Practical Information


Hotel Fonte Colina Verde, São Pedro/SP

The buffet of the hotel offers typical and delicious dishes from São Paulo and Minas Gerais cuisine including vegetarian options. We will have a full board including non alcoholic beverages during meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks, social events).

São Pedro is a small town in the state of São Paulo with just over 32000 inhabitants. It is about 200 kilometres from the city of São Paulo.

There is adventure tourism in the region. For more information, visit

☀️ 🌦️It will be late spring in Brazil! Have your sunscreen, insect repellent and umbrella handy: it may rain a lot and temperatures range from 22°C to 27°C during this season.


Participants will receive a Certificate from the BIOTA/FAPESP Program & Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services/BPBES acknowledging their participation in the School, provided they attend all sessions of the program.


COVID vaccination is required.

Please, verify with the local Brazilian consulate in your country which vaccines may be mandatoryfor your trip to Brazil.


All material can be submitted in portuguese, spanish or english.

The SPSAS AMAZONIA will be conducted in portuguese, spanish and english with simultaneous translation English-Portuguese and English-Spanish.