Apply now for 2020 Intersession study abroad in Brazil: Health, Politics, and Cultural Studies in Bahia. Students will earn 3 credits as they study in Brazil from Jan. 4-24. Applications are due Oct. 1. An information session will be held Monday, Sept. 23 from 3-4 p.m. in Levering Conference Room A.
The program takes place in the exhilarating metropolis of Salvador da Bahia, one of Brazil’s foremost cultural centers. Students will spend three weeks filled with exciting activities, enriching mini-courses, cultural lectures, hands-on workshops, and informative visits. Learn about the Brazilian health system and how the country deals with tropical diseases like Zika and Dengue. Study the current political situation and controversial policies of the Brazilian government. Experience Afro-Brazilian culture and history while having a Portuguese language immersion experience in this rich agricultural, industrial and vibrant maritime district. Take a walk on the cobblestone streets of the restored Pelourinho district “old city” a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the largest group of Baroque buildings in the Americas, examples of Portuguese colonial architecture and historical monuments. Join a street celebration and feel the infectious rhythms of Bahia’s African-inspired music and dance. Taste acaraje, moqueca, vatapa and other delicious Afro-Brazilian dishes while earning 3 credits. Join us on this amazing learning opportunity!