About us

The School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design - FEC is one of the 20 Institutes or Schools of UNICAMP - the Sate University of Campinas.

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.