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UNICAMP - University of Campinas

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)

About

History

Founded in 1964, Unicamp is recognized as one of the three best universities in Latin America.

Education

  • Throughout its history, UNICAMP has placed special emphasis on graduate education, with about half its students body composed of graduate students. Currently, UNICAMP offers 142 graduate programs, covering most fields of knowledge. 
  • UNICAMP currently offers 70 different undergraduate degrees, including medicine, dentistry, several engineering majors, basic natural and human sciences, applied sciences, education and arts. Its admission process is one of the most competitive in Brazil, selecting only 3,320 applicants from over 75 thousand yearly. Undergraduate education at UNICAMP is free of charge.

Research

  • The university has nearly 1,800 faculty members with a prolific research output – close to 8% of all indexed scientific papers in Brazil include an author or coauthor from UNICAMP.
  • Perhaps, more important than the volume of scientific production is its quality. The total number of scientific papers published in ISI Web of Knowledge indexed journals was of 3,149 in 2013. UNICAMP has the highest article to faculty member ratio in Brazil.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
219 14
2021
233 -19
2020
214
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
301
2020
301
2019
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
-
2021
401 100
2020
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
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2021
277 28
2020
305
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

  • Unicamp Internacional is a group of volunteer students that can help you with information and assistance before and during your stay at Unicamp.
  • The group was created in 2015 by students who wanted to improve the integration of foreign students at Unicamp by organizing cultural events around and outside the campus, such as picnics, international dinners, parties and trips. They also run a very successful buddy program among students.

Housing services

Unicamp does not provide university dormitories for exchange students, however, we at the International Office can help you find accommodation. 

Medical services

At UNICAMP, all registered students can also count with our internal care center for students,staff and teachers. It is called CECOM and offers medical and dental assistance.

UNICAMP owns three large hospitals. Visitors can use the University Hospitals in case of emergency.

Student Life

Campus life

The main campus of Unicamp is located at the district of Barão Geraldo, 5 miles away from downtown Campinas.  

Student Reviews

One of the top Universities in Brazil
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I studied dentistry at Unicamp. It provided me with a hands on experience. Their focus on practice gives you confidence to start a new job straight away.

best choice ever
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have no complaints about my specialization course at unicamp. It was the best choice for me to change area and acquire the knowledge I wanted about business. After graduation I had excellent results in my work.

One of the best universities in Latin America
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had the opportunity to learn from teachers who are among the best researchers in theirs fields. I also could develop research as an undergraduate student, what lead me to be interest in pursuing an academic carrer.

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