CAPES Foundation

CAPES

Rio de Janeiro-
Brazil

Accrediting In: Brazil
Coordenacao de Aperfeicoamento de Pessoal de Nivel Superior (CAPES) Foundation is a federal agency within the Brazilian Ministry of Education, which is responsible for the evaluation of graduate courses/programs at the master and doctorate levels as well as encouraging international scientific cooperation. The evaluation procedures consist of critical analysis of annual reports of each course and their re-evaluation every third year. The evaluation procedures consist of critical analysis of annual reports of each course and their re-evaluation every third year. The results of this process are expressed by assigning a grade on a scale of "1" through "7".