Within the framework of the official visit from French Prime minister François Fillon in Brasil from December 14 to 17, 2011, Gérard Binder, President of CampusFrance GIP board of directors, has signed a Convention with the presidents of two Brazilian higher education and research mobility agencies: the CAPES and the CNPq. The convention was signed on December 15th.

Long-term commitment

The Convention focuses on how Campus France manages the French side of the “Science without borders programs”, with plans to send 10,000 Brazilian students to France within 4 years. The program targets students with a general or professional Licence, Masters and Doctorate in exact science, engineering science, environment and cultural industries.
Specific programs such as BRAFITEC, BRAFAGRI and CAPES COFECUB will be reinforced and handle the students’ reception.

Dedicated services and tools

Campus France is developing a range of tools and services which aims to bring Brazilian students and the corresponding French institutions together. These tools will support the selection, placement, proper development and follow-up their study in France.
Specifically, Campus France works in the "Graduação sanduíche" part by integrating and publishing the academic files of students in order to help institutions to make their recruitment propositions and after having put under contract a mechanism which integrates former linguistic stays in France, tutorial systems and administrative and methodological support.