The Economics undergraduate course at Unicamp proposes a broad qualification, by providing both a solid theoretical framework to understand the economic reality and the practical instruments for the professional’s activity in the Economics area. The Economics course maintains a constant dialogue with other social sciences and, at the same time, highlights the historical aspects of the capitalist development in Brazil. The qualification provided by IE-Unicamp is not only broad but also promotes critical thinking, preparing a professional who is aware of the economic and social challenges in the 21st Century.

Throughout the undergraduate course, the students attend a number of disciplines and activities to qualify them to be economists with broad qualifications, with a comprehensive range of professional activities possibilities, in both the private and public sector. There are plenty of examples of prominent public figures in our society who graduated from Unicamp’s Institute of Economics.