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Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - LATAM FIPSE
Recife, Brazil (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring




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Restrictions: UF applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/17/2014 10/17/2014 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term  Level: Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term  Language Requirement: Portuguese
Click here for a definition of this term  Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term  Language of Instruction: Portuguese
Program Advisor: Sarah Evans Click here for a definition of this term  Type of Credit: UF GPA
Click here for a definition of this term  Open to non-UF students: No Click here for a definition of this term  Program Type: UF Exchange
Click here for a definition of this term  Open to all majors: No Click here for a definition of this term  College: Liberal Arts and Sciences
Participating Colleges: College-specific
Program Description:

UF Exchange- Multiculturalism in Brazil 

University of Florida Study Abroad

The University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies offers semester study at both the Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre and the Pernambuco Federal University (UFPE) in Recife.

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"One Nation of Many: Multiculturalism in Brazil and the United States"

Highlights

  • Research Projects and Internships
  • Full Complement of Course Offerings
  • Improve Portuguese Proficiency

This exchange program was created through the support of the U.S. and Brazilian Departments of Education (FIPSE and CAPES). In addition to coursework, students participating in this exchange will conduct a research project and/or participate in an internship relating to multiculturalism. Brazil and the United States are characterized by profound diversity and inequalities derived from distinctions among race, ethnicity, gender, and religion. Understanding the nature and consequences of such social conditions is critical to the educational development of students as citizens of their respective nations and the world.

Brazilian Universities

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Academic Credits

As this is a UF program, credits taken can satisfy major, minor, and university requirements with prior approval.  Transfer credit will be earned with courses taught by professors at UFRGS and UFPE. 

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

UFRGS offers many courses across the disciplines with particular strengths in Anthropology, Gender Studies, Religion, and Politics.

Courses available at UFRGS: http://www1.ufrgs.br/graduacao/xInformacoesAcademicas/cursos.php

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

In addition to offering courses across the disciplines, UFPE specializes in Sociology, Anthropology, and Religion.

Courses available at UFPE: http://www.ufpe.br/english/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=111

Eligibility

This program is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students.  Students must have a 3.0 GPA and four semesters of Portuguese (POR 3242/3) or the equivalent

Application Process

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2012 (August - December) semester is March 16, 2012

Apply Now:

Universidad Federal de Pernambuco

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul

Program Fees

A $250 Service Charge for participation in the Exchange program is payable at the time of application.  The remaining fees are due no than 30 days prior to departure.

Other costs include: UF tuition and fees, airfare, lodging, meals, visa, health insurance and personal expenses. Admitted students are eligible to receive a mobility stipend of up to $4,000 to cover travel and lodging.

Contact Information

Dr. Robin Wright

Exchange Director

Baniwa05@ufl.edu

Aimee Green

Exchange Coordinator

agreen@latam.ufl.edu

(352) 273-4715

Sarah Evans

Study Abroad Advisor

sevans@ufic.ufl.edu

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