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The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)

Unesp´s actions are focused in nearly every field of experimental and theoretical sciences such as: engineering, health, communication, humanities, social sciences and arts, among others.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (1)



The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp) was created in 1976.


Unesp is one of the largest and most important Brazilian universities, with distinguished achievements in teaching, research and extension services.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
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Student services

The International Relations Office of São Paulo State University gives support to all the internationalization initiatives of the institution and manages the undergraduate exchange programs.

Student Life

Campus life

Unesp is the most successful model of a multicampus university in Brazil. such unique characteristic allows intense and diversified activities in Sao Paulo, the most developed State in the country. its influence can be recognized by the level of regional development where its campuses are located: one in the State capital and 23 others strategically distributed throughout the State.


Unesp is a respected institution with accomplished members, fully-accredited programs and strong research base – and these will remain its priorities.

Student Reviews

Research glows
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

There are not enough support to research programs and you feel it is not for all of us, just a few group of people.

UNESP - Franca
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Listed among the best universities in the country, UNESP - Franca provides IR students with a good quality programme and a very motivated team of professors. However, as happens with several other public universities across the country, financial problems caused by lack of commitment from the government often cause the university community to strike for several weeks until...

Ups and Downs of a Brazilian Public University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As a student enrolled in the evening classes, I didn't have much contact with the campus and the overal university life, but as for the courses and teachers, I am vastly satisfied. The programme included disciplines such as politics, ethics, sociology, economics, geopolitics and more. I also had the opportunity of working as a teacher assistant for one semester, helping...