Program Administrator: 
SIT
Location: 

The program is based in Fortaleza, the modern seaside capital of the state of Ceará. Students attend classes at the Instituto Brasil/Estados Unidos/Ceará (IBEU-CE), a bi-national center dedicated to the promotion of cultural ties and understanding between the people of Brazil and the United States. Local academics, community leaders, and researchers lead lectures and seminars on Brazilian culture, development, and social justice. Students engage with leading organizations working to promote social justice in the area including the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST) and Banco Palmas.

 

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Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Language: 
English
Housing: 
Varies
Requirement: 

Minimum 2.5 GPA and sophomore standing
Some background in Portuguese, Spanish or other Romance language is recommended

Application Deadlines: 
Program Details: 

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Program Costs: 

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Academic Emphasis: 
Bioresource Res.
Economics
Environ. Econ. Policy
Political Science
Sociology
Sustainability
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies
Country: 
Brazil