Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
  • Locations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Miami University applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2019-2020 09/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Approved Study Abroad Advisor: Kerry Strader, Kevin Fitzgerald, Paula Hudak, Ryan Dye
Program Description:

January in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Browse Program

Program Overview

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.

Unique Experiences

VISIT THE VALONGO WHARF

the most significant slave port in the Western Hemisphere and now, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

BE INSPIRED

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

IMMERSE YOURSELF

Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture and understand Samba and Carnival beyond the clichés.

Read student stories

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.

What's Included

  • 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 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

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

Learn more

Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

Contact Us