Spend a semester or academic year in the vibrant city of São Paulo, Brazil. Earn up to 18 credits taking courses in Portuguese language, business, politics, and cultural studies that focus on Brazil and South America. Internship and volunteer options are available. No previous Portuguese language study is required.
Live in your choice of a Brazilian homestay or in student apartments, with a meal allowance included. Enjoy cultural and social activities such as museum visits, samba and capoeira lessons and Brazilian cooking classes, as well as trips to Juquehy, Santos, and Embu das Artes. An optional 3-day trip to the exhilarating city of Rio de Janeiro is also available.
Brazil combines white sandy beaches and the greatest biodiversity on the planet with samba infused metropolises and hidden colonial towns. Known affectionately by the locals as Sampa, Sao Paulo boasts a vibrant fashion industry, experimental music and dance scene, and world-class museums, theaters and concert halls.
- Day trip to Juquehy
- Day trip to Santos
- Day trip to Embu Das Artes
- Guided tour of the historical center of São Paulo
- Festa Junina and the Aula Gastronomia Brasiliera