Students are strongly encouraged to choose the IBIS Budget Frei Caneca Hotel for their accomodation. IBIS Frei Caneca is located in a central and very animated downtown area, near the Paulista Avenue. A number of rooms (shared room w/2 beds) have been pre-reserved. Accomodation prices with breakfast are BRL 94,22 (shared room) and BRL 172,45 (single bed) per night and must be paid when arriving at the hotel:

Transportation from the IBIS Hotel to USP campus can be done by taking Yellow Subway Line (Line 4) and a Bus ride from the Butantã subway station. A single trip costs BRL 5,92 (BRL 3,80 for the subway + BRL 2,12 for the bus ride). In fact, the easiest and cheapest way to get anywhere in town is by using the city's Subway system (called the Metrô) and the bus lines. More details can be found at the São Paulo's metro and São Paulo's public transportation websites.

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Aditionally, please consider the following districts when looking for accomodation alternatives in São Paulo:
  • Alto da Lapa
  • Alto de Pinheiros
  • Cerqueira César
  • Jardim Europa
  • Jardim Paulistano
  • Jardins
  • Pinheiros
  • Vila Madalena
  • Consolação

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University of São Paulo, as the major university of higher learning and research in Brazil and a leading institution in Latin America, is responsible for educating a large part of Brazilian Masters and Ph.D’s.