Brazil is the world's fifth largest country with one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. The country is the home to about half of the population in South America, and the differences between the rich and the poor is great.

About the agreement
The agreement is specifically for exchange to ESALQ - Escola Superior de Agricultura, but exchanges to other units of the University of Sao Paulo can also be planned upon request.

Number of study places

Selection of applicants
Applicants are chosen according to average grade scores achieved upon application. A minimum grade of C is required.

Study level
Bachelor and Master.

Sample courses taken by previous NMBU students:

Tropical Bio-Based Production Systems
LCF0290 Forest Certification
LCF0577 Biodiversity Management
LCF0637 Tropical Forest Management
LEA0615 Supervised Internship in Entomology and Acarology
LSO0360 Restoration of Degraded Lands
LCF0590 Wildlife Management and Conservation
LCF0615 Supervised Internship in Forestry
LCF0644 Management of Renewable Natural Resources
LCF0678 Forest Watershed Management
Supervised Internship in Pathology and Microbial Control of Insects
LCB0390 Mammals: Origin, Evolution and Biogeography
LEA0592 Applied Entomology
LEA0615 Supervised Internship in Vertebrates
LCF0104 Applied Ecology
LEB0244 Energy Recourses
LFN0225 General Microbiology

Language of teaching
Portuguese and some English.
A list of courses in English can be found here (PDF file).

Language requirements 
Upper secondary school (norsk: videregående skole): Average grade of 4 in English or TOEFL test.

Portuguese knowledge is demanded if the applicant will take courses. However, it is not demanded for project advising or fieldwork.

Tuition fees
Students studying using the exchange agreement are exempt from paying tuition fees.

Published 14. October 2014 - 12:09 - Updated 14. June 2022 - 14:50