São Paulo State University is a public university run by the state government of São Paulo, Brazil. The first of UNESP's schools are the Araraquara Pharmacy and Odontology Faculty, founded in 1923 and incorporated by the state of São Paulo in 1956. Founded in 1976 as a result of the unification of higher education individual institutes distributed in various regions of the most important Brazilian state in economic terms, UNESP offers courses in different areas of theoretical and experimental sciences such as Engineering, Health, Communications, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, among others.
Listed among the three largest and most important Brazilian universities, UNESP stands out as an example of extreme success among the multicampus institutions around the world. As one of three public universities maintained by the government of the state of São Paulo, UNESP offers quality education while developing strategic research and interacting with the society through the provision of services for the community.