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São Paulo, Brazil

FGV EAESP was founded in 1954, thanks to the joint efforts of the Brazilian government and business community, in collaboration with Michigan State University, in order to train people to tackle the challenges Brazil was going through. It was a period of fast growth, technological change, international contact and the emergence of new economic powers. In this context, the School played a fundamental role in preparing and updating Brazil’s managerial capacity, working to meet new demands for executive education and accompanying the phase of intense industrial development that was beginning. Since then, FGV EAESP has enhanced itself continuously to meet the demands of the academic and business communities, creating and implementing new courses and services in many different sectors.


Avenida Nove de Julho 2029, São Paulo, Brazil


student feedback




  • Previous students rated the university a 3.7 out of 5 

  • Previous students rated the courses difficulty to be low compared to Nova.

  • Previous students rated the Business Project difficulty to be high.

  • Cristina (Fall 2021): Interesting courses on emerging markets and innovation 

  • Amandine (Spring 2019): Business Project was a hands on experience, we had to interact with local and solve a real CSR project.

  • Veronika (Spring 2015): Classes not very challenging but interesting as partially in Portuguese and LATAM oriented.



  • Previous students rated the workload to be very light.

  • Cristina (Fall 2021): 70/100 

  • Amandine (Spring 2019): Quite light.

  • Veronika (Spring 2015): Low / normal (less vs. home school Nova).



  • Previous students rated the city life to be amazing.

  • Previous students rated the nightlife to be amazing.

  • Cristina (fall 2021): Absoluteley amazing!! Fun people, culture, food, party, sports, etc. 

  • Amandine (Spring 2019): Lots of things to do, huge city many places to go out.

  • Veronika (Spring 2015): Amazing - a NYC with Brazilian craziness.



  • Previous students said the CEMS cohort had around 40 students. 

  • Previous students rated the CEMS community to be good.

  • Previous students rated the CEMS Office to be amazing.

  • Cristina (Fall 2021): Super active CEMS club 

  • Amandine (Spring 2019): CEMS group which is quite small and therefore very tight - missing a bit interactions with locals at the university (no Brazilian in the CEMS semester).

  • Veronika (Spring 2015): Fabulous. ~ 25 cems students, joining local events & self organizing others.



  • Previous students said it was easy to find accommodation. 

  • Cristina (Fall 2021): Easy to find cheap and good accomodation. 

  • Amandine (Spring 2019): Need to find an apartment near paulista, better with roommates. Found mine on Airbnb. The local university could help more. Living costs are quite low.

  • Veronika (Spring 2015): Brazil standards / 24/7 surveillance. Rent : 800 Eur / month for room in shared flat; living costs depend how local you go (restaurants vary between very cheap to EU capital city prices).


PRIce of one beer

  • Previous students said that living costs were low compared to Lisbon. 

  • Cristina (Fall 2021): Living costs are around 250 - 400 euros per month / Beer is about 1 euro

  • Veronika (Spring 2015): A beer pack for 1€. 


Cristina (Fall 2021)

Best decison ever: People are amazing, weather is great, travelling is endless, courses are interesting but wont take up all your time! 

Amandine (Spring 2019)

Veronika (Spring 2015)

Very nice experience even if the city of São Paulo itself is not amazing we have a lot of time to visit the country and travel.

An intercultural immersion, A taste of Brazilian crazyness, the time of your life!

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