Brazil: Public Health, Race and Human Rights

SIT Study Abroad
Eric Wirth
PO Box 676
Brattleboro, VT  05301
Int'l Phone: 802-258-3214
Western Hemisphere: Brazil: Salvador da Bahia

Dates: Sep-Dec & Mar-Jun

Subject: Field study, Health care and hospitals, Homestay, Independent study, Medicine, Portuguese language, Public health, Social policy

Level: Sophs, Jrs, Srs
Requires: 2.50 GPA, None, although a background in Portuguese, Spanish, or another Romance lang highly recommended

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 16 per term
Grad Credit: Avail
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: Contact sponsor
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: Contact sponsor for pgm costs

Instruction Language: English, Portuguese
Format: Directed field study, Independent study format, Lang study, Lecture, Seminar
Students: US

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: homestays, hostels, hotels

Deadline: Nov 1 for fall; May 1 for spring

Other Info:
US Accredited Sponsor: Yes
Year Program Began: 2006
Orientation Location: abroad
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity
Misc: Visits to public health svcs, a quilombo community, an African Brazilian temple, alternative medicin
Financial Aid: scholarships