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  • Locations: Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Brumadinho, Brazil; Ouro Preto, Brazil; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Tiradentes, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English OU Sponsoring College: College of International Studies
Housing Type: Hotel or Guesthouse Minimum GPA: 2.0
Study Abroad Adviser: Brittany Donnelly Program Type: College Sponsored
Program Description:
Spend part of your summer visiting Brazil! We will explore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's "marvelous city", as well as several cities in the neighboring state of Minas Gerais over the course of 14 days, visiting popular sights, museums, and participating in cultural activities and events. An awesome Brazilian road trip awaits you on this program! 

  • Visit Rio’s stunning architecture and museums
  • Visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Visit Rio’s famous beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema
  • Visit several cities in the neighboring state of Minas Gerais
  • Enjoy field trips, excursions, discussions and interactive class lectures
  • Experience the culture of Brazil through fascinating activities
  • Earn 6 credit hours
IAS/MLLL 4970: Brazilian Culture (Gen Ed pending approval)
Course Instructor: Dr. Paulo Moreira
Portuguese Language: PORT 2970 or PORT 4970: Special Topics in Portuguese (lower and upper division)
Course Instructor: Leticia Moreira 

June 2019 (Exact dates coming soon) 

In addition to meeting the study abroad eligibility requirements, you must also have:
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 1 recommendation letter from any OU professor
  • Visa (EA will facilitate the process)
  • Attendance at MANDATORY Pre-Departure Orientation: April 9th from 4 pm - 6pm in Farzaneh Hall, room 145. 
  • Rio de Janeiro, RJ
  • Belo Horizonte, MG
  • Tiradentes. MG
  • Brumadinho, MG
  • Ouro Preto, MG
The program-related budget estimate is below; this budget does not include personal expenses. 
  • OU Tuition & Fees: normal in-state or out-of-state rate (financial aid and/or scholarships may apply)
  • Program Fee - Exact amount to be announced (will include housing, in-country travel, international health & travel insurance, and some meals) 
    • 1st payment = [$amount] non-refundable deposit due with program acceptance by : Date TBD
    • 2nd payment = [$amount] non-refundable program fee due: Date TBD
    • 3rd payment =  [$amount] non-refundable program fee balance due: Date TBD 
**The program fee does not include:
  • Passport: $110.00
  • Airfare: ~ $1,300 - $1,700
  • Brazilian Visa Processing Fee $75.00
  • Personal expenses: vary
  • Additional meals: vary
  • Education Abroad Application Fee - $50 (charged to your Bursar account)
There are a number of scholarships available for study abroad students including, but not limited to the following: Housing
Students will be accommodated in hotels, or hostels organized by OU staff.

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with program advisor Brittany da Silva to move on to Phase 2!  For general information, contact Brittany da Silva at or Paulo Moreira at 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/24/2019 03/03/2019 05/15/2019 06/04/2019