Selection Process Information

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1st PHASE  2nd PHASE
Document Analysis Interview


The selection process will consist of a curricular analysis and the interview in English with the candidate. In order to apply for the MSc & PhD Program the candidate must complete the online application within the deadline established in the Public Notice of Selection Process, upload the documents required and pay the application fee.




1st Round Application period* February 1st to August 4th, until 6pm 
Documents upload February 1st to August 4th, 2022 
Interview August 16th to 18th, 2022 
Final result August 22nd, 2022 
Enrollment August 26th to 31st, 2022 
*Special condition for application fee paid by Sept 18th: 20% of discount.
2nd Round Application period* August 5th to December 2nd, 2022, until 6pm
Documents upload August 5th to December 2nd, 2022, until 6pm
Interview December 19th to 20th, 2022
Final result December 21st, 2022
Enrollment December 26th and 27th, 2022
Orientation day December 28th, 2022
Levelling     January 09th to 13th, 2023
Classes start date January 16th, 2023 



During the application process, applicants must indicate up to 2 research tracks, in order of preference. The MSc & PhD program offers 4 (four) lines of research, as below: Behavioral and Decision Sciences, Strategy, Management & Organizations, Finance, and Institutions, Policies and Government. For more information about the research tracks click here


A list of the documents is given below that are required for participation in the MSc or PhD Program Selection Process:

  • Identity document;
  • CPF;
  • Passport (foreign applicants);
  • Lattes / CNPq curriculum updated (;
  • Graduate Diploma (Masters and Doctorate candidates)
  • Master's Degree (if holder) - PhD candidates.
  • Grade and Classification in one of the following exams:
    • GMAT (validity: 3 years);
    • GRE (valid for 3 years);
    • ANPAD (valid for 2 years);
    • ANPEC (valid for 2 years).
  • English proficiency certificate for one of the following tests, within the validity period:
    • IELTS ACADEMIC(validity: 2 years);
    • TOEFL IBT(validity: 2 years;
    • CambridgeCertificate of Proficiency(maximum 2 years of issue);
    • APTIS British Council -Skills: Writing, Listening, Speakinge Reading(maximum 2 years of issue).
  • Letter of intention of the applicant , in English, explaining the reasons why he / she wants to take the Master or the PhD in Administration Program at FGV EBAPE, his research interests and other aspects that the applicant considers relevant (maximum of two pages);
  • Pre-project of dissertation, in English, with a maximum of 2,000 (two thousand) words with references (applicable only to applicants for the PhD program). The Pre-dissertation  project will be used by the Selection Committee only as a subsidy to the candidate's interview. The Selection Committee will not provide any feedback to applicants regarding Pre-Projects.
  • Social Name inclusion form (if applicable);
  • Medical Report (candidates with disabilities).

For further details on the documentation, please access the notice.​​​​​​

As part of the Document Analysis (PHASE 1) the applicant must submit 2 (two) letters of recommendation, in English. At the registration on the Selection Process, in the item "Letter of Recommendation", the applicant must inform, in a specific field, the e-mail address of 2 (two) Referees (individuals). Referees will receive by email the form to be filled out and must return it directly to the Selection Process, following the guidelines sent in the message.

The PhD thesis Pre-Project must have a maximum of 2.000 (two thousand) pages and the following attributes will be observed:

  • Clarity, objectivity and conciseness of the objectives and arguments;
  • Proper use of orthographic rules and academic writing style;
  • Originality of the research problem;
  • Adequacy of the theoretical framework to the objectives and research problem;
  • Adequacy of research methods to research problems;
  • Adequacy of the research problem to one of the program's research tracks;
  • Potential relevance of research to advance knowledge in the area;
  • Expected social relevance.


Applicants selected on PHASE 1 will be contacted for an interview in English with the Program Selection Committee. Interviews, if necessary, can be conducted remotely.

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