University of Campinas

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The university of campinas is a public university funded by the state of são paulo, brazil. Established in 1966 in the city of campinas, with the goal of becoming an academic center of excellence, producing world-class basic and applied research, providing high-standard undergraduate and graduate education, and serving as a catalyst for economic and social development.

Founded in 1964, Unicamp is recognized as

  • One of the three best universities in Latin America
  • One of the top 100 universities in emerging economies
  • Top Brazilian university in number of patents
  • The best in the country in the areas of Computer Science and Engineering and Technology for two consecutive years (2018-2019)
  • 2nd place in the ranking of the most entrepreneurial universities in Brazil according to Confederation of Junior Enterprises (Brazil)
  • 4th place among the most sustainable universities in Brazil and among the 100 most sustainable in the world, in the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking, from Universitas Indonesia
  • 45% of our graduate courses are top grades (according to CAPES/MEC - (grades 6 and 7, on a scale of 3 to 7))
  • The best placed of Latin America in The Golden Age University Rankings 2019 [universities in the golden age, founded after the Second World War

* Source:  Times Higher Education - THE,  QS World University Ranking 2021, CAPES ( Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel)

Keys to success

  • Attraction of distinguished young faculty members by providing a suitable teaching environment and freedom of research.
  • Flexible institutional environment, sensitive and responsive to societal demands.
  • Balance between recruiting the best students and promoting social inclusion of students coming from the public school system and ethnic minorities.
  • Early immersion of undergraduate students in research projects (scientific initiation starting in the 2nd/3rd years).
  • Solid relationships between academic activities and innovation/entrepreneurship.

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