Salvador da Bahia is a provincial city on the Atlantic coast with a rich, Afro-Brazilian culture. Earn 16-19 IU credit hours in this co-sponsored Liberal Arts program, starting with a 4-week intensive Portuguese language immersion component (for CIEE students only), followed by semester-long language coursework. Participants also enroll in one CIEE-based class with students from U.S. universities. You take 2-3 additional courses in the humanities and social sciences with Brazilian students at the Universidade Catolica do Salvador. This immersive experience involves a Bahian homestay.
To qualify, you must be in at least your third full-time semester of college and have taken or are enrolled in either: fourth semester college-level Portuguese or second semester college-level Spanish and Portuguese. An academic year option available to qualified students.