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CIEE/ São Paulo: Business and Culture
Sao Paulo, Brazil (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2016 02/11/2016 03/01/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 02/11/2016 03/01/2016 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/11/2016 03/01/2016 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Study Center
Program Language(s):
English, Portuguese
Area of Study(s):
Business, Economics
Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required:
Housing Options:
Minimum GPA:
Experiential Learning Opportunities:
Field Study
Program Description:

CIEE Business and Culture Program in São Paulo, Brazil
Begin or continue you study of Portuguese, while taking business-related courses at in one of the most economically significant countries on earth.

In Sao Paulo, take advantage of a specialized language learning program and direct enrolment options at two of the most prestigious business schools in Latin America. And with homestays, cultural activities and company visits to some of the country’s largest institutions and companies, studying abroad in Brazil allows you to build foreign language fluency, cross-cultural understanding and negotiation skills, which are increasingly important in the world or globalized business.

Study abroad in Sao Paulo and you will:

  • Experience the unique academic atmosphere of Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), and Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM)  two of the most prestigious and important business schools in Latin America
  • Take business courses taught in English or Portuguese alongside Brazilian and other international students
  • Live in São Paulo, the most important cultural and economic center in Brazil shaped by globalization, diverse social and economic heritages, and influential cultural and social movements
  • Enjoy museums, concerts, a samba school, a soccer match, and two weekend trips


Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 

Brandeis Specific Information

Application Process:

Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
  1. to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
  2. to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonaly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...

Scholarship Details:

Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change.