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Universidade de São Paulo

The University of São Paulo (USP) is a large Brazilian public university, maintained by the State of São Paulo and affiliated with the State Secretariat of Economic, Scientific and Technological Development. USP is considered one of Latin America most prestigious educational institutions and various world rankings, created to measure the quality of universities according to various criteria, particularly those related to scientific productivity, have widely recognized the talent and dedication of USP professors, students and employees.

Founded in 1934, the University of São Paulo came about through a collaboration of existing schools such as the Faculdade de Direito do Largo de São Francisco (Law), the Polytechnic School (Engineering) and the Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (Agriculture). Nowadays, four of its eleven campuses can be found in the city of São Paulo while the remaining campuses are in the cities of Bauru, Lorena, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Ribeirão Preto and two in São Carlos. USP also houses five affiliated hospitals, 24 museums and galleries – with half a million visitors per year – two theatres, a cinema, and its own TV channel run by students.

 

 

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