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Study Abroad - Brazil: Home

A guide for students planning to study and already studying in Brazil

Tips from Travelers

WikiTravel: Brazil provides anonymous travel information. Since the information is crowd-sourced, the information is not authoritative, but the currency of the website may be useful.

Travel and Leisure- Travel and Leisure's Guide on Brazil

Frugal Traveler: Brazil - a NYTimes feature about frugal travel in Brazil.

Brazil: Tips & Articles - Lonely Planet-sponsored articles about travel in Brazil.

More Study Abroad Information

Business & Advertising in Brazil - the College of Media offers a number of experiential programs, including this program in Brazil. 

Department Spanish, Italian & Portuguese - offers two study abroad options for students wanting to expand their knowledge of Portuguese and Brazilian studies.

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies - also offers information about study abroad opportunities

Other departments and units may sponsor their own programs. Check for the latest information at the Study Abroad office!

Guide to Learning Portuguese?

The Literatures and Languages Library has created a comprehensive guide to learning Portuguese on the web and through using library resources. You can view the guide here.

Why Brazil?

Science in Brazil: Go south, young scientist - an Economist article on the rapid expanstion of the scientific community in Brazil.

Brazil overtakes UK economy - BBC article noting that Brazil is now the sixth largest economy in the world, ahead of the UK.