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Host Family, Student Flat or Hospital
Host Family or Student Flat

Bring your own white coat and stethoscope. You have to respect Brazil's norm NR 32: do not use accessories, wear closed shoes and tie your hair.

Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, is a city in Bahia, Brazil, which serves as a regional center for the smaller cities Barra do Choça, Planalto and Poções. These cities on the plateau, all at around 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) elevation, form the basis of a strong, traditional, coffee-producing region, as well as a rapidly expanding center for new businesses.

Vitória da Conquista (known as simply "Conquista" by locals—in order to differentiate it from the city of Vitória in the state of Espírito Santo) is the third largest city in the state of Bahia, after the state’s capital, Salvador, and Feira de Santana. Its population, according to IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) was 348718 2017. It was named after the colony of Vitória da Conquista.

MEDICINA UESB - Campus Vitória da Conquista

The course aims to graduate physician generalist able to solve the population's health problems, with a humanistic vision, critical, reflective, ethical and social commitment.
The method of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), used for the course, it is a theoretical and methodological approach that recognizes the need to develop real problem solving skills. Facing real problems students learn content and develop critical thinking skills.

PBL method aims to train students able to define a problem clearly; develop alternative hypotheses; use information from various sources; change assumptions based on information and find solutions that correspond to the problem and the conditions, based on the information obtained and a clearly expressed reasoning.

The course aims to ensure full medical training to be graduated in technical, scientific and humanistic terms, endowing the medical academic knowledge required to practice the skills and general and specific skills.

Professional overall framework, will be able to develop actions of prevention, promotion, protection and rehabilitation at the individual and collective; make decisions, evaluate, organize and decide the most appropriate practices, based on scientific evidence; seek learning, continuous, both in their training and in their professional practice; guided their behavior in ethics, acting with commitment and responsibility.
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The host student or family will provide at least one meal per day / the hospital will provide it.

Our local meal consists in bread and coffee with wilk in the morning, and lunch and dinner with rice, red beans, some kind of meat (beef, eggs, chicken, pork or fish), vegetables and salad. Also, there are lots of italian, german, french and japanese culinary references.


The incomings are alocate in students flat house, family houses or republic houses, where students share a house and create a family bound. They will have their own bed and will be provided with one bathroom that can be shared or not, and internet acess, on the house or on the college.

It has bus station, with daily lines to all the cities of the region and major cities of the country, in addition to Pedro Figueiredo Otacílio Airport for midsize aircraft with daily flights from Azul and Passaredo companies for several Brazilian cities. The city will have a new airport near the town of San jose, known as Chicken Foot, far from the center ± 7.5 km, which will structure for landing large aircraft and international flights, is already defined area and completed project and works started.
Passaredo an Azul Airlines is expanding its presence in Vitoria da Conquista, connecting the city to the largest airport in Brazil the international Guarulhos.

The city of Vitoria da Conquista is currently served by two urban bus companies, Roads and Traffic Victory Green City and have a fleet of 160 vehicles, of which about 90% have elevators for people with special needs; the average age of the fleet is 5 years. Currently the rate is $ 2.80 and the ticketing system is electronic.

A lot of historical travels.
NFDP- A party with all incomings, where we exchange some typical local foods and drinks. At The Food and Drink party you get to try some Brazilian dishes and share with us your culture!
The city offers as tourist attractions Christ Crucified the Serra do Peripiri, Mario Cravo, performed between the years 1980 and 1983, with the features of the frontiersman man, suffered and starved, measuring 15 meters high by 12 wide, the Reserve forest Pit Dark and the Park of Serra do Perivale, where endemic species melocactus conoideus and events like St. John of the city and the winter Festival of Bahia lies, official winter event Bahia Network, Network affiliate TV Globo in Bahia, which is transmitted to the whole Brazil for pay channel Globosat, Multishow

The Museum of Political History, Home Régis Pacheco, contains a collection of pictures with all the politicians who ruled the city since its emancipation, in addition to showing the preserved half of the twentieth century architecture.

Of the various monuments include: Getulio Vargas Monument, Monument to the Bandeirantes, monuments to the Ten Commandments Monument to Immigrants, Monument to the Ex- Pracinhas of World War II, the monument to Prince Maxmiliano, the Monument to the Indian, the Bible Monument Holy, the Monument to the Waters, the Monument to the Dead and Disappeared Political Bahia during the military regime of the period established in 1964, located in the Butterfly Garden (Tancredo Neves Square) and the Monument to Jacy Flores.

The latter monument, beyond the life of the honoree, the first legally established merchant woman in Vitoria da Conquista, descendant of the founder couple Arraial da Conquista, Josefa and João Gonçalves da Costa, also recounts the historical connection between Vitoria da Conquista, Bahia and keys in Tras os Montes, with works in Portuguese faience, representing the coat of each of these two cities. Also part of this set over twenty tree Pau Brazil, planted on February 10, 2004, inauguration date, representing the Indians (primitive inhabitants), the settlers and the current residents.

Among the tourist attractions of the city, it is the "Dark Pit", a forest reserve power under public administration, with several trails and flora and fauna preserved. In the Serra do Rio Peripiri born Peripiri, around which João Gonçalves da Costa founded Arraial da Conquista in 1783.

Rio Peripiri is also known as Riacho Victory, Well Stream Dark, Berruga River and "Wart" in reference to the Camp of the Wart, currently Itambé, where is your mouth in the Rio Pardo.

Burle Marx was in 1965 in Vitoria da Conquista researching the flora surf the Hinterland, celebrating 100 years of Burle Marx in Brazil and 44 years in Vitoria da Conquista, the Burle Marx Garden was deployed near the UESB.

The Piripiri the Camino de Santiago is a path located in the Serra do Peripiri starts at Ibc-Capinal and ends at the Well Dark, was implemented by the Camino de Santiago pilgrims of Compostela, Abacs, representing one day walking this way in Spain.

Football is the main sport practiced in the city, which has two professional teams: the Serrano and Vitoria da Conquista, who have their games at the Stadium Lomanto Junior, but that is dubbed by fans / press as Lomantão. The kart racing, cycling and karate are very sports modalities practiced in the city.
Bring your own white coat and stethoscope. You have to respect Brazil's norm NR 32: do not use accessories, wear closed shoes and tie your hair.