio de Janeiro) and applied mathematics (Rio de Janeiro), and it is a leader in teaching and research in these fields.

Research

A leader in the creation and refinement of ideas that contribute to national development, FGV invests in and encourages academic research, resulting in significant output, recognized nationally and internationally. The subjects explored include macroeconomics, microeconomics, finance, law, health, social security, poverty and unemployment, pollution, and sustainable development. The Foundation also runs research programs in the fields of history, the social sciences, education, justice, citizenship and politics.

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Accreditation

FGV-EAESP is the only Brazilian school to receive Triple accreditation from all three major international accreditation institutions (and one of only 55 schools worldwide):

  • AACSB
  • AMBA
  • EQUIS (EFMD)

Student Reviews

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Best ranked business school in Brazil

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I liked my external experience and I would like to improve my international career.

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I finished my master’s degree in economics at the best school in Brazil. FGV is considered one of the best think tanks in the country. Along with the course, I worked at the Brazilian Institute of Economics with confidence index. That period was very challenging for me, because Brazil was going through the worst recession in its history between 2014 and 2016. I worked hard...

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