Evaluations and Rankings

1 - Índice Geral de Cursos  INEP(MEC) – (IGC): FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças ranked once more as first Higher Education Institution in Brazil.The evaluation included 2,109 Higher Education Institutions and considered all areas of knowledge. The new index, for the year 2015, was released on 06/07/2017 and is in (IGC).

Headline of the Newspaper Jornal Valor Econômico about EPGE, June 2017 (PDF) (Online); Headline of the Newspaper Jornal O Globo about EPGE, June 2017 (PDF) (Online) and Headline of the Newspaper Folha Dirigida, June 2017 (PDF) (Online) .

Professor Rubens talks about EPGE ranking first in Brazil in the last available (2015) ENADE Economia and IGC Evaluations Published by MEC (Youtube) (Facebook).

Original Data, IGC: 2015; 2014; 2013; 2012; 2011; 2010; 2009; 2008; 2007.



2 - ENADE: First in Brazil (2015 ranking, published by MEC in March, 2017, among close to 200 Institutions of Higher Education (IES) Providing Courses in Economics.

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Original Data, ENADE: 2015; 2012; 2009; 2006.

Comment by the President of the Central Bank of Brazil, Ilan Goldfajn, about the last available ENADE


3 - Capes (Postgraduate): In the last two evaluations made available by CAPES / MEC, EPGE obtained maximum marks from Capes in the evaluation of all its postgraduate programs.


4 - International Ranking of Tilburg University: EPGE has been appointed for several years as the first department of economics in Latin America by the International Ranking of Departments of Economics of Tilburg University. In the world ranking, considering the last three years (2014-2016) and main list of journals, the EPGE is 174th.


See below the clipping with articles relating to this subject, published in previous years:

News published on Jornal O Globo (2011) about EPGE´s IGC.



  • Folha Dirigida - The differential in the best of Rio in IGC
  • FGV Notícias - Enterview about the excellence in higher education
  • FGV News - Interview with FGV/EPGE director highlights aspects of excellence in higher education
  • O Globo - FGV's Schools lead MEC ranking
  • Folha Dirigida - Interview with the EPGE Dean
  • FGV News - Interview with the EPGE Dean about Academic Excellence
2012: Check the ad by FGV on O Globo from 16/12/2012

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