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The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)

4.4 out of 5 (12 ratings / 11 reviews) São Paulo, Brazil
Unesp´s actions are focused in nearly every field of experimental and theoretical sciences such as: engineering, health, communication, humanities, social sciences and arts, among others.

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The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp) was created in 1976.


Unesp is one of the largest and most important Brazilian universities, with distinguished achievements in teaching, research and extension services.

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University Ranking

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Student services

The International Relations Office of São Paulo State University gives support to all the internationalization initiatives of the institution and manages the undergraduate exchange programs.

Student Life

Campus life

Unesp is the most successful model of a multicampus university in Brazil. such unique characteristic allows intense and diversified activities in Sao Paulo, the most developed State in the country. its influence can be recognized by the level of regional development where its campuses are located: one in the State capital and 23 others strategically distributed throughout the State.


Unesp is a respected institution with accomplished members, fully-accredited programs and strong research base – and these will remain its priorities.

Student Reviews

Research glows
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

There are not enough support to research programs and you feel it is not for all of us, just a few group of people.

Best way possible to start the academic path
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had an amazing experience studying at Unesp. The university provided me opportunities to develop academical researches and to have a strong contact and dialog with society outside university, besides providing outstanding teachers and classes.

Academically good and a lot of self study needed
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As most public universities in Brazil, Unesp has teachers with impressive CVs and academic merits, although most are there for their own research project rather than for the pleasure of teaching. They are usually reachable, but it takes some effort and proactivity. It is a good university for whom aspires an academic career, for it is one of the most traditional on this...

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