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  • Locations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: JHU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 2.8 Areas of Study: Languages & Culture
Language of Instruction: English, Portuguese Language Prerequisite: Yes
Program Type: Third-party provider Credit Type: Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Housing Type: Homestay Application Process: (1) Complete Hopkins app by clicking "Apply Now", (2) Go to program website to complete program app (note deadline may be different)
Hopkins Application Fee: $25 (provider/university may also charge an app fee) Program Advisor: Jessica Mervis
Program Description:

University of Florida (UF) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Spend 6 weeks in Brazil at the Instituto Brasil Estados Unidos (IBEU), located in the heart of the Copacabana section of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A highly regarded bi-national center for language instruction, IBEU provides pleasant classrooms, an Internet-equipped language laboratory, a library, and highly trained language instructors. This program is sponsored by the UF Center for Latin American Studies.  
Rio - May, Michelle

About UF in Rio

Students will take 2 courses for 6 credits:
Portuguese Language (Intermediate or Advanced) 3 credits - taught by IBEU faculty
POR3502: Brazilian Culture and Civilization 3 credits - taught by UF faculty with guest lectures from local universities

Organized cultural excursions include a historic coffee plantation, Rio’s historic center and forts, Corcovado, regional fairs, and others. Air passes are available to other cities such as São Paulo, Porto Alegre, Salvador, and Recife through US travel agents. Students will live with host families or individuals selected by IBEU, in Copacabana (or neighboring districts ). Living with locals promotes immersion in the language and culture of Brazil. Hosts provide breakfast and dinner, and other amenities depending on nature of each household.

Application Process

There is a dual application process for this program.

(1) Students must complete the Hopkins application by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button
(2) Students must complete the program application, which you can access on the program website (see link under "Homepage," near the top of this page).

Please make sure to abide by both the Hopkins and the program deadlines as they may be different.

This program is currently not accepting applications.