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Fact Sheet:
Open to Non-Duke Students: Yes Language of Instruction: Portuguese
Housing Options: Homestay, Hotel Program Advisor: Abby Hall Grubbs
Minimum Class Level: Freshman Minimum GPA: 2.0
Course Load: 1 course credit Additional Program Prerequisites: Good standing
Language Requirement: Basic to intermediate Portuguese Areas of Study: African and African American Studies, Arts & Humanities, Cultural Anthropology, Environmental Science and Policy, International Comparative Studies, Natural Sciences, Portuguese Brazilian and Global, Social Sciences
Duke Administered Program?: Yes
Program Description:

This program runs every other year and will next be offered in Summer 2018.

This four-week, one-course summer program is designed to provide intensive Portuguese language instruction while exposing students to the reality of social  and environmental issues in Rio de Janeiro.

Students interact with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that engage on issues of civics, citizen’s rights, culture, and sustainable development. Students live with host families and make several excursions of cultural significance.