Program Administrator: 
SIT
Location: 

The program is based in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia and the largest city in the Brazilian northeast. Of Salvador's 2.8 million residents, approximately 80 percent are of African descent, making Salvador an ideal base from which to explore issues of public health, community welfare, and social justice.

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Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Varies
Requirement: 

Previous college-level coursework in public health, development studies or related fields
A background in Portuguese, Spanish or other Romance language is strongly recommended
2.5 minimum GPA and sophomore standing

Application Deadlines: 
Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

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Program Costs: 

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Academic Emphasis: 
Ethnic Studies
Public Health
Sociology
Country: 
Brazil