Located in South America, Brazil is the fifth-largest and seventh-most populous country in the world. Embracing indigenous roots, African heritage, and European influences, Brazil is a kaleidoscope of diverse cultures. It boasts one of the largest economies in the world that spans various sectors, including agriculture (such as coffee and soybeans), mineral wealth (such as iron ore), manufacturing, and services. However, amidst its economic prowess, the nation grapples with challenges such as income inequality and poverty. Nevertheless, Brazil is committed to addressing these challenges by aligning with and advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It has prioritized balancing economic growth with social and environmental progress.
Brazil’s diverse heritage is celebrated through its music, dance, art, and cuisine. Its music scene boasts a variety of genres such as samba, bossa nova, forró, and choro. Cultural celebrations and festivals are an integral part of Brazilian life. The world-famous Brazilian Carnival pulsates with colorful parades, elaborate costumes, and contagious energy. In Brazil, football is more than just a sport. Being the birthplace of legendary players like Pelé, Ronaldo, and Neymar, the nation lives and breathes football.
The beauty of Brazil is diverse and captivating. Rio de Janeiro, the capital city, with its stunning beaches such as Copacabana and architectural marvels such as Christ the Redeemer, is a breathtaking tropical destination. Whereas Sao Paulo, a dynamic metropolis renowned for its bustling energy and thriving arts scene, embodies Brazil’s cosmopolitan spirit.
We Deliver Different Types of Programs in Brazil
Faculty-led programs in Brazil are a curated blend of intellectual and cultural experiences based on unique and relevant themes. We collaborate with the faculty to arrange engaging and pertinent company visits, lectures by subject matter experts, and cultural experiences. The program’s goal is to help students achieve faculty-envisioned learning objectives while creating meaningful experiences for themselves. The faculty-led programs can either be available as custom or featured programs, depending upon the requirement of the institution.
Fun in Brazil
Whether you want to dance to the rhythms of samba, bask on the pristine beach of Copacabana, or explore the wildlife in the Amazon rainforests, every moment in Brazil is enriching and exciting.
FAQs About the Brazil
Yes, Brazil is considered as a safe destination for travellers. However, it is always advisable to take precautions and stay informed about any specific safety guidelines or recommendations in the area where you will be travelling.
The program group will be accompanied by the Authentica team member(s), who will be available 24X7 during the program. They have also been certified by the Red Cross in first-aid emergency training. In case of an emergency, measures will be taken in real-time.
In Brazil, it’s important to embrace the warm and friendly culture. When greeting someone, a firm handshake and eye contact are customary. A respectful and open attitude goes a long way in Brazil.
Brazil has decent internet connectivity across the country. However, the availability of phone and internet connectivity will depend on the city/village chosen for the immersion program. Students can also purchase local SIMs, at an additional cost, for data, calls, and texts.
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