The School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design - FEC is
one of the 20 Institutes or Schools of UNICAMP - the Sate University of
The School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design - FEC has
two undergraduate courses (Civil Engineering, with 80 places a year, and
Architecture and Urban Design with 30 places a year). Both are the most
selective / competitive of the country among their similar, counting with
more than 50 applicants for every place (Civil Engineering) and more than
110 applicants for every place (Architecture and Urban Design).
The graduate programs (Civil Engineering and Architecture, Technology and
Cities) have around 398 students that are enrolled as regular students
(216 Master and 182 Ph.D).
There are also 400 students enrolled in extension courses, designed for
professionals of industry.
The faculty size is 72 professors, most of them working as full time. The
employees are 77 including administrative and technical professionals.
The School has strong emphasis on research, mostly applied research.
Professors are required to have active involvement on research, including
published papers in ISI journals, grants, dissertation and Thesis
defences, and industry agreements.
FEC is ranked as # 1 in Brazil among the under 50 years old civil
engineering courses based on QS world university ranking. Its academics
production is placed on # 2 position when considering the annual number of
Ph.D thesis in Brazil, and also, on # 2 position when considereing the
annual number of published papers in journals in Brazil, among the 99
existing graduate programs in the country.