Student’s Guide


Pre-Arrival Information Guide

Dear exchange students, welcome to the University of Campinas - Unicamp! Here you will find important information regarding your arrival at...

Academic Calendar

2nd Semester - Aug to Dec - 2019 July 30th - 31st Language placement Interview August 1st Classes begin December 7th Classes...

Foreign Student Admission to Unicamp

There are certain special requirements and procedures for foreign students who wish to study at Unicamp Please read the document below...

Legalizing your entry and stay in Brazil

Any person with a temporary visa must register with the Federal Police by scheduling an appointment within 90 days of his or her arrival...

Portuguese Classes

Unicamp’s Center of Languages Studies (CEL), in Campinas, will conduct placement interviews in order to allocate each student to the...

Getting to Unicamp (Campinas & Limeira)

From the airports to Campinas (Terminal Rodoviário): Airport City Aeroporto Internacional de Guarulhos / Cumbica (GRU) -...

Housing (off campus)

Unicamp does not provide university dormitories for exchange students, however, we at the International Office can help you find...

Health Care

All students must have a health insurance plan that covers medical expenses and repatriation since the day you leave your country For...

Money

The Brazilian currency is the REAL (R$) and we suggest that you bring some cash with you because change offices are not available...

Food

At the student’s restaurant (RU), there are meals for both students and visitors whose prices can be checked here (breakfast)...

Welcome meeting

The welcome meeting is a great way to meet other international students and to learn about practical and social aspects of life in...

Unicamp Internacional

Unicamp Internacional Unicamp Internacional is a group of volunteer students that can help you with information and assistance before and...

Grading and credit point system – Undergraduate

 Credit System At Unicamp, each credit equals 15 semester hours of academic activity (lectures, labs, tutorials, etc) A...