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The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)

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.

Master's Programmes



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

Ups and Downs of a Brazilian Public University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As a student enrolled in the evening classes, I didn't have much contact with the campus and the overal university life, but as for the courses and teachers, I am vastly satisfied. The programme included disciplines such as politics, ethics, sociology, economics, geopolitics and more. I also had the opportunity of working as a teacher assistant for one semester, helping...

A foreigners view of studying Public Administration in Brazil
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

As a non portuguese speaker, initially the course was challenging. Through the help of friends, lecturers and a language course I took, I was able to overcome this initial challenge. My personal expectations of Public administration were met as I endolged academic and other research groups on campus to further enrinch myself academically. The learning atmosphere was...

Unesp- FOAR
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Nice university, good structure, good for researchs!

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