Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)

Introduction

The Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp) was created in 1976. It has consolidated a project joining scientific, technological, economic, cultural and social development committed to democratic principles and clearly conscious of its status of a governmental institution, inserted and highly active in Brazilian society. Unesp´s actions are focused in nearly every field of experimental and theoretical sciences such as: engineering, health, communication, humanities, social sciences and arts, among others.

The interaction of Unesp with different sectors of society exerts a strong influence on its social landscape. Its high qualification level can be confirmed through the expressive number of former students inserted in the professional market, as well as its top position in Brazilian national ranks regarding all fields where it is present.

Following the worldwide trend and sure to be prepared for that, Unesp is now, more than ever, looking for new boundaries to cross and challenges to face, by signing new agreements with top quality Institutions throughout the world.

Unesp is a respected institution with accomplished members, fully-accredited programs and strong research base – and these will remain its priorities.

Unesp is one of the largest and most important Brazilian universities, with distinguished achievements in teaching, research and extension services. Unesp is supported by State funds and along with USP (Universidade de São Paulo) and Unicamp (Universidade Estadual de Campinas) offers free public higher education in Sao Paulo State.

Unesp is the most successful model of a multicampus university in Brazil. such unique characteristic allows intense and diversified activities in Sao Paulo, the most developed State in the country. its influence can be recognized by the level of regional development where its campuses are located: one in the State capital and 22 others strategically distributed throughout the State.

TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFICAL COOPERATION

Supporting agencies and resources management

For the development of its main activities Unesp receives financial aid from the main research supporting agencies in the country, such as: FAPESP, CNPq, CAPES and FINEP. These resources are guaranteed by agreements that allow faculty members and students to participate in exchange programs, development of academic projects and services. These agreements are signed with national and foreign universities, institutes, associations, foundations, city halls, Government bureaus, ministries, federal and state agencies and private companies, adding up to 300 partnerships that increases annually.

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Courses Agricultural Sciences

Campus Full time January 2018 Brazil São Paulo

Brazil is one of the largest grain and meat producing countries in the world. Thus, the disciplines offered aim at engaging students in several aspects related to sustainable agricultural and animal production in the tropics [+]

Brazil is one of the largest grain and meat producing countries in the world. Thus, the disciplines offered aim at engaging students in several aspects related to sustainable agricultural and animal production in the tropics. Students will have also the opportunity of studying in different UNESP campuses and, therefore, gain knowledge on different production and research approaches in agricultural sciences in Brazil. Courses: - Biodegradable Coatings and Additives for Food Application - Biodiversity and the Beauty and Utility of Natural Products - Biodiversity in Coastal Systems - Biodiversity of fungi - Breeding Autogamous Species - Ecophysiology of Bioenergy Crops - Evolution of Plant Pathogens in Agriculture - Larviculture of Tropical Fishes - Measuring Sustainability in Agricultural Systems - Methods for optimizing the use of pesticide application equipment - Professional Development and Scientific Ethics - Seed Biology and Physiology - Stress and Immunity - Techniques in Ruminant Nutrition Research - Topics on Agriculture and Development - Understanding Genes, Genetics and Genomics: New Windows Opened in Agricultural Sciences [-]

Courses Alternative Energy

Campus Full time March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

This theme wil bring the most updated and relevant issues regarding Brazilian research in energy obtained by biomass [+]

This theme wil bring the most updated and relevant issues regarding Brazilian research in energy obtained by biomass and other renewable sources. Choosing this theme, the students will study topics like technological development related to energy storage by using smart materials, automation and control of power systems, efficiency in energy use, technological innovation for alternative energies, with special attention to those that demonstrate greater environmental sustainability. Courses: - Agro-Forestry Biomass Technology Production - Biocatalysts: Nature Insights into Sustainable Technologies - Design of Experiments and Robust Design Applied to Renewable and Alternative Energy - Electric Power Quality in Distribution Networks with Renewable Energy - Fuel Cells - Geotechnologies Applied to Energy - Renewable Energy Sources in Microgrids - The Brazilian Electrical Power System: Opportunities for Energy Conservation - Thermal Systems Optimization - Utilization of Agrowastes for the Production of Energy and New Materials [-]

Courses Literature and Linguistics

Campus Full time February 2018 Brazil São Paulo

This program aims at exploring a wide range of topics in Portuguese language, brazilian literature, literatures in English, Comparative literature, translation Studies, Cultural Studies. the courses will focus on issues such [+]

This program aims at exploring a wide range of topics in Portuguese language, Brazilian literature, literatures in English, Comparative Literature, translation Studies, Cultural Studies. The courses will focus on issues such as discursive and textual structure of Portuguese language, genre, teaching/learning languages, literary theory, translation theory. Courses: - Brazilian Short Stories and Cinema: Modern and Contemporary Visions - Educating and Self Cultivating Literature: The Bildungsroman (novel of self cultivation) as a Genre - Elizabeth Bishop: Brazil Through the Eyes of an American Poet - Introduction to Comparative Literature - Language Awareness and Implications for Teaching, Learning and Instructional Interaction - Language Policy - Literature and History - Literature in Early Childhood - Reading Brazil through Literature - Spoken Language: Research Perspectives and Principles in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching - Translation Theory and Research Methods in Translation Studies [-]

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