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.uni-muenchen.de/kooperationen/intern_kooperationen/beziehungen/lmu-lateinamerika/auslandsvertretung-sao-paulo/en_auslandsvertretung-sp/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 Liaison Office Brazil, São Leopoldo (RS)

UAS7 Liaison Office Brazil, São Leopoldo (RS)

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 (in São Leopoldo (Rio Grande do Sul, RS) since 2019)
Tasks:
UAS7 has been networking its Latin American interests in Brazil since 2013. Initially through an international office at the DWIH (German Science and Innovation House) in São Paulo, since 2019 through an office at the partner university UNISINOS in São Leopoldo (Porto Alegre) in southern Brazil.
The UAS7 office in Berlin coordinates the contacts to the three joint partners: Universidade do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) and the university network COMUNG (Consórcio das Universidades Comunitárias Gaúchas). The focus is on exchange of students mainly within the framework of the Internship Program (IP) and the implementation of events, mostly in cooperation with local companies.
Internet: www.uas7.org/de/internationales/repraesentanz-brasilien