Brazil, a melting pot of different cultures and languages, provides
exchange students the opportunity to study at three of Brazil’s
premier institutions: Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Pontifícia
Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), or Pontifícia
Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC-Minas). All three
programs offer a variety of different courses and an unforgettable
experience. While most classes are offered in Portuguese,
PUC-Rio provides the opportunity to take a few courses in
English while you learn Portuguese.
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- Meet the minimum admission requirements:
- Each exchange program requires proficiency
in Portuguese with at least four semesters taken in a college
setting. If you are fluent in Spanish, you may also apply to
one of the programs in Brazil.
-You must complete at least one year
of full-time undergraduate study and must have a minimum 3.00
cumulate index to apply.
- No serious judicial violations.
- Students who will not have reached the age
of 18 by the time of the beginning of their study abroad semester
must secure and provide parental permission.
- Once accepted into an exchange program, you will need to secure
your place in the program. All accepted students are required to
submit a $250 non-refundable exchange program fee and submit the
confirmation form to the Global Studies Office.
- Visit the university website for details on the course
offerings, accomodation options, location, etc. Feel free to make
an appointment with the exchange coordinator at the Office of
Global Studies if you have any questions or need
- Discuss course offerings with your academic dean to ensure that
they will fit into your academic plan and will be accepted
as major/minor/elective credits.