International Students

International Students

International Students

Study with us for one semester, a dual degree or for the whole program. Here you are going to find more information on how


Most institutions have their own internal processes and deadlines to nominate students for exchange. Make sure to check with your home university (International Office) to see how they work with ESPM. Students who will be applying directly, as visiting students as well as exchange studentds (after being nominated) should follow these steps to apply:

You can access the application form here.

Please note that all applications require supplementary documents to be submitted with the completed form by the application deadline. See below the list of documents that must be sent along with the application:

  • Copy of a valid passport;
  • Personal photo (passport size and format);
  • Copy of the Academic Transcript;
  • Certificate of Enrolment in Home University;
  • Certificate of English for classes instructed in English (B2 level at least);
  • Certificate of Portuguese for classes instructed in Portuguese (B2 level at least);
  • Health Insurance (may be sent as soon as available);
  • Brazilian Student Visa (may be sent as soon as available);

These documents in a readble way must be sent to with the subject: “Documents for Spring semester Application” or “Documents for Fall semester application” by the imposed deadlines below.


October 14th, 2018 – for Spring Semester (February to June).
May 1st, 2019 – for Fall Semester (August to December).
Late applications will not be accepted.

We will notify if you have been accepted and provide additional information on student visa, course registration and accommodation.


We offer a small number of courses taught in English each semester on each campus in the fields of business management and international relations. Please contact us to find out what has been offered in the past or to find out when the new courses will be announced.

Knowledge of Portuguese at the B2 level is required for students who wish to take advantage of ESPM’s full selection of courses in portuguese.

Start of the Classes

See below the dates of the beginning of the classes on each campus. Be aware that those are predicted dates and changes may occur without previous notice:

  • São Paulo Campus: February 11th, 2019 to June 28th, 2019.
  • Rio de Janeiro: February 11th, 2019 to June 28th, 2019.
  • Porto Alegre: February 25th, 2019 to July 5th, 2019.

Admission Letters

All acceptance letters will be issued and sent after the deadline for the applications. The hard copy will be sent to the Academic Office of your home university on November 14th, 2018.

Courses Instructed in English Language

São Paulo

Courses from International Relations

Program Term Credits Workload
International Organizations 3rd 4 72 hours
Analysis on International Business 3rd 4 72 hours
International Business Law 4th 4 72 hours
International Strategic Marketing Planning 4th 4 72 hours
Decision Making Analysis 4th 2 36 hours
Corporate Accounting 4th 4 72 hours
International Politics 5th 4 72 hours
Financial Market Dynamics 5th 4 72 hours
Corporate Planning and Execution 6th 2 36 hours
International Negotiation 6th 2 36 hours
Investor Relation: A Pragmatic Approach 7th 4 72 hours

Porto Alegre

Courses from International Relations

Program Term Credits Workload
International Logistic 7th 2 36 hours
Strategic Studies 7th 4 72 hours
Branding & International Communication 8th 4 72 hours
Diplomacy &International Negotiation 8th 2 36 hours
Strategic Studies II 9th 4 72 hours
Global Strategic Alliances 9th 2 36 hours
Global Environment Simulator 10th 2 36 hours

*Some courses might change; classes will be confirmed at the beginning of each semester.

Grading System and Enrolment

Grades and Attendance: to be approved students must have a minimum frequency of 75% (seventy five percent) of classes and activities and grade equal or greater than 7.0 (seven) over 10 on the final average.

Prerequisites: some courses may have prerequisites. Make sure you meet all the prerequisites when requested.

Syllabus: will be available for the students upon admission or previous request.

First come first served: the academic office will allocate the students according to the order of request. There is no guarantee of the availability of any course. Students may not exchange or cancel courses after the second week of classes.

Courses Instructed in Portuguese Language

Click here to check all undergraduate courses available on our campuses. Choose the campus of interest, then, click on the name of the course and finally click on Matriz Curricular to see all the disciplines of the program.

For additional information, feel free to contact our team in charge of incoming students:
+55 (11) 5085 6654
Monday to Friday, from 9am to 7pm.