Site and Travel Information


Most international participants will arrive in São Paulo at the Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), which offers excellent airline connections for the whole world, at a distance of less than 60 minutes from the inner city. The Airports of São Paulo-Congonhas (CGH) and Campinas-Viracopos (VCP) are also convenient choices depending on flight availability. Infraero Guarulhos: 55 11 2445 2945 (Central Information of the Airport).


As soon as arriving at the Airport in São Paulo (Aeroporto de Cumbica Guarulhos), you should go to Terminal 2, Wing C. There are 2 terminals, 1 and 2, both of them at walking distance (150m). At the exit, on your right, at 50m, you will see buses with sign “VB Transportes” (phones: 11 2445-3506 | 11 2445-3869). Before going to the buses, you should go on the left to buy your ticket: you first have car rental offices, then “ONIBUS” ticket offices and finally “VB Transportes” ticket office. The price of the bus ticket is R$ 45.00 = USD 24.00 (they accept USD or EUR).

Arriving in Campinas downtown at the VB Transportes Bus Terminal “Largo do Pará”, take a taxi to Barão Geraldo (the District of Campinas where CTBE and the hotels are located; the trip should cost around R$ 50, and must be paid in Brazilian currency. The CTBE is located at: Rua Giuseppe Máximo Scolfaro, 10.000 – Polo de Alta Tecnologia – Campinas – SP, close to the UNICAMP campus, north of the city of Campinas.


Natives from several countries need a visa to enter Brazil. This visa must be obtained before leaving your country. Rules and forms for getting a Brazilian visa may vary according to your country of origin.

Please check Brazilian regulations concerning how to apply for a visa, and visa exemptions. Useful information is obtained from (, and in English (

The School Secretariat can help you with this information and provide qualified delegates with letters confirming their intent to attend the School.