Brazil Sao Paulo

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Study Abroad in São Paulo: Overview

Program at a glance

  • 5-week summer program in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • No previous Portuguese language study required
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA required
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing, meal allowance, excursions and cultural activities, day trips, and more. Optional AIFS Flight package available.
  • Earn up to 8 semester credits
  • Courses offered in business, economics, and Portuguese language
  • The local AIFS Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Transcripts issued by Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP)

Visas

Students must apply for a visa with the Brazilian consulate. AIFS will provide instructions and the necessary official documents. However, students must contact the Brazilian consulate directly for the appropriate visa forms. The visa application process includes a criminal background check which takes time so students should apply as soon as they receive the information from AIFS.

Application and Scholarship Deadlines

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships available! The scholarship deadline is March 1.

Meet Your Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

Katherine Greiner

1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437 ext. 5076
Email: kgreiner@aifs.com

A Connecticut native, I have returned to the area after spending several years living, working and studying abroad. I hold a BA in International Studies with a French minor from Fairfield University and a Cambridge CELTA from AKCENT International House Prague. After a time teaching English in France, I went on to complete a Master of Arts in International Social Development at the University of East Anglia. I am passionate about international education and the importance of the internationalization of higher education for an increasingly global society. In my free time I enjoy cooking, music and of course traveling as much as possible!

Your Admissions Officer is available to guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you have about studying abroad on this program.

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