How does learning the Portuguese language in an important city of Afro-Brazilian culture sound? Spend this winter with CIEE in Salvador da Bahia! Our four-week rigorous language program combined with exciting cultural immersion activities and a homestay with a local family will help you develop a higher level of Portuguese language fluency, and gain a critical appreciation of Brazilian life and society. Don’t miss this amazing short-term study abroad option. Study abroad in Salvador da Bahia and you’ll: - Learn Portuguese while gaining a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazil’s northeastern coastal region - Immerse yourself in Brazilian life through a homestay - Visit the museum of Afro- Brazilian history and a Candomblé house; attend music, capoeira, and dance performances and a local cultural event called “Lavagem do Bonfim”; participate in a percussion class, and more.
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Immerse yourself in the richness and complexity of West African politics in two of the region’s most politically active countries. First, see how activism and governance are defined and demonstrated in Ghana, the first African country to achieve independence. Then, gain a deeper understanding of the components of a stable democracy – from history to influences of religion and politics – in Senegal. Along the way, you’ll compare and contrast the successes and challenges of both political landscapes.
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This January, explore the business world and experience life in Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America. Join CIEE in lively Rio de Janeiro for our January Business and Culture program. You’ll get an insider view of what it’s like to do business here through classes and meetings with professional and cultural organizations. And you’ll experience a world-famous city known for its natural beauty, celebrations, and beaches. Study in Brazil and you will: -Go on excursions that will give you an overview of the geographic, cultural, and economic diversity in Rio and coastal Brazil -Join faculty for visits to businesses and corporate headquarter offices -Visit national museums and historical neighborhoods, attend soccer matches, and explore Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture -Grow familiar with the fascinating socio-political landscape of Rio and Brazil by meeting community leaders, participating in community engagement activities such as teaching basketball in Rio´s favelas, learning to play soccer, or working in a community garden