Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Open Campus Block

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Information for term Open Campus Block

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17 – Sep 26, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Sep 28 – Nov 7, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Nov 9 – Dec 19, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 6 – Feb 15, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jan 4 – Feb 13, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Feb 17 – Mar 28, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Feb 15 – Mar 27, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Mar 30 – May 9, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Mar 29 – May 8, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17 – Nov 7, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Sep 28 – Dec 19, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17 – Dec 19, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 6 – Mar 28, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jan 4 – Mar 27, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Feb 17 – May 9, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Feb 15 – May 8, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 6 – May 9, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jan 4 – May 8, 2021 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

May 1, 2020
weeks
days
hours

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Dates: Aug 17, 2020 – May 8, 2021 (38 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Head south of the equator and discover the colorful and exuberant city of Rio de Janeiro! Experience the city’s stunning natural beauty while advancing your academics on our fully customizable Open Campus Block Program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your courses from a wide range of subject areas. In Rio, you’ll be located within Villa Aymoré, an early 20th century residential villa renovated into a state-of-the-art urban office space.

Stay in Rio the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Yucatán, Monteverde, Paris, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, and Sydney.

  • Be inspired

    by breathtaking landscapes. Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by mountains and sea resting between the Guanabara Bay and the Atlantic ocean.

  • Immerse

    yourself in Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture and understand Samba and Carnival beyond the clichés. In Rio, you can go listen to live music locally produced any day of the week!

  • Discover

    Rio's modernist architecture. Across the Guanabara Bay lies the city of Niterói where you'll see futurist architecture by Oscar Niemeyer, including the iconic Museu de Arte Contemporânea, shaped like a flying saucer, and the famous Popular Theater of Niterói.

  • Visitors a day for Carnival

    2M
  • Beaches within the City

    13
  • of the seven wonders of the world is in Rio

    1

Location & Culture

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Open Campus in Rio De Janeiro
Rio De Janeiro Open Campus

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.

The Culture

Study Tour

Embark on a two-night/three-day study tour included in your program. Explore Foz do Iguaçu, the 7 largest in the State of Paraná and take in the beautiful Iguaçu falls. Or, immerse yourself in Paraty's culture and musical events, a town known for hosting FLIP – Festa Literaria Internacional de Paraty, an annual Literary Festival that brings people to Paraty to discuss literary works and pay homage to national literary heroes. 

Excursions & Activities

During your study abroad in Rio, you may enjoy some of these activities:

  • Take a Study Tour trip and discover Brazil.
  • See why Brazilians are mad about football by attending a live match at the Maracanã, one of the world´s biggest soccer stadium.
  • Take percussion lessons with professional samba players.
  • Immerse yourself in Rio’s rich local culture during Carnival and many other festivities.
  • 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.

Projects and Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities: give back and create a deeper connection to Rio de Janeiro. In a country known for urban poverty, you will gain as much as you give, helping with education, health, or community building. Teach English, foster professional skills in women, and much more.

Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:

Service-Learning: combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

​Research: pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent and local fieldwork.

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Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Homestay
    Students live with Brazilian hosts – a great way to absorb maximum language and culture, and create lasting friendships. Hosts range from families to individuals, and welcome one or two CIEE students. Each student has a private bedroom and shared kitchen, bathroom, and laundry facilities in the home.

    Shared apartments
    Students can live with other CIEE students in apartments that have double rooms, bathroom, kitchenette, and desks for study. Availability is limited – first-come, first-served. Utilities, cleaning, and Internet access are included. Laundry facilities are available nearby.

    Commuting
    Host homes and shared apartments are located in the South Zone of Rio. All students will be living within a 20 minute or less commute via public transportation to the CIEE Global Institute.

  • MEALS

    Homestay
    Includes breakfast and one additional meal per day. Students are responsible for the other meal.

    Apartments
    Students are responsible for all meals. They can prepare meals at their apartment or eat at any of the many restaurants nearby.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Where You'll Study

  • A

    Lapa

    Live music and nightlife

  • B

    Ipanema

    Arpoador beach to see the sun set

  • C

    Sugar Loaf Mountain

    Mountain with a view of Rio

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Students enroll in one, two, or three six-week blocks, taking two courses during each block. This program gives students the flexibility to stay in Rio the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney, and Yucatan.

This program offers students a series of courses designed to help students explore the dynamics of this Latin American nation and its culture.  Students may select one of six academic tracks: Language, Literature, and Culture; Business; Communications, Journalism and New Media; Global and Community Health; International Relations and Political Science; or STEM and Society.

Courses are mostly taught in English, by CIEE faculty; Portuguese language classes are available at different levels.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Courses taught at the CIEE Global Institute are typically for CIEE students only. Classes are scheduled Monday-Friday and meet either two, three, or four times per week, and attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions. Students should expect an average of two hours of preparation required for each hour in class. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas.

  • GRADING

    The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used. Students’ grades are based on attendance, class participation, homework, project work, presentations, and midterm and final examinations. Learning outcomes assessment is continuous through personal reflections, evaluation feedback, self-assessment, and requirements as set out in course syllabi.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Each course is a full semester in content, so the pace is accelerated, and the workload is demanding. CIEE courses are designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards. The class environment typically features a combination of traditional lecture and discussion with co-curricular excursions and activities. Heavy emphasis is placed on student participation. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel out of Rio when classes are in session and plan trips for the long weekends in between blocks.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5.

