Instituto de Estudos Avançados (IEA)

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IEA in its Portuguese acronym) of the University of São Paulo is dedicated to the interdisciplinary analysis of fundamental questions related to science and humanities and to the discussion of public policy issues. The advance of sciences (both natural and social), technology and innovation, as well as outstanding cultural and artistic manifestations are the object of study of researchers from multiple areas. Debates about public policies are held in partnership with significant segments of Brazilian society, emphasizing themes that are essential for Brazilian socioeconomic and institutional development. Due to the nature of its activities, IEA plays a significant role in the enhancement of scientific and cultural exchange between the University of São Paulo and other Brazilian and foreign institutions (universities, research institutes, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, cultural and scientific entities etc.).
University: Universidade de São Paulo
Contact: Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto
Travessa J, 374, C.P. 12.072
CEP 05508-970
São Paulo, SP
Brazil
Tel: +55 11 3091-3922/3091-3924
Fax: +55 11 3031-9563
iea@usp.br
http://www.iea.usp.br/
Director: Prof. Paulo Hilário Nascimento Saldiva
Founded in: 1986
Focus of research: Natural and Life Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Public Policies
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