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 Study Abroad in Brazil


Brazil, South America's largest and most populous country, is known​ for its effervescent music and dance, famous white sand beaches and rainforests. Today, it is also an emerging economic powerhouse worthy of in-depth study. 

You can study in complex and beautiful Rio de Janeiro or Salvador da Bahia, the center of Afro-Brazilian culture. Host universities in both locations feature small class sizes and close interaction with Brazilian professors.


Programs Overview​​​​​

Brazilian Studies, Salvador
Full range of coursework at the Catholic University in magical Bahia. CIEE organizes a language program to begin, a "core" course for participants, and activities throughout the semester.
Class Levels: Jr, Sr, GrLanguage of Instruction: Portuguese
Terms: Fall, SpringLanguage Prerequisites: See Eligibility Tab
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Excellent single-campus university in a tropical setting. Full access to courses in all majors with Portuguese instruction. Limited offering of English-language instruction. Language study at all levels begins the program and is required throughtout. EAP office on campus organizes activities and excursions.
Class Levels: Jr, Sr, GrLanguage of Instruction: Portuguese, English
Terms: Fall, Spring, YearLanguage Prerequisites: See Eligibility Tab
Summer Seminar and Language, Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Rio de Janeiro New!

Class Levels: Fr, So, Jr, SrLanguage of Instruction: English, Portuguese
Terms: SummerLanguage Prerequisites: None