Facts and Rankings

(Last updated in: 11/30/2016 - 11:49am)

International Accreditation

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Certification by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS-EFMD) for the Business School and Technology-Enhanced Learning Accreditation (CEL-EFMD) for the Distance Learning Managerial Processes Program, which are among the most important academic certifications in the world.  In Brazil, only three institutions other than the FGV/EBAPE have been awarded the EQUIS seal.

International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education and Training (ICAPA)

International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education and Training (ICAPA) awarded to the Professional Master’s in Public Administration (MPA).  This international acknowledgement, which is subject to the standards established by the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) Board, is granted to institutions with extremely high education and training standards of excellence in Public Administration.

University Level Staff Higher Education Coordination Unit (CAPES) Rating

  • Academic PhD and Master’s: Grade 6 – rated as excellent.
  • Executive Master’s in Business Administration (EMBA): Grade 5 – highest score for Professional Programs.
  • Professional Master’s in Public Administration (MPA): Grade 4 – highest score reached by a stricto sensu program in its first assessment.

Source: University Level Staff Higher Education Coordinator – 2012.

Brazil’s Best Business School and Third in the General Ranking

Top score of 5 in the General Program Ranking (IGC).

Source: General Program Ranking (IGC) – 2015, Ministry of Education (MEC).

Top Score in the National Student Performance Test (ENADE): 5

Rated as the best Business School for the second year running, the FGV/EBAPE ranks among Brazil’s top three Institutions of Higher Education, according to the General Program Ranking (IGC) disclosed on December 18, 2014 by the Ministry of Education (MEC).

Source: Ministry of Education (MEC).

Top Score for the Undergraduate Business Studies Program

Student Guide published by the Editora Abril publishing house – 2016