OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

SIT: Brazil, Fortaleza (Social Justice and Sustainable Development)

Program Administrator: 
SIT
Country: 
Brazil
Host Institution: 

School for International Training study center

Location: 

The program is based in Fortaleza, the modern seaside capital of the state of Ceará. Students attend classes at the Instituto Brasil/Estados Unidos/Ceará (IBEU-CE), a bi-national center dedicated to the promotion of cultural ties and understanding between the people of Brazil and the United States. Local academics, community leaders, and researchers lead lectures and seminars on Brazilian culture, development, and social justice. Students engage with leading organizations working to promote social justice in the area including the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST) and Banco Palmas.

 

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Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Varies
Requirement: 

Minimum 2.5 GPA and sophomore standing
Some background in Portuguese, Spanish or other Romance language is recommended

OSU Study Abroad Program Deadlines

Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15

Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

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Program Costs: 

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Academic emphasis: 
Bioresource Res.
Economics
Environ. Econ. Policy
Political Science
Sociology
Sustainability
Women Studies


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