THE UNIVERSITY OF SAO PAULO (USP) IS THE LARGEST AND OLDEST PUBLIC UNIVERSITY OF BRAZIL, HOLDING A VALUABLE REPUTATION.
The USP has a leading role within the Latin American research and higher education, it was ranked first in the Latin American university ranking, published by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It holds the 143th place in the QS University ranking and it underlines the impact of research of this university. The university has over 65000 students, spread over 11 campuses in seven different cities within the region of Sao Paulo.
The collaboration between the University of Twente and the USP dates back a long time but recent steps have been made towards a more intensive collaboration. In 2014 ideas about a double/joint degree program were discussed and captured in an agreement. More information will follow as soon as available. Also contact with the FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation) was made to talk about funding opportunities.
International academic agreement: student/staff exchange agreement
Collaborating with USP and sharing knowledge and resources with this university is an important part of UT’s mission. Therefore, UT launches a yearly call for proposals to stimulate collaboration with USP. The aim of this call it to stimulate synergetic collaboration resulting in a strong strategic partnerships with USP.