With 25+ years of history in 2020

Brazil’s best-known international student recruitment fair since 1994.

Bustling vibrant Brazil

A huge source of international students, with a population of over 200 million and a growing economic power, Brazil is replete with ambitious young men and women. Over 90,000 of them descend upon our fairs each year, making these events some of the most fundamental in the region.

The strength of Salão do Estudante

Salão do Estudante connects enthusiastic students looking to study abroad with schools and universities from across the globe.

Since the needs of students are as varied as the students themselves, a vast range of institutions from over 125 countries attend each year.

Who will you meet at Salão do Estudante?

In March 2018, exhibiting institutions and agents met and had the chance to recruit thousands of engaged students who were in the process of finding their international course.

Visitor statistics were as follows:


São Paulo (2 days) 17,213

Rio de Janeiro 5,047

Rio de Janeiro - Barra 4,946

Curitiba 3,644

Belo Horizonte 3,725

Brasilia 2,891

Salvador 3,217

Porto Alegre 2,016

Florianópolis 2,007

Top 10 Subject Areas:

Business & Management
Marketing & PR
Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary
Art & Design
Computer Science
Film, Media & Communications
Agriculture & Agronomy

Course of Interest:

Language Programmes - 40%
Undergraduate - 26%
Postgraduate Courses - 24%
Certificate / Diploma Courses - 18%
MBA - 15%
High School - 16%
Summer Courses - 14%

Interested in statistics or exhibitor lists from previous years?

Salão do Estudante partners and supporters

Over the past 25 years, Salão do Estudante has partnered with an impressive array of government supporters, sponsors and media partners. Here is a sample of key organisations that have participated at Salão do Estudante in the past 18 months.

How BMI connects you with the right students

BMI deploys a multi-channel marketing strategy to connect you with qualified students who are in the final stages of choosing their international course and institution.

All students attending our events pre-register, so you’ll instantly receive fresh, accurate data on students’ academic abilities and interests as well as financial levels.