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  • Locations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 1-6 Credit Hours, Between 6-12 Credit Hours Area of Study: Anthropology, Architecture, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Humanities, International Relations, Latin Amer. and Latino Studies, Other Language
Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: Portuguese
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Homestay
Program Description:

Summer Intensive Language + Culture

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

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Program Overview

This summer, learn Portuguese where the action is: Rio de Janeiro! Make impressive strides, taking intensive language lessons at one of five levels and living with a Brazilian family. With the hum of daily life in Rio, plus exciting excursions, you’ll have the summer of a lifetime.

Unique Experiences

SET YOURSELF UP

for a successful semester at a Brazilian university.

FAST-FORWARD

your language skills with an intensive course designed for international students.

LIVE

in one the world’s most beautiful urban settings, and the epicenter of Latin America’s largest, fastest-growing economy.

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Excursions & Activities

Activities vary but could include these and more:

  • Catching facts tourists often miss on a guided tour of the city.
  • Exploring national museums and historic neighborhoods.
  • Attending a soccer match to see why Brazilians are mad for football.
  • Experiencing Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture during festivals.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Two-day orientation – an introduction to Brazilian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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