São Paulo


About the Course: 

The undergraduate course in Economics offers three areas of expertise: Financial Engineering, Applied Microeconomics and Applied Macroeconomics, allowing students to specialize in the area they intend to work in. The course provides solid mathematical training, development of logical reasoning, analytical and critical capacity, ability to acquire and generate new knowledge, as well as a general and humanitarian training and practical education.

The Best in Brazil

Considered by the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC) as the best undergraduate program in Economics in Brazil, the course features an innovative methodology, which develops important skills for the labor market, in addition to having a highly qualified faculty of researchers and professionals with sound market and government experience.


FGV EESP - Sao Paulo School of Economics

Fee: R $ 3,506.00


Unit: FGV - Rua Itapeva, 474

Contact: +55 (11) 3799-3370

Candidate-vacancy ratio: 15 (Vestibular 2015.1)

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For FGV EESP undergraduate economics courses, up to five merit scholarships are available, paying 100% of the monthly school fees, for the top five performers in the university entrance exam. Up to five merit scholarships are also available for those coming in sixth to tenth place in the university entrance exam, and the percentage exemption from monthly school fees will be decided in each case by the division.

To maintain their scholarship, candidates must meet the following conditions:

a) Those rated in the top 10 in the university entrance exam who are awarded a merit scholarship must enroll by the deadline established in this public notice.

b) During every academic performance evaluation period, the top five performers in the university entrance exam must come within the top 10 students in their class.

c) During every academic performance evaluation period, the sixth to tenth top performers in the university entrance exam must come within the top 15 students in their class.

d) Nobody with a scholarship may fail more than two exams, consecutive or otherwise, in the subjects they study.

e) Nobody with a scholarship may have received any disciplinary penalties, in accordance with articles 66 to 69 of FGV-EESP’s Statute.

f) They must not have halted their studies in the course in which they stood out in the corresponding selection process, except in the case of a student exchange, not lasting more than one school year, organized through a program supported by FGV-EESP, or because of conscription into national service.

IMPORTANT: Merit scholarships are personal and non-transferable. If a candidate with a scholarship fails to enroll or a student drops out of their course, their scholarship will not be transferred to another candidate or student. If students fail to comply with the rules specified in items “a,” “d,” “e,” or “f,” they will irrevocably lose their right to their scholarship.

If candidates lose their merit scholarship by failing to abide by rules “b” or “c,” they may regain it if in the next semester’s academic performance evaluation period they meet the conditions specified in items “b” or “c.”


Exams and answer sheets

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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 Human Sciences, preparing you for a wide range of professional activities.

    Opportunities in Economics

    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 are trained to operate monetary policy.

    Finance and Financial Products:

    Investment Banks
    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
    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

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    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