The Institute of International Relations of the University of São Paulo (IRI-USP) is the institution responsible for research and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of International Relations at the University of São Paulo (USP) Armando de Salles Oliveira. The purpose of the institution is to promote the interdisciplinary approach of international issues from different points of view, gathering competences in the areas of law, political science, economics, sociology and history, as well as the use of other sciences.
Maria Antonieta Del Tedesco Lins
Associate Professor at the IRI-USP on international political economy, research and teaching on monetary and financial economics, international finance and regional economic and financial integration, economic and monetary union (EMU) and the global crisis and regional and national (crisis response). Co-founder of the Núcleo de Estudos de Política e Economia Internacional - NEPEI.
Academic, Professor at IRI-USP on EU integration, crisis, security policy and regionalism in Latin America, founder of the ‘Núcleo de Pesquisa de Estudos Europeus’.
Amancio Jorge Olivieira
Vice-Dean of the Institute of International Studies of the University of São Paulo, leading research in Brazil´s EU relations, and providing training for executives and civil society, including within Latin American and South/South relations. Co-Founder of the Centro de Análise e Estudos em Negociações Internacionais – CAENI.
Academic coordinator of the nucleus on comparative and international studies, Associate Professor on Brazil’s foreign policy, regional integration and international organizations at IRI-USP. Co-Founder of the Centro de Análise e Estudos em Negociações Internacionais – CAENI.
Jose Briceño Ruiz
Professor at the Universidade de los Andes (Venezuela), previously Visiting Professor at the IRI-USP, has widely published on comparative regionalism (EU-Latin America and Asia), expert on regionalism in Latin America.