NOTE: NOTE: You must submit an application to UVA and your outside program provider. The deadline above is for UVA’s application. The deadline for your outside program application may be earlier. Confirm the outside program’s application deadline on their website
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Cultural Studies, Economics, Film Studies, Foreign Affairs, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Portuguese, Sociology
This program is for challenge-seeking students who want to understand Brazil’s many sides. You'll study poverty and inequality, go on a Traveling Seminar to Bahia to see Brazil's African roots, and volunteer in the community. The basic curriculum is a combination of Portuguese language courses and electives taught in English, but if you've studied Portuguese already, you may for full immersion by taking direct enroll courses in Portuguese alongside Brazilian peers. The program is open to students of all Portuguese language levels.
Study Social Justice. Learn Portuguese. Immerse in Brazilian Life.
Core course in Poverty & Inequality in 21st Century Brazil
Portuguese language courses, including Portuguese for Spanish Speakers, cover at least one year of university-level Portuguese language each term
Electives in economics, political science, development studies, sociology
Meetings with grassroots organizations, representatives of indigenous groups, and NGOs
No language prerequisite—open to beginner through advanced Portuguese language levels