Why Brazil? The Brazilian Amazon holds some of the last uncharted rainforest terrain, along with indigenous groups that have little contact with modern civilization. Brazil offers a unique look at environmental issues, a diverse and vibrant cultural landscape, and a fascinating history. Explore this cultural gem and see the immense diversity in this beautiful country.

Dates

  • 06/08/2017 to 06/27/2017

Inclusions

  • International air
  • 3 credits processed through CSU Chico
  • 19 nights accomodation
  • 18 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Transportation and flights between cities
  • Guide
  • Admission Fees
  • City tours of Brasilia, Manaus and Boa Vista
  • Visits to National Parks
  • Visits to Branches of Government
  • Visits to the Amazon/Negro Rivers
  • Meet with indigenous community
  • Country Guidebook
  • Embedded Medical Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Support

Info Session

Learn more about this program at one of the upcoming info session: Every Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. in the Student Services Center (SSC) room 410 Every Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. in the Student Services Venter (SCC) room 410 Every Thursday from 11 a.m. -12 p.m. in the Student Services Venter (SCC) room 410 Every Friday from 2-3 p.m. in the Student Services Venter (SCC) room 410 *every week except for holidays, dead week & finals week

Meet the Faculty

Quirino DeBrito

Professor of International Languages, Literatures and Cultures
A native of Brazil; lived in the Amazon for over seventeen years. Dr. Quirino de Brito has conducted research in Brazil and the United States, and has earned a Ph.D. in Urban/comparative Education from UCLA’s School of Education and Information Studies. Currently, Dr. de Brito coordinates California State University's (Chico) International Forum, and teaches International Studies and Portuguese.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

WorldStrides is committed to making international travel accessible for students. To find out how to apply for $500 in need-based assistance or our merit-based $3,000 Higher Education Traveler Scholarship, click here.

Gift of Education

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For Parents

Thank you for considering this global opportunity for your students, and for trusting me with the important responsibility of educating them. In addition to building their resume and their network, I believe a program like this builds essential perspective that will set them on a path to becoming more global citizens!

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