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      FIA Business School currently offers 48 postgraduate courses, covering a number of subjects including:

      • General administration,
      • Big data
      • Accounting
      • Organizational economics
      • Education
      • Business, strategy and organizations
      • Project management
      • Logistics
      • Marketing
      • Retail


      All postgraduate programs are taught in Portuguese with the exception of the following which are fully taught in English:

      • International MBA (part-time, 18-month program)
      • International MBA Accelerated (14-month program)
      • Americas MBA (in partnership with ITAM in Mexico, Vanderbilt University in the USA, and Simon Fraser University in Canada).


      Since it’s been created, FIA’s International MBA Accelerated has attracked professionals from all over the five continents. People from different backgrounds and with different professional experiences, looking to get more knowledge about the global business environment. Apart from the goal of advancing their careers, students who choose FIA, in São Paulo,  as a destination are also open-minded and farsighted, because they see in Brazil not only a place with beautiful weather and diverse culture, but also a business center, full of opportunities.

      Browse the International MBA programs.


      Entry requirements

      Entry requirements vary between degree programs. Visit FIA Business School’s website and select the degree program you’re interested in applying to for additional information regarding specific admissions criteria. Most applications, however, will require submitting an up-to-date CV and attending an interview.




      FIA Business School’s central campus is based in the Pinheiros neighborhood and offers:

      • Restaurant and cafeteria
      • Living area
      • Auditorium
      • Library
      • Parking places
      • Subway and bus station nearby


      Students are required to make extensive use of technology for coursework and related activities. A laptop or tablet will be most useful as all class material will be made available for students virtually, through FIA Business School’s Student Portal.


      The city of São Paulo is among the world’s capitals of sophistication, entertainment, culture, shopping, and gastronomy, which brings together an affinity of creativity, multiculturalism, elegance, and excitement for everyone who visits.

      Student accommodation
      Although FIA Business School doesn’t offer student housing services, staff are happy to offer advice and suggestions as to which areas are most suitable to students’ needs and interests.


      Portuguese Classes
      For those who are interested in learning Portuguese, FIA offers 24 hours of free Portuguese lessons throughout the first weeks of classes. Although they aren’t mandatory, they are added to your academic transcript as an optional discipline if you attend.


      International study trips and exchange programs

      FIA Business School offers international study trips as a way of providing a different experience and outlook on management. The International MBA programs have a one-week study trip to Silicon Valley in the USA, with classes at Stanford and Berkeley also included.

      The International MBA also maintains student exchange agreements with international institutions, whereby students can attend up to one term of study at these schools, tuition-free. These include:


      • Vanderbilt University, USA
      • emlyon business school, France
      • SDA Bocconi, Italy
      • Porto Business School, Portugal
      • IPADE, Mexico
      • Tongji, China

      Please note: Spaces are limited, and allocation of places are based on student performance. Students who wish to apply to the exchange program must present their GMAT score in order to be nominated by FIA to their preferred school of choice.





      If you’re an international student who is considering applying to FIA Business School, you will need to meet the following candidate criteria:

      • Have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
      • At least five years’ worth of professional experience
      • Submit an online application
      • Provide an up-to-date CV

        Optional documents:
      • GMAT
      • TOEFL certificate


      Visit FIA Business School’s website and select the degree program you’re interested in applying to for additional information regarding specific admissions criteria.


      Scholarships and additional funding

      Students with a GMAT score equal or above 650 will receive a 10 percent scholarship grant.

      Students from countries with per capita income below Brazilian’s average who are approved in the selection process and demonstrate a financial need may receive an additional 25 percent grant for the Accelerated MBA program.

      FIA Business School’s curriculum offers classes which focus on career development and leadership. There are also workshops which focus on the cultural aspects of working in Brazil, how to write a CV, as well as how to prepare for an interview.

      Students will also have the opportunity to work on a consulting project within a company located in Brazil. They will learn about the market, working environment and build and establish their own network connections. In the past, FIA Business School students have worked on projects from companies such as GE, Novartis, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, BASF, and Pfizer.

      In addition, dedicated face-to-face sessions are held with numerous companies that express an interest in hiring FIA Business School students. 

      FIA Business School regularly receives job offers from students, former students and major companies, and regularly post job opportunities on its social network pages.

      At the end of each program, FIA provides students with a list of the companies from its own personal contacts, and according to students’ interests, FIA forwards their CVs to these companies along with a letter of recommendation.

      FIA Business School also offers students the opportunity to further their business skills through the “Manage Mentor” course which is in partnership with Harvard.

      To give an idea of what past students have gone on to do, the EMBA Council Report for the International MBA reports:

      •  56 percent of students received a promotion during the course
      • 68 percent found employment outside their current organization within 12 months
      • 59 percent of students started their own business within two years of completing the course

      FIA Alumni Association

      Founded in 1994, the FIA Alumni Association is a network of professional and social solidarity which aims to create opportunities of social achievements for its members, as well as contribute to creating a more inclusive society.

      By being a member of the FIA Alumni Association you will receive a number of benefits.

