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FUNDACAO GETULIO VARGAS

 

McCombs School of Business BBA, undergraduate iMPA and MBA students have the opportunity to study at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV). Founded in 1954, FGV established Brazil's first bachelors program in business administration and has become the only Brazilian institution to join the ranks of the top 50 business schools in the world. FGV is located in Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil and the world's 7th largest metropolitan area with an estimated 21 million inhabitants. Sao Paulo is also home to the largest Japanese population living outside of Japan. Founded in 1500 by the Portuguese, Brazil is known for its vibrant and rich culture, ethnic and geographic diversity, and welcoming people. Students take regular university courses with students from the host country. There is a foreign language requirement, as the number of courses taught in English is limited. Participants earn regular UT in-residence credit. All grades earned for the courses undertaken are computed into the official UT GPA.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Latin American Studies
  • Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Geography
  • Management
  • Portuguese
  • Communication
  • Government
  • Management Information Systems
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • International Business

2 Programs Available for FUNDACAO GETULIO VARGAS

Sponsored by McCombs School of Business

Academic Information

Most BBA students, especially those who don't speak Portuguese, take courses in English on FGV's International Program in Management (IPM), which are credits at UT. Refer to course equivalency database. A Portuguese course is offered to exchange students.

Language(s) of Instruction

Portuguese and English

Eligibility

  • Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance
  • No minimum GPA, good academic standing
  • Completion of ECO & Math required, ACC 312 highly recommended
  • Portuguese proficiency; case-by-case considerations for non-proficient
  • 2020-2022 Catalog: must complete STA 235 & DS 235 before going abroad

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - Yes
  • Internship - No

Housing

University housing is not available. Exchange students generally live apartment-style housing close to campus. In the past, many students ahve contacted Okupe Rentals which assists exchange students in locating housing options.

Open To

McCombs School of Business - Undergraduate

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 application fee, $500 Exchange Admin fee, and regular UT tuition for their semester exchange. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, transportation, and costs of living. Participants pay required emergency health insurance coverage at $19 per week. Financial aid and scholarships can be used.

Dates:

- Spring
  • Program: January 30, 2023 to June 17, 2023
  • Instructional: January 30, 2023 to June 17, 2023
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2022
- Fall
  • Program: July 25, 2022 to December 6, 2022
  • Instructional: August 1, 2022 to December 6, 2022
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2022

Application Code

150009

Program Coordinator

Joshua T Rucker

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Brochure
Scholarships

Next Step

Learn more by attending a BBA International Programs general information session. Students must attend an information session prior to meeting BBA International Programs Coordinator for an advising appointment.


Sponsored by McCombs School of Business

Academic Information

FGV has been ranked number four among MBA programs in Latin America wi strengths in finance, information technology, research, economics, organizational behavior, and business strategy. Students either take u courses or International Program in Mgt. course

Language(s) of Instruction

Portuguese and English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

The university does not have its own housing (residences), so student need to seek private accommodation. The staff at the International Off give help and advice on finding accomodations

Open To

McCombs School of Business - Graduate

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. S are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local trans living. Students pay required emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Dates:

- Spring
  • Program: January 16, 2023 to April 20, 2023
  • Instructional: February 6, 2023 to April 20, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014

Application Code

160024

Program Coordinator

Deborah J Carney

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Int Travel Safety for Students
Consular Information Sheet
Visa Information

Next Step

Learn more about attending our study abroad programs by contacting the International Exchange Coordinator in room CBA 2.502. Program books an evaluations are also available for your review.

Program information above is subject to change