Sao Paulo


2021.1 Selection Process


About the Course: 

The undergraduate degree in Economics offers four areas of expertise: Financial Engineering, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Macroeconomics and Political Economy, allowing students to obtain the certification in two areas, as long as the student studies the compulsory subjects of the chosen courses. The program 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 market and government experience.


FGV EESP - Sao Paulo School of Economics

Fee: R$ 4,920.00


Unit: FGV - Rua Itapeva, 474

Contact: +55 (11) 3799-3370

Candidate-vacancy ratio: 12 (Entrance Exam 2019.1)

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For FGV EESP undergraduate economics courses, up to five merit scholarships are available, paying 15 100% of the monthly school fees, for the top 15 performers in the university entrance exam.

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

a) Those rated in the top 15 in the university entrance exam who are awarded a merit scholarship must enroll by the deadline established in this public notice.

b) At the end of semester’s academic performance evaluation period, the top 15 performers in the university entrance exam must come within the top 20 students in their class in that period.

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

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

e) 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,” “c,” “d,” or “e,” they will irrevocably lose their right to their scholarship.

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


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 economists are trained to operate monetary policy.

    Finance and Financial Products:

    Investment Banks
    Companies 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 consulting and auditing companies.

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

    The economist, in this professional field of action, works 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
    Economic and Political Consultancies
    Investment Banks
    Government, CADE, Secretariat of Economic Law

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

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

    The economist, in this area, works with international trade analysis, international finance, macroeconomic and strategic scenarios.

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

    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. 

    Private and State Corporations
    Governments, Research Institutions and NGOs
    International Development Institutions
    Consultancies and Energy Companies

    The economist, who works in this area, evaluates tables and microeconomic and macroeconomic scenarios, political and social scenarios, which affect the existence and decisions of any organization. Its labor market includes large consulting and auditing companies.

    Public Companies
    Private Corporations
    Auditing and Consulting Companies
    Economic and Political Consultancies