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Information for Applicants

Approved candidates have been notified by email. Please check your email inbox and follow the instructions given in order to complete your enrolment for the course.

Non-selected applicants have also been notified by email. If you have not been selected for this edition of the course, please follow our social networks in which we will announce new courses and events organised by the Centre of Excellence, as well as a future edition of the Rio School on Global Governance, Democracy and Human Rights.

This application procedure is not applicable to FGV Rio undergraduate students as well as to FGV Direito Rio stricto sensu postgraduate students (Programa de Pós-graduação Stricto Sensu da FGV Direito Rio – PPGD) who must enrol via “Aluno Online” Platform. The course is free of charge for these students.



In order to be eligible to apply for the Rio School on Global Governance, Democracy and Human Rights, the applicant must have:

  1. At least an undergraduate degree or an ongoing undergraduate degree from a higher-education institution.

  2. English language proficiency.

  3. A Curriculum Vitae, containing the applicant’s academic and professional experience. 


Application, Selection and Enrolment

The application for the 1st edition of the Rio School on Global Governance, Democracy and Human Rights is divided into three steps: application, selection and enrolment.


Applications will be available until 23h59 of February 5 2023 and consist of completing the virtual form, including the CV attachment (in PDF format). Incomplete applications will not be accepted on the platform.


Applicants must also pay the application fee of BRL 75,00 by the deadline via bank transfer (boleto bancário) or credit card, otherwise the application will be considered incomplete and therefore not considered. Application via website does not guarantee the selection.

The Course Coordination will carry out the selection process and will assess all complete applications by evaluating their overall quality. There will be no appeal or complaint regarding the decision of the selected candidates.


Students who are approved in the selection process will receive information regarding the enrolment procedure by the e-mail registered at the time of enrolment.


Admitted students must confirm their participation in the programme and pay the tuition fee from February 13 to February 28, 2023.


Tuition fees for the Rio School on Global Governance, Democracy and Human Rights are set at BRL 2,000.00 for the whole course. The tuition fee can be paid via bank transfer (boleto bancário) or credit card. Payment by credit card can be divided in a maximum of 4 instalments.


Course duration and certification

30 hours of Complementary Activity will be granted and the virtual certificates of conclusion, with the support of the European Union, will be delivered by e-mail after the end of the course.

Contact Information

Request for information about the admission process and all communications for those interested in the course will be made by email to


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