A pioneer in the area of higher education, Fundação Getulio Vargas was the first institution in Latin America to provide bachelor’s courses in public administration and business administration, producing the first batch of qualified administrators on the continent in the mid-1950s in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

Today, besides administration courses in both cities, FGV also offers this course in Brasilia, degrees in law (in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo), economics (in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo), the social sciences (in Rio de Janeiro), applied mathematics (in Rio de Janeiro), international relations (in Sao Paulo), data science (in Rio de Janeiro) and it is a leader in teaching and research in these fields.

To apply for an in-person undergraduate course, please go to the FGV University Entrance Exam website.

To apply for a distance learning undergraduate course, please go to the FGV Selection Process website.

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Study at FGV


The different areas of study have monitors appointed by professors to support students’ education, answering questions and correcting exercises.

Internship Coordination

Opportunities are divulged by holding talks and meetings between students and companies.

International Partnerships

Through agreements with international higher education institutions, students can take part in exchange programs to study subjects in other countries.

Instructive Content

Programs of subjects are developed by specialist professors, aimed at the intellectual and professional development of students and based on an up-to-date, high-quality bibliography.

Awards & Recognition


FGV occupies the first places of the Brazilian Ministry of Education’s General Course Index (IGC)


Only Brazilian institution to rank among the top ten in Latin America in the QS Global 200 MBA Rankings


Top think tank in Latin America and among the top 10 in the world

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