Unisinos is a Brazilian private Jesuit University, founded in 1969. Its main campus is located in Southern Brazil (São Leopoldo City, Rio Grande do Sul State). Unisinos has more than thirty thousand students in its 91 undergraduate courses, 19 academic masters, 6 professional masters, and 14 PhD programs, with six Schools – Polytechnic, Business, Law, Health, Creative Industry, and Humanities.
Unisinos has a strategic orientation in Science, Technology and Innovation with a global dimension. Unisinos’ Campus has a Technological Park – TECNOSINOS, which consists of 75 companies from 10 different countries, including the South Korean HT Micron and the German SAP Labs Latin America. Together these companies are responsible for 6.000 direct job positions.
TECNOSINOS was elected as the best technological Park in Brazil by ANPROTEC (National Association of Entities Promoting Innovative ventures) in 2010 and 2014. In 2014, its incubated company was named best in the world by SBPA Simulators. Academically, Unisinos ranks first among private undergraduate universities and second among private Universities in Brazil.