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International Cooperation Office

Universidade de São Paulo


Visiting Professors

Universidade de São Paulo offers mobility programs for visitors from foreign higher education institutions.

1. Additional Aid for Foreign Professors and Researchers
If a Foreign Professor is interested in coming to USP in order to develop activities involving undergraduate and graduate students, he/she can be offered a financial aid, which is given in daily rates for the specific period of these activities and according to the values defined by the Rectory.

The interested visiting professor must contact a USP professor. The financial aid request must be submitted by a USP professor.

2. French Chairs Program in São Paulo

Directed by professors from French universities. The notices are published at this website periodically:

Until 2014 November 28, applications will be received for “Programa de Cátedras Francesas do Estado de São Paulo”, sponsored by the Consulate General of France jointly with the universities of São Paulo State, including Universidade de São Paulo.

Applications are available for professors and researchers from all areas of knowledge from universities in France who are interested in pursuing academic activities at USP, for a period of 45 days up to 3 months, starting in July, 2015.

Those who are selected will receive a monthly amount paid by USP, and the Consulate General of France will finance the airfare costs.

Click here to read the announcement in Portuguese – Modalidades Cátedras 2015 and in French - Modalités Chaires 2015.