Course Information

Program Credit

  • One block: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
  • Two blocks: 12 U.S. semester/18 quarter credits
  • Three blocks: 15-18 U.S. semester/22.5-27 quarter credits

Course Credit

  • CIEE courses: 3-4 U.S. semester/4.5-6 quarter credits; 45-60 contact hours
    • language courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 60 contact hours
  • CIEE Internship: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 seminar hours, 100-120 placement hours
  • CIEE Directed Independent Research: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 contact hours, 120 research hours
  • CIEE Service-Learning Project: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 seminar hours, 90 service hours

Language of Instruction
English and/or Portuguese

Requirements
Students are required to enroll in two courses each block. Students attending the program for all three blocks in a semester may select one block in which to enroll in only one course.

Course Notes

  • Courses are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English unless otherwise noted. “GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple CIEE locations.
  • Use the Course Comparison Tools to compare classes offered across all Open Campus Block programs for each block:
  • Mobile students studying for three blocks who wish to complete a lab course (offered in London, Monteverde, and Yucatán) will be required to opt out of one course to remain within the program credit range.

Academic Projects

  • Each Academic Project (Internship, Service-Learning, Directed Independent Research) placement will be designed based on the student’s project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience.
  • Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.
  • To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project to prepare for and secure placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III.

Language Classes

  • During course selection, students interested in a Portuguese language course will be instructed to take an online Portuguese language assessment to determine their proficiency level. Enrollment will be finalized on site and is based on assessment outcomes.
  • Students not enrolled in three-credit language classes may add the non-credit “Survival Portuguese” course to their course load during the on-site orientation.

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.

Courses

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Fall 2019 CIEE Courses

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Fall Block I

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block II

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block III

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Fall 2020 CIEE Courses

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Fall Block I

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block II

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block III

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Spring 2020 CIEE Courses

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Spring Block I

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block II

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block III

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Scholarships

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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:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • McDermott Health Sciences, Nursing, and Public Health Merit Scholarships
  • Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarships
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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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.

In blocks I and II, courses and formal activities end on the last Thursday of the block, and in block III, on the last Friday. Students are free to use the time between blocks as they choose, either remaining in their location or using the time for their own travel pursuits. Students changing locations must check into their new Global Institute by the first Monday of the block for local orientation, with classes starting on the first Wednesday of each block. In all cases, students are provided with continuous accommodation, and should speak with CIEE staff for more details.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport pick-up
  • Multi-day on-site orientation – introducing students to Rio de Janeiro's society and culture, and the CIEE academic program.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext

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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Fees & Housing

Spring Block I 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Jan 6, 2020 Feb 15, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,333 **

Housing = $1,150 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $585

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $250

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $400

Total Estimated Costs = $2,785

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks Deadline Passed Jan 6, 2020 Mar 28, 2020
$9,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $7,133 **

Housing = $2,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,170

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $500

Books & Supplies = $200

Personal expenses = $800

Total Estimated Costs = $4,120

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks Deadline Passed Jan 6, 2020 May 9, 2020
$14,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $10,933 **

Housing = $3,450 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $14,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,755

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $750

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $250

Personal expenses = $1,200

Total Estimated Costs = $5,705

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Block II 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Feb 17, 2020 Mar 28, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,333 **

Housing = $1,150 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $585

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $250

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $400

Total Estimated Costs = $2,785

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks Deadline Passed Feb 17, 2020 May 9, 2020
$9,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $7,133 **

Housing = $2,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,170

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $500

Books & Supplies = $200

Personal expenses = $800

Total Estimated Costs = $4,120

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Spring Block III 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Mar 30, 2020 May 9, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,333 **

Housing = $1,150 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $585

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $250

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $400

Total Estimated Costs = $2,785

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block I 2020 6 weeks May 1, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Sep 26, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,333 **

Housing = $1,150 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $585

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $250

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $400

Other = $350 ††

Total Estimated Costs = $3,135

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Yellow Fever Vaccination - Costs and insurance coverage may vary. CIEE recommends booking an appointment for the vaccine well in advance, as supplies are limited

Fall Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks May 1, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Nov 7, 2020
$9,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $7,133 **

Housing = $2,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,170

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $500

Books & Supplies = $200

Personal expenses = $800

Other = $350 ††

Total Estimated Costs = $4,470

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Yellow Fever Vaccination - Costs and insurance coverage may vary. CIEE recommends booking an appointment for the vaccine well in advance, as supplies are limited

Fall Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks May 1, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$14,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $10,933 **

Housing = $3,450 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $14,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,755

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $750

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $250

Personal expenses = $1,200

Other = $350 ††

Total Estimated Costs = $6,055

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Yellow Fever Vaccination - Costs and insurance coverage may vary. CIEE recommends booking an appointment for the vaccine well in advance, as supplies are limited

Fall Block II 2020 6 weeks May 1, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Nov 7, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,333 **

Housing = $1,150 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $585

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $250

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $400

Total Estimated Costs = $2,785

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks May 1, 2020 Sep 28, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$9,900
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $7,133 **

Housing = $2,300 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,900

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,170

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $500

Books & Supplies = $200

Personal expenses = $800

Total Estimated Costs = $4,120

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block III 2020 6 weeks May 1, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$4,950
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,333 **

Housing = $1,150 ***

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $585

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $250

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $400

Total Estimated Costs = $2,785

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes breakfast

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Spring Blocks I, II, III 2021 18 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 May 8, 2021
Spring Block II 2021 6 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Feb 15, 2021 Mar 27, 2021
Spring Blocks II, III 2021 12 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Feb 15, 2021 May 8, 2021
Spring Block III 2021 6 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Mar 29, 2021 May 8, 2021
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