Studying in Brazil at UVV
Introducing the University Vila Velha (UVV) to the English-speaking foreign students

The Universidade Vila Velha is located in the metropolitan area of Vitória, which is situated in the state of Espírito Santo (ES), a coast region located between the states of Rio de Janeiro and Bahia, the most famous on Brazil.

Our region has a tropical climate, bathed by beautiful beaches with a huge tourism potential. In economy, the state of Espírito Santo stands out with a strong port vein, major offshore oil reserves and great business opportunities.

UVV is the oldest and largest private university in the entire region, with more than 13,000 students studying and frequenting the campus. It was founded in 1974 and on those four decades has won the highest status in the Brazilian Academy, offering over fifty courses, numerous MBA courses, four masters and two doctorates, all officially consecrated and recognized at the national level.