Greetings from School of Education, University of São Paulo (FEUSP)!

We're pleased to inform you that applications for 2019 Student Exchange Program  is open . The deadline: June15th 2019 (exchange period from August to December).

1. Mobility

The students of universities that have agreements with the University of São Paulo ,School of Education (FEUSP) may participate in the mobility program in the field of Education.
For undergraduates, we have a Teaching Degree in Pedagogy course and a Teaching Degree from other courses (Teaching Degree in specific content as Portuguese, French, History, Geography, etc).
1.2 Mobility for undergraduate students:
The recommendation of students must be made by the International Office from the Home University. The deadline to recommend students is June 15th  for the 2nd semester (August/December) and November 15th for the 1st semester (February to June).
The first step that should be done to recommend a student is to fill the application form attached.
Then the student will receive an  email and must complete the online application attaching the following documents:
  • Application Form Filled and signed (attached);
  • Recommendation letter written by a professor from the home university;
  • A photo 3×4 cm size;
  • Official Transcript of Records and its simple translation into Portuguese, English or Spanish (signed and stamped by the home university);
  • Copy of passport
  • If approved, a copy of student visa IV and;
  • A health insurance is recommended.
1.3 Mobility of graduate students
For graduate students, the following documents are required:
  • Letter of recommendation from the professor abroad;
  • Letter from your home university proving enrollment as a graduate student;
  • Letter of the FEUSP co-supervisor(who must be an accredited advisor in the program), accepting the student;
  • Research Plan indicating the start and end dates of the project;
  • Schedule of activities to be performed at FEUSP during the specified period;
  • Copy of passport;
  • Registration form (attached) completed;
  • If approved,  the copy of the health insurance and;
  • If approved,  the copy of student visa IV.

2. Portuguese language
USP offers a online Portuguese course (basic level A1) for all the Exchange Students, once is accepted. The student can begin the course before she/he arrives to USP.

We offer Portuguese Language Tutoring (Center for Studies and Research on Language Teaching – CEPEL). 

3. Interaction in Foreign Language

We have Faculty members who speak other languages and who can assist the students in short summaries, answer questions and indicate some literature in the languages they understand.

4. Housing

The University of São Paulo does not have accommodation for foreign students.  On the Student guide (item 7) there are some housing suggestions.

5. USP iFriends

It is a program in which volunteers students of USP  may help foreign students with the following activities:
Assistance in finding accommodation;
  • Reception at the airport;
  • Assistance documents for foreigners;
  • Academic orientation;
  • Assistance with the Portuguese language.
  • Foreign students recommended by the home university can enroll in the program.

6. Dining plan

The University of São Paulo  has dining plan for all the students enrolled. Each meal costs: Breakfast R$ 0,50. Lunch R$ 2,00 Dinner R$2,00.
For more information, please see attached our fact sheet and  webiste: