Summer School of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
BRICS Network University participant Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil accept applications for the Summer School until April 10, 2018
The UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies aims to give students from all over the world an understanding of key aspects of Brazil from distinct perspectives. The instructors are professors from UFMG (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), a leading Brazilian University. Lectures will cover the underpinnings of Brazilian politics, history, foreign relations, geography, law, economy, arts and culture. The Summer School will take place at UFMG main campus in Belo Horizonte, from July 15th to July 29th. Lectures on selected topics will go from 9:00 am to 12:40 pm, from Monday through Thursday, at the Faculty of Economics, UFMG. In the afternoons, there will be Portuguese for Foreigners classes. On Fridays, participants will be taken on field trips to places of historical and artistic relevance (Ouro Preto and Inhotim).