University of Sao Paulo

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The University of Sao Paulo (University of São Paulo, USP) supports e-learning through the LMS Elgg and Moodle as mentioned on http://eduspaces.net/usp/.


The University of Sao Paulo calls itself the largest institution dedicated to higher education and research in Brazil. It was established in 1934.


The University of Name's main office is in São Paulo, Brazil. Besides the 4 campi in São Paulo, other campuses are located in Bauru, Piracicaba, Pirassununga, Lorena, Ribeirão Preto and São Carlos (2).


In total 86.187 students are enrolled at USP. 5.434 Faculty members are joined by 15.221 staff personnel.

Source: USP Statistics Yearbook 2008. Database 2007 from web page "USP in numbers"

The courses can be found online in the Moodle platform, along with a wiki and social community possibilities at STOA: http://stoa.usp.br/

The University of Sao Paulo's web site is at http://www.usp.br Other sources: web page "USP in numbers"


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