Summer Program

During the months of January and February, besides its regular academic program, IMPA offers various activities for researchers and students from other institutions. These include courses, seminars and mini-courses on topics of current research.

Participants of the summer program may apply for financial support through IMPA’s online system. All applications completed by Nov. 10th will be given full consideration in the review process. Participants from Rio de Janeiro are not eligible for financial support.

Summer scholarships

R$ 1.200,00 (one thousand and two-hundred reais per month)

Housing information:

IMPA does not have student housing. We advise searching on sites such as Airbnb, Booking and others.

Meals at IMPA:

IMPA has a restaurant on the ground floor that serves meals and snacks.

The current price of lunch meals is R$ 23,00 (twenty three reais).

Visas and registration with the Federal Police

Foreign students need a visa Item IV (student Visa) to receive IMPA’s scholarships. The visa must be obtained prior to the arrival in Brazil; tourists visas cannot replace student visas.

Once in Brazil, foreign students have 30 days to register with the Federal Brazil (counting from the day of arrival in Brazil). The Federal Police is located at Tom Jobim’s International Airport (Galeao), on the 3rd floor.

For more information about the necessary documents and fees, please write to


Useful links:

Conversion of currencies of the Central Bank

How to Apply

How to get to IMPA



Graduate Studies Division

2o floor, room 211

(55 21) 2529-5011/ 2529-5016 / 2529-5024 / 2529-5179 / 2529-5274