Facamp offers, on a regular basis, undergraduate and graduate courses in English. Our courses are offered in multiple modalities: short term programs (July or August), a regular 16-week semester program course (March to June) or even a regular 10-week program (September-November). Customized programs are also a possibility. They are specially designed for closed groups of 10 to 20 students and can be offered all year round. In all of these cases, school fees are subject to reciprocity agreements, be they in the form of discounts or bilateral waiving of fees.

Facamp offers undergraduate and graduate courses taught in English. They are offered in four modalities:

  • Short term programs (July or August);
  • 16-week program (March-June)
  • 10-week program (September-November)
  • Customized programs: specially designed for groups of 10 to 20 students and can be offered all year round.

In all of these cases, school fees are subject to reciprocity agreements, be they in the form of discounts or bilateral waiving of fees. Some examples of courses offered since 2015:

  • Doing Business in Brazil: a 16-week program for graduate students that includes Brazilian Business Practices, Brazilian Economy, Portuguese as a Second Language, and Brazilian Society and Politics.
  • Brazilian Culture: a 2-week course about Brazilian cultural heritage.
  • Brazil: Sports and Society: a 2-week course about Football in Brazilian society and about Rio Olympic Games and its impacts.
  • Portuguese as a Second Language: a 4-week intensive practical course
  • Brazil: Business Structure and Economy: a 2-week course for executives newly positioned in Brazil.

The next regular course will be offered from March to June 2017. You’ll find bellow a detailed description of this course .


Brazil: business, economy and society

Semester First_2017
Organizing Institution FACAMP- Faculdade de Administração de Empresas (FACAMP – Business College)
Period March 6th 2017   –  June 23rd 2017 (16 weeks)
Location FACAMP campus at Campinas, SP, Brazil (
Language of Instruction English.
Program Objective The program aim is to discuss Brazil in broader terms. Topics such as Economy, Business Practice, Public Affairs, Culture and Society will be addressed from a solid multidisciplinary approach. The program is especially valuable for those interested in understanding Brazil and its business structure as well as its role in the global economy. The program includes an intensive course in Portuguese as a Second Language
Target Students The program is open to all bachelor or master students, especially those in the field of business and administration, economics, international relations and social sciences who have a strong interest in Brazilian topics.
Credits 20 ECTS and Certificate of Attendance
Weekly Study Load 40 hours/week, divided in lectures (around 20 hours/week, usually from 8:30AM to 12:30 PM, Monday to Thursday), mandatory technical/cultural visits (usually on Fridays, but some of them may take place during weekends), group work, self study and Exams.
Administrative fee € 190, Includes administrative expenses, students IDs, course materials, and all mandatory field trips costs. The fee must be paid once and for all upon arrival by credit or debit card or cash (in Brazilian R$).
Program fee € 1,800 for non-partner Institutions

The fee is waived for some partner Institutions due to reciprocity agreements

Mandatory field trips
(no extra costs apply)
The program will include:

  1. Several technical visits to large corporations (foreign-owned and Brazilian-owned) at Sao Paulo State. The visits include meetings with the companies’ executives;
  2. A visit to the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange (BMF&BOVESPA) at Sao Paulo city center;
  3. A technical visit to a small coffee industrial plant near Campinas;
  4. A cultural visit to Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city.
Optional field trip
(extra cost applies)
The program may also include a guided trip to Rio de Janeiro, visiting corporations and engaging cultural activities. It also comprises a free-time weekend.
Housing and boarding for the first month R$ 1,740 (approx. € 470) per month for a double room with private bathroom, including breakfast and dinner, free wifi, laundry, sports and pool facilities in a partner hotel located 4,5km from FACAMP campus ( The special price for the single room is R$ 2,400 (approx.. € 650). There is a reservation from March 4th 2017 up to March 31th 2017. If the students opt to stay at the hotel for the remaining months, the same conditions will apply. The stay must be paid upon arrival by credit or debit card or cash (in Brazilian R$) directly to the partner hotel
Housing for the remaining months Besides remaining at the partner hotel, there are several options. Please look into the ARRIVAL GUIDE or contact Globe&Co FACAMP student team ( for more information.
Admission Procedure for Partner Universities
  1. Send to a list of selected students by November 1st 2016.
  2. Send to the Application Form and required documents by November 30th 2016.
Grading System Grades vary from 0.0 to 10.0

The pass grade is 6.0.

Required Documents
  1. The Application Form (electronically filled out, printed, signed, stamped and scanned into a pdf file)
  2. Digital copy of Passport (only the Identification pages), jpg or pdf file
  3. Passport-size digital Photo (jpg file)
  4. Copy of applicant’s current Academic Record (or Transcript), including courses, grades and credits at current home university (pdf file)
  5. Copy of applicant’s English Certificate (pdf file)
Language Requirements TOEFL: 80 or IELTS: 6,5 or TOEIC: 750 or Certificate of Cambridge level C
Visa Regulation Non-Brazilian students must apply for a Student Visa (VITEM IV) at a Brazilian Consulate. FACAMP will send a hard and a digital copy of the “Proof of Enrolment”, a document required for the Visa procedure. Please find more information in the following links:

Residence Permit After arriving in Brazil, all students must register at Federal Police, requiring a Temporary Resident Registration (RNE). Failure to do so within 30 days of their arrival implies in daily fines. To be in accord to the law, a form must be filled out and two separate fees should be paid to Federal Police (estimated at R$ 210 and R$ 110 in for 2016). FACAMP will provide all the help in the first day of the program to guide the international students through this process
Health Insurance All students must travel with a health insurance plan that covers medical expenses and repatriation for the entire stay in Brazil.
Arrival Guide An updated Arrival Guide could be downloaded HERE.


Mr. Rodrigo SABBATINI, PhD
Program Director

Mrs. Sulamis DAIN, PhD
Head of International Office

Mrs. Thais LUCHI
International Office/Program Management
Phone: (55)(19)3754-8554