There’s no better place to learn Portuguese than Brazil. Our Winter Intensive Language and Culture program in São Paulo couples a rigorous language program with exciting cultural immersion activities so you develop a higher level of Portuguese language fluency and a critical appreciation of Brazilian life and society. You’ll study with highly specialized linguists who have been with CIEE for more than 10 years, stay with a local family, and go on many excursions to places of cultural significance. Study abroad in São Paulo and you’ll: - Learn Portuguese while gaining a deeper understanding of the cultural distinctions of Brazil’s southeastern region - Live in São Paulo, the most socially, economically, and culturally diverse city in Brazil - Immerse yourself in Brazilian life through a homestay with a local Paulista family - Visit museums, go to performances, soccer games, Carnival Samba School, 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.
There’s no better place to study sustainability than in Berlin, a city leading the way in sustainable innovation. On our Global Sustainability and Environment program, you’ll examine sustainable urban design and the tools necessary to create a smarter urban future. Courses at one of the best technical colleges in the country will expand your knowledge. Excursions to sites of sustainable development bring theories learned in class to life. And a partnership with one of the world’s most advanced engineering firms gives you a chance to develop solutions to a real-world problem facing Berlin. You’ll do all this and more while immersing yourself in fascinating German history and culture. Study abroad in Berlin and you’ll: - Take courses at the internationally regarded Technical University of Berlin - Visit sustainable development projects, government agencies, and sites of environmental challenges - Hear from, and interact with, local environmental engineers, researchers, ecologists, sociologists, policymakers, and economists - See your work published in a shared online student journal