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.
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.
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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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):
Fundação Getulio Vargas is one of the best universities of Economics in Latin America, with outstanding teachers, an incredible campus and it has been amazing to study here
It was a great experience, we had not as many students in classes, what made it easier to get a good friendship with all and also it helped to get involved deeper with the subjects.
It is a top university and among the best in Latin America, providing excellence in teaching and many international opportunities for students. I had a very good experience in terms of both academic and overall university experience and I would highlight more specifically that the classes really help students develop critical thinking over all types of current events and...