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Fundação Getulio Vargas
FGV Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
FGV Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other name
EstablishedDecember 20, 1944; 79 years ago (December 20, 1944)
PresidentCarlos Ivan Simonsen Leal
CampusRio de Janeiro
São Paulo
AffiliationsCouncil on Business & Society, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Fundação Getulio Vargas (Getulio Vargas Foundation, often abbreviated as FGV) is a Brazilian higher education institution and think tank founded on December 20, 1944.

FGV is considered by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the University of Pennsylvania as the top think tank in Latin America and best managed worldwide, it ranks seventh best think tank in the world.[1]

FGV offers undergraduate,[2] MBA,[3] as well as Master's & PhD programs[4] in economics, business administration, public administration, law, social sciences, applied mathematics and international relations. The foundation has over 90 research centers and produces a large amount of academic research. The subjects cover macro and microeconomics, finance, business, decision-making, law, health, welfare, poverty and unemployment, pollution, and sustainable development. FGV also maintains research programs in the fields of history, social sciences, education, justice, citizenship, and politics. FGV executes projects at the request of the public sector as well, as private enterprises and international agencies such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Examples include assistance for the successful Rio de Janeiro bids for the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

FGV's main office is based in Rio de Janeiro, and is also present in São Paulo and Brasília. In addition, it offers educational programs in over 100 cities in Brazil, through a network of affiliate partner institutions, with Executive Education and MBA programs in several areas of knowledge.

Schools of Administration[edit]

Schools of Law[edit]

Schools of Economics[edit]

Schools of Social Sciences[edit]

  • School of Social Sciences (FGV CPDOC)
  • School of International Relations (FGV RI)

School of Applied Mathematics[edit]

  • School of Applied Mathematics (FGV EMAp)

Institute for Educational Development[edit]

  • Executive Education
  • FGV Online
  • FGV In Company

Services, Indexes and Publications[edit]

Centers and Divisions[edit]

  • Business Cooperation Committee
  • Chamber FGV of Mediation & Arbitration
  • Center for the Development of Mathematics and Science
  • Center for Global Economics
  • Center for Regulation and Infrastructure Studies
  • Department of Public Policy Analysis
  • FGV Energy - Center for Energy Studies
  • FGV Social - Center for Social Policy
  • Growth & Development - Center for Growth and Economic Development Studies
  • International Affairs Division
  • International Intelligence Unit[6]

General Administration[edit]

  • Applied Research and Knowledge Network
  • Communications and Marketing Division
  • Controllership Superintendent's Office
  • Division of Operations
  • FGV Library System
  • Human Resources Division
  • Internal Control Division
  • Provost Office
  • Treasury


The São Paulo School of Business Administration is the only Brazilian school to receive Triple accreditation from all three major international accreditation institutions (and one of only 82 schools worldwide):

International Partnerships[edit]

FGV has over 200 academic cooperation agreements with renowned institutions all over the world, which include research, joint projects and exchange of students and professors.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ McGann, James (January 2018). "2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report". University of Pennsylvania. Archived from the original on August 12, 2018. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  2. ^ "Vestibular - Undergraduate Programs at FGV". vestibular.fgv.br. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  3. ^ "Graduate & MBA programs at FGV". portal.fgv.br. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  4. ^ "Master's & PhD programs at FGV". portal.fgv.br. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  5. ^ FGV Projetos
  6. ^ "Centers and Divisions | FGV". portal.fgv.br. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  7. ^ "FGV International Partnerships". portal.fgv.br. Retrieved 2018-09-28.

External links[edit]

Institute for Educational Development

Schools in Rio de Janeiro

Schools in São Paulo

Services, Indexes and Publications

Centers and Divisions

General Administration