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      FIA Business School currently offers 48 postgraduate courses, covering a number of subjects including:

      • General administration,
      • Big data
      • Accounting
      • Organizational economics
      • Education
      • Business, strategy and organizations
      • Project management
      • Logistics
      • Marketing
      • Retail


      All postgraduate programs are taught in Portuguese with the exception of the following which are fully taught in English:

      • International MBA (part-time, 18-month program)
      • International MBA Accelerated (14-month program)
      • Americas MBA (in partnership with ITAM in Mexico, Vanderbilt University in the USA, and Simon Fraser University in Canada).


      Since it’s been created, FIA’s International MBA Accelerated has attracked professionals from all over the five continents. People from different backgrounds and with different professional experiences, looking to get more knowledge about the global business environment. Apart from the goal of advancing their careers, students who choose FIA, in São Paulo,  as a destination are also open-minded and farsighted, because they see in Brazil not only a place with beautiful weather and diverse culture, but also a business center, full of opportunities.

      Browse the International MBA programs.


      Entry requirements

      Entry requirements vary between degree programs. Visit FIA Business School’s website and select the degree program you’re interested in applying to for additional information regarding specific admissions criteria. Most applications, however, will require submitting an up-to-date CV and attending an interview.




      FIA Business School’s central campus is based in the Pinheiros neighborhood and offers:

      • Restaurant and cafeteria
      • Living area
      • Auditorium
      • Library
      • Parking places
      • Subway and bus station nearby


      Students are required to make extensive use of technology for coursework and related activities. A laptop or tablet will be most useful as all class material will be made available for students virtually, through FIA Business School’s Student Portal.


      The city of São Paulo is among the world’s capitals of sophistication, entertainment, culture, shopping, and gastronomy, which brings together an affinity of creativity, multiculturalism, elegance, and excitement for everyone who visits.

      Student accommodation
      Although FIA Business School doesn’t offer student housing services, staff are happy to offer advice and suggestions as to which areas are most suitable to students’ needs and interests.


      Portuguese Classes
      For those who are interested in learning Portuguese, FIA offers 24 hours of free Portuguese lessons throughout the first weeks of classes. Although they aren’t mandatory, they are added to your academic transcript as an optional discipline if you attend.


      International study trips and exchange programs

      FIA Business School offers international study trips as a way of providing a different experience and outlook on management. The International MBA programs have a one-week study trip to Silicon Valley in the USA, with classes at Stanford and Berkeley also included.

      The International MBA also maintains student exchange agreements with international institutions, whereby students can attend up to one term of study at these schools, tuition-free. These include:


      • Vanderbilt University, USA
      • emlyon business school, France
      • SDA Bocconi, Italy
      • Porto Business School, Portugal
      • IPADE, Mexico
      • Tongji, China

      Please note: Spaces are limited, and allocation of places are based on student performance. Students who wish to apply to the exchange program must present their GMAT score in order to be nominated by FIA to their preferred school of choice.





      If you’re an international student who is considering applying to FIA Business School, you will need to meet the following candidate criteria:

      • Have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
      • At least five years’ worth of professional experience
      • Submit an online application
      • Provide an up-to-date CV

        Optional documents:
      • GMAT
      • TOEFL certificate


      Visit FIA Business School’s website and select the degree program you’re interested in applying to for additional information regarding specific admissions criteria.


      Scholarships and additional funding

      Students with a GMAT score equal or above 650 will receive a 10 percent scholarship grant.

      Students from countries with per capita income below Brazilian’s average who are approved in the selection process and demonstrate a financial need may receive an additional 25 percent grant for the Accelerated MBA program.

      FIA Business School’s curriculum offers classes which focus on career development and leadership. There are also workshops which focus on the cultural aspects of working in Brazil, how to write a CV, as well as how to prepare for an interview.

      Students will also have the opportunity to work on a consulting project within a company located in Brazil. They will learn about the market, working environment and build and establish their own network connections. In the past, FIA Business School students have worked on projects from companies such as GE, Novartis, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, BASF, and Pfizer.

      In addition, dedicated face-to-face sessions are held with numerous companies that express an interest in hiring FIA Business School students. 

      FIA Business School regularly receives job offers from students, former students and major companies, and regularly post job opportunities on its social network pages.

      At the end of each program, FIA provides students with a list of the companies from its own personal contacts, and according to students’ interests, FIA forwards their CVs to these companies along with a letter of recommendation.

      FIA Business School also offers students the opportunity to further their business skills through the “Manage Mentor” course which is in partnership with Harvard.

      To give an idea of what past students have gone on to do, the EMBA Council Report for the International MBA reports:

      •  56 percent of students received a promotion during the course
      • 68 percent found employment outside their current organization within 12 months
      • 59 percent of students started their own business within two years of completing the course

      FIA Alumni Association

      Founded in 1994, the FIA Alumni Association is a network of professional and social solidarity which aims to create opportunities of social achievements for its members, as well as contribute to creating a more inclusive society.

      By being a member of the FIA Alumni Association you will receive a number of benefits.

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