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  • Locations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 12/01/2018 01/21/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 12/01/2018 01/21/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 12/01/2018 01/22/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Study Abroad Areas of Study: Art, Biology, Business, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry, Communication, Design, Environmental Studies, Fine Art, History, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, Literature, Management, Mathematics/Statistics, Media Studies, Portuguese, Sociology
Language of Instruction: English, Portuguese Housing Options: Homestay
Internship: Yes
Program Description:
Program HighlightsRio
  • PUC-Rio brings together about twenty thousand students in 24 departments, 33 graduate and 51 post graduate programs (Lato and strict Sensu), as well as research and extension activities. The campus was built in 104 thousand square meters, which enables integration between courses and enables the development of multidisciplinary projects.
  • PUC-Rio seeks excellence in research, teaching and extension to give the best training and quality that will result in competent and effective professionals.
  • The Gávea campus, where most undergraduate courses and most graduate work take place has a built area of ??approximately 82 thousand square meters and is located in the Tijuca Forest area in the Southern part of Rio de Janeiro.:
    • Restaurants, cafeterias, bookstores and ATMs
    • Large libraries with access to over 500,000 titles; There are 04 libraries on campus, the CENTRAL LIBRARY and a specialized library per academic center.
    • Community service projects with underprivileged population;
    • The PILOTIS, an open meeting area for concerts, political debates and fairs;
    • A large number of city bus lines make it easy to get to campus.
    • FREE Internet access provided (broadband and wireless);
  • Close to the campus, students also have easy access to a great number of shops, banks, specialized bookstores, restaurants, a movie and a shopping mall. The beautiful Botanical Garden and Leblon beach are also only within walking distance from campus.RIO DE JANEIRO is an exciting city perfectly situated between a lush tropical forest and the Atlantic Ocean. Rio provides its residents and visitors alike with a majestic realm of colors, sounds and smells.
  • With an intense cultural life, Rio is the perfect place for those who want to immerse themselves into the South American reality: plays, shows, concerts, exhibitions, street performances, scientific conferences, cultural debates - everything happens in Rio.

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