Fundação Getulio Vargas

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Fundação Getulio Vargas (Getulio Vargas Foundation, often abbreviated as FGV) is a Brazilian higher education institution and think tank founded on December 20, 1944, with a mission "To stimulate Brazil’s socioeconomic development".[1] Its initial objective was to prepare qualified people to work in public and private administration in Brazil.

Fundação Getulio Vargas, FGV
Logo FGV - Fundação Getulio Vargas.png
EstablishedDecember 20, 1944; 76 years ago (December 20, 1944)
PresidentCarlos Ivan Simonsen Leal
CampusRio de Janeiro
São Paulo
AffiliationsCouncil on Business & Society, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

FGV is considered by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the University of Pennsylvania as top think tank in Latin America, best managed think tank worldwide and seventh best think tank in the world.[2]

FGV offers undergraduate programs,[3] graduate & MBA programs,[4] as well as Master's & PhD programs[5] in economics, business administration, public administration, law, social sciences, applied mathematics and international relations.

FGV has over 90 research centers and produces a large volume of academic research. The subjects cover macro and micro-economics, 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 also executes projects at the request of the public sector, private enterprise and international agencies such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Notable examples of such work 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.

Areas of ExpertiseEdit

FGV operates in many areas of knowledge, such as education, research, technical consulting, editing and publishing.


Services, Indexes and Publications

Centers and Divisions[7]

  • 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

General Administration

  • 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 PartnershipsEdit

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.[8]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "FGV's mission". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  2. ^ McGann, James (January 2018). "2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report". University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "Vestibular - Undergraduate Programs at FGV". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  4. ^ "Graduate & MBA programs at FGV". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  5. ^ "Master's & PhD programs at FGV". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  6. ^ "Education at FGV". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  7. ^ "Centers and Divisions | FGV". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  8. ^ "FGV International Partnerships". Retrieved 2018-09-28.

External linksEdit

Institute for Educational Development

Schools in Rio de Janeiro

Schools in São Paulo

Services, Indexes and Publications

Centers and Divisions

General Administration