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  • Locations: Salvador, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program College/School: Office of the Provost
Department: Office of International Programs Click here for a definition of this term AU Faculty Leader(s): Adeola Fayemi,
Majors Eligible: ALL MAJORS Click here for a definition of this term Student Level: JR-Junior, SO-Sophomore, SR-Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Undergraduate GPA Requirement: 2.25 (Undergraduates) Physical/Environmental Considerations: Extensive walking
Program Description:
AU International Culture Center - Afro-Brazilian Culture and History with Portuguese Immersion Experience

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Brazil is one of the fifth most populous country in the world and has one of the world’s fastest growing economies. The program takes place in the exhilarating metropolis of Salvador da Bahia, one of Brazil’s foremost cultural centers. Students will spend a week filled with exciting activities, enriching mini-courses, cultural lectures, hands-on workshops, and informative visits. Learn, study, experience Afro-Brazilian culture and history while having a Portuguese language immersion experience in this vibrant and uniquely historic district. Engage in a comparative study of the current political situation and policies of the Brazilian and U.S. governments as they relate to cultural diversity and identities. Take a walk on the cobblestone streets of the restored Pelourinho district “old city” a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the largest group of Baroque buildings in the Americas, examples of Portuguese colonial architecture and historical monuments. Join a street celebration and feel the infectious rhythms of Bahia’s African-inspired music and dance. Taste local foods such as acaraje, moqueca, vatapa and other delicious Afro-Brazilian dishes while earning 3 credits. Join us on this amazing learning opportunity!


There are no prerequisites for this program. All students are welcome to apply for this program.


6 March 2020: Depart US for Brazil
7 March 2020: Program begins in Brazil
14 March 2020: Return to the U.S. - Program end date


Program Fee: $1,000


Housing, meals, excursions, WiFi.

Not Included:

Airfare to Brazil, personal purchases, etc.


INTL 3930: Directed International Studies: Afro-Brazil Culture and history with Portuguese Immersion Experience


If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.


U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program
Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements


Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page with any program specific questions.

This program is currently not accepting applications.