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How to apply for graduate school in astrophysics at IAG USP

How to apply for graduate school in astrophysics at IAG USP

This is a summary of the application process for the graduate program in astrophysics—MsC and PhD—at Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG), Universidade de São Paulo (USP), as of mid 2019.

For further questions, please contact Prof. Rodrigo Nemmen, https://rodrigonemmen.com/contact/

Rodrigo Nemmen

August 09, 2019
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  1. Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
    Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG)
    30 professors (astrophysics)
    about 30 postdoctoral researchers
    about 60 graduate students
    Rµ⌫
    1
    2
    gµ⌫R =
    8⇡G
    c4
    Tµ⌫
    r⌫(⇢u⌫) = 0
    r⌫Tµ⌫ = 0
    r⌫
    ⇤ Fµ⌫ = 0
    r⌫Fµ⌫ = Jµ
    Stars ☀
    Galaxies
    Planets
    Black holes ⚫
    Cosmology
    Instrumentation

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  2. Graduate school in
    Astrophysics at IAG USP
    Need:
    EUF (physics exam)
    CV in Lattes format
    2 recommendation
    letters
    Applications for MsC and PhD (without previous MsC): Oct to early Nov
    (1st semester) and May to early June (2nd semester)
    Applications PhD (for students with MsC): all year long
    More info: https://tinyurl.com/iag-astro-phd
    e-mail: [email protected]
    Scholarships:
    CAPES

    CNPq

    FAPESP

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  3. FAPESP graduate scholarships
    Need
    Excelent academic record
    Contact advisor in advance
    to define research project
    These are prestigious scholarships for the best students
    Stipend increases over time
    Funding for 6-12 months of visits to international
    collaborators
    No failing grades
    Average grade > 7.5
    Result announced in 3-4 months

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  4. How to apply for graduate school
    in astrophysics at IAG USP

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  5. 1. All candidates are required to take the
    national physics exam (EUF). More info at
    https://www.ufrgs.br/euf/ including exam
    locations abroad.

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  6. 2. to apply, go to https://tinyurl.com/iag-astro-phd

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  8. 3. Follow the instructions and
    include all documents requested

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