Information for term January in Rio de Janeiro
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2020
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2020
- Dates: Dec 28, 2020 – Jan 18, 2021
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
Examine the philosophical foundations and basic principles of ethics as they apply to the business and environment in Rio de Janeiro. Complete real-world case studies to gain insight into how business and organizations manage challenging ethical and moral dilemmas, and how business leaders foster ethnical awareness. Classes are taught at the CIEE Global Institute – Rio de Janeiro, in English and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
Visit the Valongo wharf
the most significant slave port in the Western Hemisphere and now, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by mountains and sea resting between the Guanabara Bay and the Atlantic ocean.
Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture and understand Samba and Carnival beyond the clichés.
Visitors a day for Carnival2M
Beaches within the City13
of the seven wonders of the world is in Rio1
Location & CultureClick to Open
Rio de Janeiro is all about street life; the social and cultural life of the city is all out in the open. Rio is the third largest metropolitan area in South America and the most visited city in the southern hemisphere, known for its stunning natural beauty, Carnival celebrations, musical culture, and renowned beaches. Rio’s iconic landmarks include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and Maracanã stadium, one of the world's largest football stadiums.
Excursions & Activities
During your study abroad in Rio, you may enjoy some of these activities:
- Enjoy day excursions to discover Brazil!
- See why Brazilians are mad about football by attending a live match at the Maracanã, one of the world´s biggest soccer stadiums.
- Take percussion lessons with professional samba players.
- Immerse yourself in Rio’s rich local culture.
- Experience a capoeira lesson.
- Take a hike on one of the many trails through the Atlantic Forest that envelopes the city. You can even hike to the top of Corcovado mountain, where the Christ the Redeemer statues awaits you.
Daily LifeClick to Open
Shared housing: Students live with other CIEE students in a boutique hostel with internet access, within walking distance of the CIEE Global Institute.
Breakfast is included. Students are responsible for other meals.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Where You'll Study
Live music and nightlife
Arpoador beach in Ipanema
See the sunset
Watch the sunrise on a morning hike
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Program DetailsClick to Open
What you need to knowThe program details
During the January in Rio de Janeiro program, all students take the required course: Business Ethics and Leadership. In-class work is augmented with co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offering.
CIEE Global Institute – Rio de Janeiro is located within Villa Aymoré, an early 20th century residential villa renovated into a state-of-the-art urban office space. The Global Institute features classrooms, office space for staff, and workspace for students. Villa Aymoré hosts many events and exhibitions throughout the year, giving students a chance to interact with young Brazilian professionals and entrepreneurs.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5.
CoursesClick to Open
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
All students take the required CIEE course.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport pick-up
- Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Brazilian society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Excursions and/or Study Tours
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
Fees & Housing
|January 2021||Nov 1, 2020||Dec 28, 2020||Jan 18, 2021|
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad. Note: January 2020 programs in Latin America are not eligible for CIEE Scholarships and Grants.
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