You are encouraged to participate in local university activities, including sports, music, and dance, and meet Brazilian students who will help to you understand their language and culture. As a USAC student, you will have full access to all sports and library facilities on campus. Students on campus hang out at local cafes and snack bars, at the Centro de Cultura e Eventos, and at the large esplanade in the middle of campus (where outdoor concerts are held every Wednesday afternoon).
USAC staff also plan some great events to help you immerse yourself in the host campus and host commmunity. Examples include capoeira classes, yoga classes, soccer games with local UFSC students, hikes, conversation exchange events with Brazilian students, guest talks by visiting professors and guest speakers, rafting trips, a samba class, and movie showings. Full details and schedules are provided during the on-site orientation.
Spring: Open (Nov. 1 deadline)
Summer Sessions: Open
Preferred GPA: 2.5
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BRASA: Brazilian Studies Association