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CIEE Open Campus Block Program in Rio de Janeiro (Outgoing Program)
It is hard not to be caught by the pulsing energy of this dynamic metropolis! The life of Rio is out in the open, in the streets and on the beaches under the tropical sun.
Study in Rio on your own terms by customizing your experience through the Open Campus program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your academic track from six options, then choose your courses from a wide range of subject areas. No matter how you build your program, you will surround yourself with the culture and people of this vibrant, bustling city.
by breathtaking landscapes. Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by mountains and sea resting between the Guanabara Bay and the Atlantic ocean.
yourself in Rio’s rich and diverse arts culture and understand Samba and Carnival beyond the clichés. In Rio, you can go listen to live music locally produced any day of the week!
Rio's modernist architecture. Across the Guanabara Bay lies the city of Niterói where you'll see futurist architecture by Oscar Niemeyer, including the iconic Museu de Arte Contemporânea, shaped like a flying saucer, and the famous Popular Theater of Niterói.
During your study abroad in Rio, you may enjoy some of these activities:
Volunteer Opportunities: give back and create a deeper connection to Rio de Janeiro. In a country known for urban poverty, you will gain as much as you give, helping with education, health, or community building. Teach English, foster professional skills in women, and much more.
Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:
Service-Learning: combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.
?Research: pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent and local fieldwork.
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2021||10/01/2020 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Academic Year||2021-2022||03/01/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2021||03/01/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2022||10/01/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2022||03/01/2022 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Academic Year||2022-2023||03/01/2022 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.