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Intensive Portuguese Language

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

Summer 2 2017 (Jun 16, 2017 to Aug 5, 2017)
Catalog Code: IFPU1217

The Intensive Portuguese Language program is open to all Portuguese language levels. During this program, students have the opportunity to obtain intensive training in Portuguese. Beginning and intermediate students will complete 144 hours of Portuguese-language coursework, while advanced students will complete 126 hours of Portuguese-language coursework. Coursework is completed in grammar, conversation, written expression and culture.

All courses are instructed in Portuguese and focus on Portuguese language acquisition. Students are evaluated on their ability to demonstrate level-appropriate command of Portuguese grammar and conversation in written assignments and while participating in class presentations and discussions.

During the first 2 weeks of this 7-week program, all levels of Portuguese Language: Oral & Written Comprehension and Expression consists of an 18 hour conversation intensive. The remaining 5 weeks will focus on the written and expression component of the course.

All courses are taught at the Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina by local university professors. ISA students take classes alongside other ISA students.

Program Highlights:

  • Ranked one of the friendliest cities in the world.
  • Known as the "Magic Island," Florianópolis is home to 42 beaches.
  • This program is FLAS eligible.
Gap Year students are also eligible for this program. For more information, click here.

Please note that a student visa is required for all ISA Brazil summer programs. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

Prices & Dates

June 16, 2017 - August 5, 2017

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March 25, 2017 Extended to April 5, 2017

Application Due Date:

April 10, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

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