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  • Locations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 02/18/2021 07/01/2021

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program Overview CIEE Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro (“January River”) is the second largest city in Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. The city was the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries, including six years as the capital of Portugal (1815-1821). Rio is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and is known for its natural setting, Carnival celebrations, samba, Bossa Nova, and its energetic population. Rio’s iconic landmarks include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches, Sugarloaf Mountain and the Maracanã soccer stadium.

Program Focus

Ready to study Portuguese language, and develop a critical appreciation of Brazilian life and society in one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities on earth? Rio is waiting! Coupling a rigorous language learning program with homestays, exciting cultural activities and excursions, studying abroad in Rio de Janeiro offers accomplished Spanish-speaking students the opportunity to enroll directly at a premiere university and immerse themselves fully in Brazilian culture.
 

FACT SHEET
Education Abroad Advisor Make an appointment with Rachel Landers at any time!
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Program Provider CIEE
Program Dates Current CIEE Calendar

Note:
Fall Semester with CIEE = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with CIEE = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Art
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • World Languages
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Photography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
Credits Students enroll in 18 to 20 semester credits (27 to 30 quarter credits).
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters
Language of Instruction  Portuguese
Host Country Language   
Portuguese, Spanish
Housing Homestay
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements Undergraduate: 2.50

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement 1 year of Portuguese or 2 years of Spanish
Program Fee Click here to view the CIEE Program Fee

PSU Students receive automatic discounts on CIEE programs!
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account. 
Scholarships


CIEE Program Fee Includes the Following:

  • Tuition and housing
  • Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits