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Study Abroad - Brazil: Education in Brazil

A guide for students planning to study and already studying in Brazil

Major Universities in Brazil

University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo)

University of Campinas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP or Unicamp)

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, or UFRJ)

Federal University of Minas Gerais (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, or UFMG)

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, or UFRGS)

São Paulo State University (Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, or UNESP)

Information about Brazilian schools

Ministry of Education 

Educational Gaps Limit Brazil's Reach - a 2010 New York Times article about deficiencies in the Brazilian education system.

Still a Lot to Learn - a critique of Brazil's schools from the Economist (2009)