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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/14/2019
02/28/2019 07/31/2019 11/30/2019
Spring 2020 02/14/2019
02/28/2019 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Center Click here for a definition of this term Program Language(s): English, Portuguese
Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study(s): Economics, Film, Television and Interactive Media, International & Global Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Politics, Social Justice & Social Policy, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required: 0
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment (shared) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Level of Support: High (comprehensive on-site support)
Program Description:

CET Brazil

Sao Paulo skyline with student
This program is for challenge-seeking students who want to understand Brazil’s many sides. You'll study poverty and inequality, go on a Traveling Seminar to Bahia to see Brazil's African roots, and volunteer in the community. The basic curriculum is a combination of Portuguese language courses and electives taught in English, but if you've studied Portuguese already, you may for full immersion by taking direct enroll courses in Portuguese alongside Brazilian peers. The program is open to students of all Portuguese language levels.

Study Social Justice. Learn Portuguese. Immerse in Brazilian Life.

  • Core course in Poverty & Inequality in 21st Century Brazil
  • Portuguese language courses, including Portuguese for Spanish Speakers, cover at least one year of university-level Portuguese language each term
  • Electives in economics, political science, development studies, sociology
  • Meetings with grassroots organizations, representatives of indigenous groups, and NGOs
  • Brazilian roommates
  • No language prerequisite—open to beginner through advanced Portuguese language levels
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.


This program is currently not accepting applications.