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Culture, Portuguese Language & International Business -Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

The Culture, Portuguese Language & International Business program is open to all Portuguese proficiency levels. This program offers students international economics and cultural studies courses taught in English and Portuguese. Course topics include studies on ethnicity and society and international political economy. Students interested in focusing on Portuguese language should consider the Summer 2: Intensive Portuguese program.

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.
  • Popular Subjects: International Business, Economics, Portuguese
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.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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