Universidade de Santo Amaro
São Paulo, Brazil
University description (as per official university website)
The Unisa - Universidade de Santo Amaro is a model institution of special education, which encourages the practice through social responsibility activities, with strong performance in research and extension projects developed with the community. Disseminate knowledge and revert it to benefit the population is a major commitment of the University.
The Unisa was founded in 1968 and currently has three campuses in the city of São Paulo, besides the Poles to Support Face of Unisa Digital to offer distance education courses in the Federal District and the states of Alagoas, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Maranhão, Mato Grosso Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia and São Paulo.
Being recognized for the excellence of their participation in the transformation of society, contributing to the overall formation of the citizen in his personal and professional fulfillment.
Develop education, research and extension of quality, generate and transmit knowledge and interact with society, seeking its benefits, through social and educational activities.
Respect to the plurality of ideas and freedom of expression;
Transparency in business relations;
Preservation of ethical, moral and Christian
The large population of Santo Amaro felt the absence of a university. The need was so obvious that a group of prominent citizens from various activities - including businessmen, doctors, dentists and teachers - decided to join forces and create, in 1968, a Higher Education Institution.
The primary mission of the new entity was to provide quality education. And it began to be realized with the operation of medical courses, Physics, Mathematics, Pedagogy and Literature. Together, they led to Fasa - Schools of Santo Amaro.
In 1994, this institution became the University and became known as Unisa - Universidade de Santo Amaro. Today Unisa has three campuses in the region of Santo Amaro in Sao Paulo, Poles and Support Face to offer distance learning courses throughout the country.