Exchange: University of Sao Paulo

Created in 1934, the University of São Paulo (USP) is one of the most important institutions in Brazil, and the third best in Latin America (QS World University Ranking). It is a comprehensive university with over 300 undergraduate courses. Students have taken courses here in Political Science, Health Studies, and Engineering.


Credit Equivalency: 50 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses

Restricted Programs:  Classes in health, chemistry and biology sciences may be unavailable for the exchange students. Courses in the School of Architecture and Urbanism, Economics, Business and Accountancy are restricted.

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but the host institution will assist in securing housing




Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Study

Accepting Applications: Yes

Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 14, 2021
Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021

Timeline: Fall (Aug-Dec), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Aug-Jun)

Country: Brazil

City: Sao Paulo

Institution: University

Language of Study: Portuguese, English

Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fee

Funding: IE Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (undergraduates) or B (graduates) Language Requirement: depending on course selection, Portuguese B2 may be required