Who is the program for
FGV EBAPE’s BSc in Administration was designed for those who wish to delve into the theory and practice of administration from an international perspective. The program addresses entrepreneurship, sustainability, and technology, offering a solid methodological basis. It prepares students to become researchers, entrepreneurs, or professionals capable of contributing to leading national and international organizations.
What to expect?
Beyond teaching administration practices, the program offers practical experiences and the opportunity to learn the operation of large organizations. In addition, students expand their cultural perspectives through exchange experiences and are supported by specialized, experienced, and internationally renowned professors.
What will you achieve?
Experience in research, logical reasoning, analytical skills, and global vision are abilities you will add to your resumé after completing the program. The experience obtained through the undergraduate program prepares professionals for a global and increasingly competitive market. Choose FGV EBAPE to advance your education and start your global career.
The BSc in Administration has an average duration of four years.
Frequency and schedules
Undergraduate students have lessons from Monday through Friday at FGV EBAPE’s headquarters. Students can make the most of the school’s facilities to engage in collective studies and student organizations in their free time.
FGV EBAPE’s undergraduate program grants a Bachelor’s degree in administration.
Head of the Bachelor of Science in Administration (BSc)
Prof. Bernardo Fajardo
Area of occupation
Professionals with a bachelor’s degree in administration are prepared to work in areas such as logistics, people management, marketing, and finance; they can work in public organizations (ministries, government agencies), private institutions (including fintech startups and others), and nonprofits. These professionals are ready to be independent consultants or choose to continue their academic careers due to a solid theoretical basis and exposure to research.
FGV EBAPE has been recognized by leading international accreditation institutions for its excellence in education:
AACSB International (AACSB) – the most recognized American accreditor for business schools.
EQUIS international accreditation of the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS-EFMD) – one of the most important certifications in the academic world.
ICAPA (International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education) – the commission is responsible for the accreditation of education and training programs according to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA).
The employability rate of FGV EBAPE’s students is 95%. Alumni have achieved top management positions in different industries thanks to FGV EBAPE’s well-known solid training with high theoretical-empirical rigor.
The school facilitates students’ employability by adopting a practical approach throughout the program. Students can engage in junior enterprises, entrepreneurial initiatives (entrepreneurship league, for instance), social activities, be part of the debate club, and participate in internship programs. The undergraduate program’s activities put students in contact with leading employers that offer opportunities to apply their solid theoretical knowledge.
The Field Project allows students in the third and fourth academic semesters to immerse in real situations in partner companies such as IBM, Shell, iFood, B2W, and Ernst & Young. Professors and managers mentor them as they apply knowledge in real situations in public, private, or nonprofit organizations.
The Highered platform allows students to gain career opportunities in more than 90 countries. Students can access the platform during the program and after graduation through the Alumni Network. Only schools accredited by the EFMD, such as FGV EBAPE, can offer access to the platform.
The Internship and Career Development Center (NEDC) guides students in their first professional experiences in large companies and helps in their career development. In addition to this support, FGV EBAPE maintains partnerships with companies, creating opportunities to connect them with students.
International exchange programs
FGV EBAPE has partnership with more than 50 international universities, which allows students to participate in international exchange programs and build a career without borders. These programs are opportunities to include international experiences in the student’s CV, increase networking, and gain multicultural experiences.
Other possibilities for international immersion are the IBEA, the Double Degree with ESSEC, and the integration with the international pre-experience Master in Management. Internships can be carried out in organizations anywhere in Brazil or internationally, with the possibility of taking courses at our partner schools or online.
FGV EBAPE offers multiple opportunities for students to expand their possibilities.
FGV EBAPE offers students the opportunity to obtain two degrees after only eight semesters of study and internship.
The agreement between ESSEC and FGV EBAPE allows students from both schools to receive a bachelor’s degree in administration from FGV EBAPE and the Diplôme de l’EPSCI (bachelor’s degree in administration) from ESSEC Business School.
Students are eligible to participate in the program after completing the first four academic semesters in their home institutions (FGV EBAPE or ESSEC Global BBA).
Students of the BSc in Administration can work toward a dual degree (administration and law) through a partnership between FGV EBAPE and FGV DIREITO RIO. The only requirement is to complete at least four academic semesters of the Undergraduate Program in Law after completing FGV EBAPE’s BSc in Administration. The selection of students willing to pursue the dual degree occurs annually.
After completing the BSc in Administration, students pursuing an academic career can enroll in FGV EBAPE’s Master in Management. This graduate program is a pre-experience program to facilitate the development of new researchers.
Another opportunity is the dual-degree program with ESCP EUROPE, where the student completes the bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years. After completing the fourth year of the undergraduate program, students can start attending the courses of the master’s program at ESCP.
The International Business Education Alliance (IBEA) is an undergraduate program that prepares global citizens.
The program emerged from a partnership gathering FGV EBAPE, the University of Mannheim Business School (Germany), the University of South Carolina – Darla Moore School of Business (USA), and the ESSEC Business School (Singapore). After completing the first two academic years of the BSc in Administration at FGV EBAPE, students attend each of the remaining academic semesters in a different continent, which is an opportunity to experience the theory and practice of management in different countries and cultures.
Each host institution offers specific courses, cultural education, and fieldwork opportunities.
The BSc in Administration from FGV EBAPE is internationally renowned. The program offers
- Training to work in public and private institutions in Brazil and worldwide.
- Internationally recognized faculty.
- Training with methodological rigor
- Practical and theoretical classes based on the current job market.
- High exposure to critical-analytical thinking
- Development of a curriculum suitable for the national and international job market with intercultural experiences.
Undergraduate students develop skills directly linked to administration through marketing, finance, operations, and people management courses. They also develop communication skills, argumentation, logical-procedural reasoning, and critical-analytical thinking.
Students create analytical thinking, which enables them to solve problems in complex environments. In addition, they attend technology-based courses that prepare them for the context of digital transformation
The “Ministro Roberto Campos” Building, where FGV EBAPE undergraduate classes take place, has a total area of 5,400m². The structure is designed to fully support students’ development and has:
Complete classrooms, eight study rooms, nine PBL (Problem Based Learning) rooms, and two interactive rooms.
Computer lab with equipment available for student use.
Living area and kitchen exclusively for students;
The BSc in Administration at FGV EBAPE obtained the maximum score (5) in the quality indicators of the Brazilian Ministry of Education, released in 2019:
National Exam of Student’s Performance (ENADE)
Program’s Preliminary Grade (CPC)
Fundação Getulio Vargas has proven quality, with a maximum grade (5) according to the General Index of Programs (IGC) released in 2019 by the Ministry of Education – a concept that only about 2% of higher education institutions in Brazil achieve. In the publication “Guia do Estudante” (Student Guide), the institution has the highest grade for the eighth consecutive year.
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