10.69/1 (University Entrance Exam 2020.1)
The undergraduate Law degree in Brazil is a five year course that qualifies the student to take the national Bar exam. FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School is committed to preparing legal leaders that are able to work towards promoting the strengthening and growth of the Brazilian democracy.
The undergraduate studies in law is divided in two 5 semester phases: one in which students attend a full-time mandatory course load regulated by the Ministry of Education (MEC) and recommended by the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) and a second, known as the specialization cycle, in which students have the freedom to decide on their own curriculum path.
Partnerships and internships
Students benefit from exclusive agreements with public organizations, representative organizations and international institutions, having the opportunity to intern in law offices, large corporations and Government agencies. Additionally, the students have the opportunity to apply for exchange programs at institutions such as Harvard, Yale, Columbia, NYU, Sorbonne, Sciences Po, Coimbra, Reinmin and others, in more than 20 countries.
National High School Exam (Enem)
In addition to their University Entrance Exam applicants, FGV also admits candidates based on their scores in the National High School Exam (ENEM), as reported by the Brazilian Education Ministry’s National Institute for Educational Studies and Research (INEP), as well as the results of international exams such as Abitur, BAC and IB.
The FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School was founded in 2002 with the challenge of transforming legal education, output and application in the country. Its overarching purpose is to contribute to the development of leaders to think about Brazil in the long term. Accordingly, it has a constant commitment to innovation.
A leader in legal teaching and research, the School provides academic and executive education to professionals from public and private sector careers. It is also a pioneer in its areas of activity, having created the first masters and doctorate in regulatory law in the country. The FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School works in multiple areas, including undergraduate, graduate and executive education courses.
- Maximum score in the Brazilian Education Ministry’s last General Course Index (IGC) evaluation.
- Maximum score in Education Ministry evaluation.
Maximum score and first place out of all law schools in Brazil in the 2018 National Student Performance Exam (ENADE).
First place overall in the country in the 29th Brazilian Bar Association exam. The school has received “Brazilian Bar Association Recommends” status in all editions of this certification program.