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Summer 2013 University of Nebraska Study Abroad
Brazil: Critical Issues
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São Paulo

Brazil: Critical Issues

2013 Application Period is now closed.
Tentative Travel Dates: June 22 to July 17

Brazil: Critical Issues 2013 is the second year of a pilot project developed to support the University of Nebraska's global engagement priority to offer the opportunity for significant international experiences to students, this is a three credit hour course that combines: a) distance learning and survival Portuguese prior to departure, b) on-site study abroad and basic Portuguese language instruction in Piracicaba at the University of São Paulo's Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" (USP-ESALQ) – USP's agricultural and natural resources campus and a hub of environmental, energy, and agribusiness innovation, and c) a service-learning project at a local community organization. Among the critical issues students will explore in Brazil are: education, health, agribusiness, economy, energy, the environment, sustainable development, urbanization and Brazil’s rise to global power.

For More Information

Please email Dr. Lourdes Gouveia, OLLAS Director, or call or email Yuriko Doku, OLLAS Project Coordinator, at (402) 554-3835 for further informaiton about this study abroad trip.

Read the Brazil 2012 Blog

Brazil 2012 Webpage – Information from last year's trip


USP-ESALQ

Scholarship and Cost Information

SCHOLARSHIP* sponsored by University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken with support from the University of Nebraska Foundation.

*This University of Nebraska scholarship pays for housing, airfare, most meals, and travel in Brazil.
Students pay for tuition and fees, passport, visa, vaccinations, and insurance.