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Fall A 2016 Brazil - Business and Cultural Program (3 Credit Hours)Sao Paulo Brazil


Iguacu Falls, Sao Paula, Sao Jose dos Campos,

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Travel Dates

September 23 - October 3

Class Dates

August 25, September 1, 8, 15, 29, October 6 and 13


Travel Cost: $4750.00

Three credit hour tuition: $1644.00*


Total Cost


 *Cost subject to change if tuition increases.


Students will receive in-depth cultural and business knowledge by experienced leaders who have worked and lived in Brazil. Students will travel to Iguacu Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world and visit companies such as Mars, Walmart, Rockwell-Collins, and the 3rd largest airplane manufacturer in the world, Embraer. The trip will end in Rio de Janeiro, where students will be exposed to extensive Brazil culture, including visiting a favela with a typical size home visit to understand how the local Brazilian people live, shop, eat, and work in their country. Students will also visit the Christ the Redeemer Statue (New 7 Wonder of the World), Sugar Loaf Mountain, site of the 2016 Summer Olympics, and the world famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.

Cost includes:

  • Airfare and travel VISA to Brazil
  • Lodging in Brazil
  • All meals
  • Tuition for three hours of academic credit
  • All transportation in Brazil
  • Admissions fees
  • Travel insurance

Trip Highlights

  • Headquarter and store visits with Walmart, Brazil
  • Rockwell-Collins avionics visit
  • Headquarter and research facility visit with MARS
  • Embraer Plant visit
  • Opportunities for cultural immersion, including Rio de Janeiro
  • Visits to multiple cultural attractions including two Wonders of the World (natural/man made) - Iguassu Falls and Christ the Redeemer Statue

Course Offered

BUS 8263A02: Brazil Studies Program

Team Size: 14 students (maximum)
Professor: Tom Verdery

Deadline to Submit Application

November 20, 2015

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For More Information, Contact:

Wendy Bailey
Graduate Business at John Brown University