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Payment options:
Bank payment slip and credit card
Candidate to vacancy ratio:
Monthly Academic Fees:
R$ 5,466.00 (2023)
Class hours:
FGV - Praia de Botafogo, 190 - Botafogo/RJ
About the program

The undergraduate course in Economics encourages students to exercise independent thought, creativity and critical capacity. Its pedagogic project gives the student a solid theoretical and quantitative graduation specific to the field of Economics. In addition, students also have the option of dedicating themselves to one or more of the following areas: Finance, Economic Policy and Markets, and Contracts.

FGV EPGE´s undergraduate course in Economics, was considered the best undergraduate course in Brazil by Ministry of Education (MEC).

Professional Performance

A good economist must be ready to master and guide social and economic development processes. Therefore, the course offers a broad graduation, consolidated through important partnerships with public, private and third-sector organizations.

National High School Exam (Enem)

In addition to University Entrance Exams, FGV also classifies applicants based on Enem scores, as provided by the National Institute of Educational Research of the Ministry of Education (INEP/MEC).

Why choose this program?

Created in 1961, the FGV Brazilian School of Economics and Finance (FGV EPGE) aims to contribute to education and the expansion of knowledge in the area of economics. Since it was founded, it has educated a significant share of Brazil’s most outstanding economists. Through its professors and students, it has also made a major contribution to national development.

The school offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral courses in economics.

FGV EPGE professors, in addition to their classroom duties, work intensively in research. The combination of teaching and research keeps the school's curriculum up-to-date, incorporating new debates and themes on the economic agenda.


First place nationwide in the Brazilian Education Ministry’s General Course Index (IGC) night times out of 13, competing against more than 2,000 higher education institutions across the country, in all areas of knowledge.


First place nationwide in the National Student Performance Exam (ENADE) in economics three times out of five.

Tilburg University Ranking

Top-rated economics department in Latin America in the Tilburg University Ranking.


First place in RePEc index of economics courses in Brazil.


First place for the 3rd time, in the last 4 ANPEC appraisals of undergraduate economics courses in Brazil. The ANPEC Exam is used to select students for master’s and doctoral courses in economics throughout Brazil.

Brazilian Econometric Society

FGV EPGE has come first in the Brazilian Econometric Society’s awards more times than any other school.

Econometric Society

Four of the five fellows of the Econometric Society working at economics departments in Brazil are at EPGE: Aloisio Araujo (also a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences), Marcelo Moreira, Marilda Sotomayor and Paulo Kingler.

Abril’s Student Guide

Maximum score in all editions of Abril’s Student Guide.

  • Merit Scholarships:

University Entrance Exam

1st to 10th place – 100%

National High School Exam (ENEM)

100% for the students who come first, second and third in the exam, provided that their average score for the multiple-choice section and essay is at least 800 points.

  • Refundable Scholarships:

Worth between 0% and 100% of monthly tuition fees in the academic semester in question.

  • Social Demand:

“Social Demand” scholarships are awarded in accordance with applicants’ socioeconomic circumstances. Between 0% and 100% of monthly tuition fees in the academic semester in question may be loaned in this way.

  • Additional Scholarships:

Students’ academic performance is analyzed throughout the course. These scholarships provide a partial waiver of monthly tuition fees. They are awarded at the beginning of each year, in response to requests by students, based on their grade point average.

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We know that choosing a profession is probably one of the first major decisions you will make in life. Therefore, FGV wants to help you know a little more about your future career.

Working with Economics does not limit their professional horizon. After all, the career can be considered a true bridge between Exact Sciences and Humanities, preparing you for a wide range of professional activities.

The economist is trained to manage and create sophisticated financial products for banks, investment banks and wealth management, whether companies or families (private banking consulting). In the government sector, the economist in this area is trained to operate monetary policy.

Finance and Financial Products:

  • Investment Banks
  • Governments
  • Businesses and Families

Economists are trained professionals to analyze and evaluate public policies in health, education, public safety, combating poverty and the environment - for example - both nationally and internationally, working for governments or international institutions (UN, World Bank, IMF, etc.), and also in large transnational companies consulting and auditing.

  • Audit and Consulting Global Companies
  • World Bank, UN, IMF
  • Governments and Research Institutions

The economist, in this professional field of action, working with sector analysis of the economy to provide information that will guide the decisions of companies and investors. The economist in this field also works with lawyers in the area of regulatory law, regulation and competition.

  • Public Companies
  • Consultancies Economic and Political
  • Investment Banks
  • Government, CADE, Secretariat of Economic Law

In this area economist working with the financial management of organizations, whether banking, financial, services sector, industrial or agricultural.

  • Corporations Private or Public
  • Commercial Banks and Investment
  • Corporate Services Sector and Agribusiness
  • Consulting Financial and Accounting Audit
  • Consultancies Strategy
  • Insurance
  • Financial Consulting

Economist this area works with analysis of international trade, international finance, macroeconomic and strategic scenarios.

  • Private corporations and State
  • Commercial Banks and Investment
  • Government, Ministry of Finance
  • World, IMF Bank
  • Investment Banks

The economist who works in this area develops and analyzes the economic viability of investment projects in any sector of the economy taking into account the environmental impacts. In the analysis of a project, given the environmental legislation, must calculate both the private return, the private cost and the social projects.

  • Private corporations and State
  • Governments, research institutions and NGOs
  • International Development Institutions
  • Consulting and Energy Companies

The economist who works in this area evaluates tables and microeconomic scenarios and macroeconomic, political and social, which affect the lives and decisions of any type of organization. Its labor market includes large consulting firms, auditing and consulting economic strategy and policy.

  • Public Companies
  • Private Corporations
  • Audit and Consulting Companies
  • Consultancies Economic and Political



The teachers are very attentive; they are giving a lot of support right now. They are very helpful answering questions, and are available at different times, all for our well-being.

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Perla | 1st year student
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