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UGA Exchange - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UGA applicants only
Cost of Attendance Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 02/01/2018 02/23/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 02/01/2018 02/23/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 10/10/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Academic Area: Business Administration, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication Studies, Design, Economics, Engineering, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Romance Languages
Open to non-UGA students:
No
Program Description:

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UGA Exchange, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)

The Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos is a private and non-profit Jesuit university, located in São Leopoldo, in Greater Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is maintained by the Antônio Vieira Association, which is the legal name of the Jesuit Province in Southern Brazil, a part of the Society of Jesus, founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. According to the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC), Unisinos is among the three best private universities in the country. 

Program Location

São Leopoldo is an important Brazilian industrial city located in the south state of Rio Grande do Sul. It occupies a total area of 103.9 km² (around 80 km² urban area) at circa 30 km from the State Capital, Porto Alegre. The climate is sub-tropical, with temperatures varying from 2°C minimum at winter to more than 40°C maximum during summer time. Summers are fairly dry.

International Student handbook

Contact Information

Dr. Larry Morris
Daniel B. Warnell, School of Forest Resources
D. W. Brooks Drive
UGA
Athens, GA 30602
Telephone: 706-542-2532
lmorris@uga.edu

Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2900
clarson@uga.edu

Academic Program

Programs information www.unisinos.br/graduacao
Syllabus inquiry www.unisinos.br/aplica/ementas

Students can choose courses from different programs, if their choice is approved by their home institution. Limited Courses in English Learn more

Eligibility Requirements

  • Min. PORT 3010
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • UGA student in good academic standing

Program Itinerary

Spring Semester: February to July
Fall Semester: August to December 

Housing

Unisinos doesn’t have a dormitory on campus. The Centro de Espiritualidade Cristo Rei (CECREI) can provide accommodations. Their accommodation options are available at www.cecrei.org.br. In case of interest, the contact should be done directly with its administration by email cecrei@cecrei.org.br or by telephone +55 51 3081 4200 (in Portuguese).

 



 
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