Full Brochure for the Liberal Arts Program in Brazil

CIEE Website for the Liberal Arts Program

The Liberal Arts track is intended for students with at least two years of college-level Spanish or Intermediate Portuguese (or the equivalent). The program is affiliated with the Catholic University of São Paulo (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC) for Liberal Arts), and students have access there to a full range of courses in Latin American studies, social sciences, and culture and literature. All classes are taught in Portuguese. During the semester, students also take Portuguese language and Brazilian Realities classes at CIEE. Enrollment at the university is preceded by an intensive five-week language and culture program and orientation.

Semesters Offered

Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester

Academic Requirements

2.8 GPA, intermediate Portuguese or 2 years of college-level Spanish

Academic Areas of Study

Anthropology, Art & Art History, Economics, English, History, International Business & Management, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology

Application Deadlines

Academic year/Fall Semester: February 15
Spring Semester: September 15

Living Situation

Family homestay

Faculty Coordinator: Prof. Carolina Castellanos (castellc@dickinson.edu)