UQ - Universidade Estadual Paulista Research Exchange

The University of Queensland and Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil, have established a research exchange program for PhD students.


In order to be eligible for the UQ-UNESP program the applicant must:

  • Be currently enrolled as a PhD student in good standing at UQ.
  • Be a confirmed PhD student.
  • Not have any outstanding milestones.
  • Be endorsed by your supervisor.
  • Have found a host supervisor at UNESP

Research exchange students are not charged tuition fees. 

How to apply

You should contact one of UNESP's Schools/Institutes to discuss your interest in visiting the university as a research exchange candidate and determine if there is a suitable advisor for you.

Getting to Universidade Estadual Paulista and settling in

Getting to Sao Paulo, Brazil

We highly recommend you to visit the university's Foreign Student Guide as well as the Plan a Visit website to familiarise yourself with visa, arrival details and other key information about living and studying in Brazil.