Centro Universitário das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas

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Centro Universitário das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas

Centro Universitário das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas ('United Metropolitan Universities) also known as FMU is a private university in the State of São Paulo in Brazil. FMU is one of the largest universities in the city of São Paulo in the state of São Paulo. The law course is the city's most prestigious educational institution.[1] According to reports by the Ministry of Education, most of the successful lawyers graduated from FMU, including Luiz Flávio Borges D’Urso, former president of the Order of Attorneys of Brazil.

FMU was founded in 1968 by professor Edevaldo Alves da Silva and professor Onésimo Silveira, attorney of righteousness of Sâo Paulo state.


The Complexo Educacional FMU was created in 1968 and the first enrollment process occurred in the same year, as many students enrolled with FMU to prepare for the labor market. This was the beginning of an important expansion of Brazilian Higher Education and the FMU was created to respond to this demand. Since then, many students have graduated from FMU, received a solid training to become good professionals in different sectors of the economy.

The FMU launched its first enrollment with four courses: Law, Economics, Business, Accountancy, Education, and Social Services. In 1975 FMU merged with the University of Philosophy, Science and Linguistics Santa Rita de Cássia, and started to offer Psychology, Pedagogy and Linguistics courses. In 1976, with the addition of the Faculdade de Educação e Ciências Nova Piratininga, the Math course was added to the list of available courses.



  1. ^ Mais, Estudo. "FMU Law course is the highest rank, by the Ministry of Education". Mais Estudo. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 

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