Information for term January in Rio de Janeiro
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2019
- Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
It’s hard not to get caught-up in the pulsing energy of this dynamic metropolis! Life in Rio is out in the open, in the streets, and on the beaches under the tropical sun. Spend January in Rio taking one, three-week course on intercultural engagement, surrounded by the culture and people of this vibrant, bustling city.
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.
People Attend Rio for Carnival1 M
of the population in Rio lives in informal settlements called favelas20%
Square km makes The Tijuca Forest the world's largest tropical rainforest.32
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 CIEE’s January in Rio de Janeiro, students will examine the philosophical foundations and basic principles of ethics as they apply to businesses and environments in which they operate. Real-world case studies will be used to provide students with insight into how businesses and organizations manage challenging ethical and moral dilemmas. Students also consider the particular responsibilities of business leaders in fostering ethnical awareness and practices within the corporate context. The course is taught in English by CIEE faculty.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
- Total credit, 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
- Contact hours: 45
All students take the required course, Business Ethics and Leadership.
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.
January 2020Click to Open
- (GI) MGMT 3001 RDJO: Business Ethics and Leadership
ScholarshipsClick to Open
Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
Dates, Deadlines & FeesClick to Open
Dates, Deadlines & 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
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
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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.
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