Universidade de São Paulo



Jasmin Ahadi

North and South America; Russia; Australia


+49 241 80 97854


The University
Country Brasil
City São Paulo
Founded 1934
Number of Students 94.000
Description The University of São Paulo is located in the city of the same name and has approximately 94.000 students. USP has eight acht campuses, which are spaced out all over the city.
Exact Location Av. Pres. Vargas, 2560 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20210-030, Brasil

International Office
Fact Sheet

Type of Agreement Cooperation with faculties 3,4,5 and 6
Who can apply? Bachelor students, Master students and Doctoral candidates
Type of Stay Studies or research
Length of Stay Students apply for one semester beforehand and, once they are in São Paulo, they can request an extension of their stay.
Time of the Stay Winter- and/or summer semester
Number of Exchange Placements Up to ten

Study Details
Semester Dates 1. Semester: March to July
2. Semester: August to December
Study Possibilites
Course Offerings

Courses offered in English.

Courses offered in the local language

Language Courses Centro Interdepartamental de Línguas

Prerequisites for the Application Application Studying Abroad
Language Requirements Special provisions for Brasil: When applying with RWTH first, you only have to be profficient in the Portuguese language to level A2 GER. However, by the time you are appointed to your partner university, you will have to prove level B1 GER language skills. To that effect special language courses are offered.
Application Deadline in the International Office

You can find further information on the application portal website.

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Costs Travel costs, accomodation and general living expenses
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad (de)

Financing Study Abroad

RWTH scholarship database

DAAD scholarship database

Practical Information
Accomodation The university does not offer any support in finding accomodation for the students. You can find more information here and here.
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance is required for the entire duration of the stay.
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office
Study in Brazil
Country Page Brasil
Studieren weltweit (de)