Brazil

Representative offices of German universities
in Brazil

Freie Universität Berlin

São Paulo Office

São Paulo Office

Established in: 2010
Tasks:
• Assistance in the identification of suitable international cooperation partners and the initiation of international contacts
• Support for the recruitment of early career researchers, e.g. by publicising international calls issued by Freie Universität Berlin such as doctoral fellowships and postdoctoral positions, or in individual cases, by screening applications
• Marketing for study and doctoral training programmes of Freie Universität Berlin
• Publicising new research projects (Collaborative Research Centres, clusters etc.) and recent research results from Freie Universität Berlin (e.g. through websites, newsletters or mailing lists)
• Assistance for researchers based at Freie Universität Berlin to organise conferences and other events abroad
• Providing information about academic and research developments in the region (e.g. information about new scholarship or research programmes)
• Organisation of and support for international alumni activities
Internet: www.fu-berlin.de/en/sites/brazil/index.html

Technische Universität München

TUM São Paulo

TUM São Paulo

Established in: 2012
Tasks:
The liaison office of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in São Paulo is based at the local German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) and is mainly active in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. Its activities build on a long tradition of cooperation with institutions in the region. Its tasks include establishing and developing cooperation arrangements in the areas of research and exchange with industry partners, research institutes and universities; promoting TUM as a place to study and research, for example by specifically marketing to early career researchers and outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate students; identifying new potential in areas of relevance to TUM; increasing awareness of TUM and maintaining the alumni network in the region.
Internet: www.international.tum.de/en/sao-paulo/

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

LMU representation for Brazil (São Paulo)

LMU representation for Brazil (São Paulo)

Established in: 2014
Tasks:
Establishment and expansion of links between Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München and Brazilian universities and research institutions and provision of advice to prospective students
Internet: www.en.uni-muenchen.de/about_lmu/contact/int_office/contacts_and_office_hours/by_area/lmu_representation_abroad/index.html

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Office of the Brazil Center of the
University of Münster in São Paulo

Office of the Brazil Center of the University of Münster in São Paulo

Established in: 2012
Tasks:
• Representation of the Brazil Center and the University of Münster (WWU) in Brazil
• Provision of information and advice on studying, research and teaching at WWU
• Support for existing institutional partnerships and for the initiation of cooperation arrangements
• Support for delegation visits, visits of representatives of WWU and events organised by them in Brazil
• Publicising and promotion of WWU through a variety of channels
• Organisation of information events, seminars and workshops, often in cooperation with other members of the German House of Research and Innovation - São Paulo (DWIH-SP)
• Maintenance of links with representatives of Brazilian universities, funding agencies and German partner institutions in Brazil
• Maintenance of links with German foreign representations in Brazil
• Establishment and maintenance of a Brazilian group of WWU Münster alumni
• Active participation in the German House of Research and Innovation - São Paulo (DWIH-SP)
Internet: www.uni-muenster.de/en/;
www.uni-muenster.de/Brasilienzentrum/pt/verbindungsbuero/index.html

Office of the Brazil Center of the
University of Münster in Recife

Office of the Brazil Center of the University of Münster in Recife

Established in: 2014
Tasks:
• Representation of the Brazil Center and the University of Münster (WWU) in Brazil's north-east
• Provision of information and advice on studying, research and teaching at WWU
• Support for existing institutional partnerships and for the initiation of cooperation arrangements
• Support for delegation visits, visits of representatives of WWU and events organised by them in Brazil's north-east
• Organisation of information events, seminars and workshops
• Maintenance of links with representatives of Brazilian universities, funding agencies and German partner institutions in Brazil's north-east
• Support for the Brazilian group of WWU Münster alumni
Internet: www.uni-muenster.de/en/;
www.uni-muenster.de/Brasilienzentrum/pt/verbindungsbuero/index.html

UAS7

UAS7 Latin America, São Paulo

UAS7 Latin America, São Paulo

Member universities:
• Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
• Hochschule Bremen
• Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg
• Technische Hochschule Köln
• Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften München
• FH Münster
• Hochschule Osnabrück
Established in: 2013
Tasks:
Founded in 2013, the UAS7 Liaison Office in São Paulo represents its seven German member universities in Latin America. UAS7 Latin America works with the partner universities of the UAS7 network in the state of Rio Grande do Sul to connect Brazilian students and researchers with study, teaching and research opportunities at UAS7 member universities. Responsibilities of the UAS7 Liaison Office include: student advisement on study abroad and degree programmes (including funding opportunities), representation of UAS7 at higher education fairs and conferences, support of research collaborations, and organisation of academic events such as panel discussions and workshops.
Internet: dwih.com.br/en/team/universities-applied-sciences-uas7;
www.uas7.de

Universitätsallianz Ruhr (UA Ruhr)

UA Ruhr Liaison Office Latin America, São Paulo

UA Ruhr Liaison Office Latin America, São Paulo

Member universities:
• Ruhr-Universität Bochum
• Technische Universität Dortmund
• Universität Duisburg-Essen
Established in: 2011
Tasks:
• Initiation and development of research links between the University Alliance and universities abroad
• Initiation of and support for joint study and teaching projects such as summer schools, double degree programmes and student or academic staff exchanges
• Assistance with the organisation of scientific meetings and gatherings
• Support for academic mobility between Latin American countries and thus contribution to the qualification of especially gifted students and early career researchers
• Provision of information to universities and the scientific community in Latin America about outstanding innovations in research and teaching within the University Alliance
• Fostering of connections between friends and alumni of the Ruhr Area and with UA Ruhr
Internet: www.uaruhr.de/en/;
www.conruhr.net.br