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  • Atlantic coast city in northeastern Brazil
  • Unique, medium-sized urban environment with Afro-Brazilian customs and cultures
  • Mid-January to late June --OR--
    Late June to mid-December --OR--
    Late June to late June
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • 15-17 IU credit hours
  • Orientation on-site
  • 4-week intensive language and culture course for CIEE students only
    • Intensive Portuguese (3 cr)
    • Contemporary Brazil core course (3 cr)
  • Required Portuguese language and Brazilian culture course, the option for program semester long electives, as well as courses in humanities and social sciences with Brazilian students at the Universidade Catolica do Salvador (9-11 cr)
  • Bahian homestay
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your third full-time semester of college,
  • have completed four semesters of Portuguese, OR two semesters of Portuguese and two semesters of Spanish, and
  • have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program are not eligible.
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010 or Academic Year 2010-11: March 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications; final approval from CIEE.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • IU portion of fee: $640
  • CIEE portion of fee*: $13,680 (includes tuition, orientation, medical insurance, field trips, room and all meals)
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

*Special discounted CIEE fee for IU students.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due April 5, 2010 for fall; October for spring.