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  • Locations: Campina Grande, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year (SH)
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 03/16/2018 08/01/2018 12/21/2018
NOTE: Program dates may vary!
Fact Sheet:
Program Director: Cornell, Jodi Host Country Language: Portuguese
Online Course Catalog Available: Yes Sponsor: Iowa State
ISU Course: EXPRO
Program Description:

Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil

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Food and Energy Production and Environmental Stewardship

Exchange and Internship in Brazil

What:

· Intensive Portuguese – four weeks before the start of the academic semester in Brazil. The intensive program is offered by the Federal University of Lavras, Minas Gerais State (no academic credits)

· Enroll in courses at either the Federal University of Vicosa or the Federal University of Campina Grande in Brazil for a full academic semester. Students typically take 12 credits during this semester. Upon completion of the courses, credits will come to ISU transcript as transfer credits

· Participate in an internship at your host university or with a company

Who:

· Students in the Colleges of Engineering or Agriculture and Life Sciences at ISU with interest in food and energy production or environmental stewardship

· It is expected that students will travel in their 3rd or 4th year at ISU but will start preparing in their 1st or 2nd year with language preparation

Where:

· Federal University of Vicosa is located in Minas Gerais State in Central Brazil

· Federal University of Campina Grande is located in Pernambuco State in Northeastern Brazil

Costs:

· Students pay ISU full time tuition and fees

· Students pay room, meals, supplies, incidentals out-of-pocket in Brazil

· Additional out-of-pocket expenses include: Passport, visa, insurance, airfare to/from Brazil, recreational activities in Brazil

Scholarships:

· Additional scholarships through departments, colleges and the university are possible as well

For more information contact:
Mr. Jodi Cornell jcornell@iastate.edu  or stop by the CALS Global Programs office in 0018 Curtiss Hall
Dr. Brian Steward bsteward@iastate.edu  2325 Elings Hall