Qualification and skills
The IR Graduate program prepares its students for global careers. Our role is to ensure that all graduates have the tools necessary to make the professional decisions of their choice, both in Brazil and abroad. To this end, the School invests in integrating theoretical and methodological knowledge in solving concrete problems in international politics and in the global economy. The course also qualifies its students to work in highly competitive multicultural and multilingual environments.
Qualifying you for a global career
Student exchange programs abroad (6 months to 1 year in duration);
Summer courses at top universities worldwide;
Summer internships and volunteer programs at international organizations;
Immersion trips to Brasília, border regions, and international bodies.
- Personal career planning;
- How to prepare a Résumé
- How to write a motivation letter
- Training for job interviews;
- Career Preparation in International Organizations;
- Networking and building relationships.
The job market has been undergoing profound changes during the past few years. The most competitive professionals on a global level are those capable of solving complex problems through the practical application of theories, methods, and cutting-edge analytical techniques. FGV IR was created to train these types of professionals in Brazil, building upon the best international experiences and standards. If you are unsure about dedicating four years of your education to the study of IR, schedule a conversation with us.
Admission to the undergraduate course in International Relations can be done through three different processes.
The entrance exam for the International Relations course has a single phase, consisting of a written online test on Portuguese, English, History, Geography and Logical-Mathematical Reasoning topics, in addition to an essay.
Scores obtained in the Humanities; Languages*; Mathematics; and Writing categories in the Brazilian National Entrance Exam (ENEM) can be used to apply for a undergraduate position in FGV IR.
* English must be chosen as a second language in this test category.
Candidates who have taken international university entrance exams, such as SAT, Abitur, International Baccalaureate (IB) and Baccalauréat (Bac), can use the grade obtained to apply for a place in the FGV International Relations Graduation.
Please contact us for more information.
Poderão inscrever-se para fins de Transferência Externa e Interna candidatos regularmente matriculados ou trancados em Cursos Superiores autorizados pelo MEC.