General Information, Scope and Objectives

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Information about admission procedures

The FGV EPGE’s Graduate Program is divided into two courses:

PhD in Economics

The PhD in Economics at FGV EPGE is a four years course that aims to graduate academicians who dialogue with the most advanced topics in Economics.

At the frontier of selected fields of Economic Science, the emphasis of the PhD Program is quantitative, seeking to launch academicians with sophisticated mastery of all relevant areas of Economics. The PhD course is concluded with the defense of a thesis that represents an original contribution to the literature on the chosen subject.

It is possible for students to enter directly in the PhD without necessarily having a master’s degree. Furthermore, background in Economics is not required do access this program. Information about admission to course is available in Admission – Ph.D.

EPGE has a special interest in motivated students and seeks to facilitate the access of young people to the Ph.D Program. For this purpose, The school invites undergraduates and graduates from all fields, in particular Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Administration, to participate in our admission procedures.

MA in Economics

The MA in Economics of FGV EPGE aims to provide a broad and solid conceptual basis in Economics. It graduates students both for the continuation of the studies in the Ph.D. in FGV EPGE or another institution, as well as for the immediate entrance in diverse professional activities in public and private sectors and in the academic area. Like the Ph.D. Program, it is not required undergraduate’s degree in Economics to access the Master’s Program.

Information about admission to course is available in Admission – Academic Master

More information about Master and PhD Programs are available on the regulation and curriculum.

Student approved in EPGE’s Admission Process is exempt from tuition payment and may also compete for development agencies’ scholarship.

For questions and general information access the Frequently Asked Questions. Alternatively, the School offers an e-mail service channel.

FGV/EPGE – Graduate Studies Office
Praia de Botafogo, 190, room 1123
ZIP Code: 22250-900 | Rio de Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
Phone: (55 21) 3799-5479