TRAVEL

Travel Arrangements

  • FAPESP - the São Paulo Research Foundation - will sponsor most of your travel and lodging expenses during the event for the selected applicants. As you are selected, you will be contacted by the Local Committee to make the necessary arrangements about your travel to Campinas. FAPESP will pay your flight to Campinas and a financial aid to cover your lodge during the event (8 days in total)
CURRENT STATUS

FINANCIAL AID (PER DIEM)

PhD and Ms.Students (out of Campinas-SP)

R$ 240,00

Post doctoral researchers (out of Campinas-SP)

R$ 240,00

  • Students with FAPESP scholarships are welcome to apply. They should not apply for financial support as they already have funds from the overhead paid with their fellowships (“Reserva Técnica”) to participate in scientific events of their (and their advisors) choice.
  • For students that live in Campinas no funding will be provided.

Accomodation

  • Hotel arrangements should be done by each applicant. Click here to see a list of hotels and hostels in Campinas. 
  • Close to UNICAMP there is also several offers in AIRBNB (search for "Barão Geraldo, Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil").
  • We recommend to be in a hotel, hostel or AIRBNB close to UNICAMP, at the Barão Geraldo district, where UNICAMP is located.

Visa Requirements

  • For some nationalities a visa must be applied for before arrival at the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate. Click here to have useful information.
  • The organizing staff can provide an invitation letter confirming their intent to attend the School.
  • The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your planned date of arrive in Brazil.

International airports

FROM THE AIRPORT TO CAMPINAS

BUS COMPANY

BUS TICKET (PER PERSON)

From Guarulhos International Airport (in São Paulo) to Campinas Downtown and/or Bus Station

Lira Bus

R$ 40,00 - about 2 h (*)

From Viracopos Airport (in Campinas) to Campinas Downtown and/or Bus Station

Lira Bus

R$ 13,50 - about 40 min (*)

(*) There may be long delays depending on traffic conditions. Schedule some extra time to get to the airports.
 

Routes to UNICAMP (in Campinas)

ROUTES

BY

PRICE

FROM CAMPINAS BUS STATION TO UNICAMP OR HOTELS CLOSE TO UNICAMP

TAXI    

R$ 35,00 - 60,00

FROM CAMPINAS BUS STATION TO CAMPINAS DOWNTOWN

TAXI 

R$ 15,00 - 20,00

FROM CAMPINAS BUS STATION TO BARÃO GERALDO BUS STATION - TBG (CLOSE TO UNICAMP)
Line 332 - Rodoviária – TBG / Hospital Clínicas

BUS

R$ 4,50

FROM "TERMINAL CENTRAL" BUS STATION TO BARÃO GERALDO BUS STATION - TBG (CLOSE TO UNICAMP)
Line 330 - Terminal Central – Hospital Clínicas via Unicamp (only during the weekdays) 

Line 333 - Terminal Central – TBG (all days)

BUS

R$ 4,50

 

  • For more information about bus routes in Campinas, please click here.
  • UBER is good option in Campinas. Consult your app. 
  • Here, you can see more options about the transport to UNICAMP and in the University (only in Portuguese) and other informations.

 


Exchange Money

  • REAL (R$)  is the currency used in Brazil. It is possible to find some options for exchanging Money at Guarulhos or Viracopos Airports. In Campinas you can also find exchange offices.