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Study Abroad: Brazil - the 'Melting Pot' of South America

Study and Learn Portuguese Language Immersion Course: July 14 – August 8, 2014

Experience a three week immersion into the language and culture of Brazil. Join other students on a trip to Brazil to learn not only the language, but also the culture and customs of this diverse South American nation.

The students and professor will travel to Sao Paulo, Brazil and link up with counterparts, pairing up with host student families for a unique experience of engaging in service learning, visiting not-for-profit organizations as well as enjoying the rich cultural festivals and music events that Brazil has to offer. Participants will also study reading, writing and speaking of the Portuguese language from Brazilian teachers while being fully immersed in the culture.

Staying in the city of Americana (two hours north-west of Sao Paulo), students will visit area businesses in this rapidly growing economy, while living with the locals and have the opportunity to explore all the heritage and history this part of the world has to offer.

College Credit Courses

Students may enroll in a 3 credit Portuguese Language Immersion Course (POR 101).

Approximate Cost: $3100

Includes airfare, some meals, lodging, and transportation. (Tuition not included.)