Study in Brazil


Brazilian Program with MAPAei!

Come study in Brazil, get to know our diverse culture, history and breathtaking landscapes. MAPAei offers all the needed support and guidance to help students process all legal documentation and choose their course.

Portuguese is the official language of 8 countries in the world and it’s the 4th with the largest number of speakers, today around 290 million people speak Portuguese!

For those interested in doing business in Brazil, mastering the language will greatly help this goal. On top of that, knowing the Brazilian culture, its economic and political system is a big step forward to successfully deal with this consumer market of over 201 million people.

Brazil is a highly diversified economy and one of the largest consumer markets in the world, with a highly productive agriculture sector, a broad and sophisticated industrial base, one of the most solid and prudently regulated financial sectors in the G20, the largest stock market in Latin America and has abundant natural resources, including energy.” (Apex)


Especially in Campinas, MAPAei has renowned partners and a structure ready to welcome international students and academic visitors.


The largest city of Brazilian inland, with more than one million inhabitants, Campinas is located in the heart of the state of São Paulo, the richest, most populous and industrialized one in the country. The city is close both to the capital São Paulo (96 km), Brazil financial heart, and to Santos port (172 km), the largest one in Latin America. Campinas is the center-city of a metropolitan region comprising 20 towns, with more than 3 million inhabitants.

Known as the City of Knowledge (the name is attributed because it agglomerates quality recognized Universities, Technological Poles and Researches Centers), Campinas has more than 1 million inhabitants, is a rich city and it is full of good reasons to be chosen as a destination for academic, personal and professional growth. It is a university city that welcomes thousands of new students in Higher Education each year among local students, students from other regions and from abroad. The quality of education linked to the characteristics of the city attracts undergraduates, graduates, researchers and visiting professors from everywhere.

Study Portuguese as a second Language in an excellent Language School or study in a renowned Higher Education Institution in Campinas as a Student Visitor choosing subjects over 40 undergraduate courses that are taught in Portuguese. In addition to attending educational Institutions, you will have the great opportunity to learn about the way of thinking and behaving of Brazilians, surrounded by different environments. Enjoy your time in Brazil and be impressed with our diverse culture.

Portuguese for Foreigners

The classes of Portuguese as a Foreign Language are offered in a face-to-face group (4 to 6 people) throughout the year, ranging from:

* Intensive Course lasting 1 month, 10h/week in January and July;
* Extensive Course lasting 4 months, 3h/week from March to June and August to December.

Each module corresponds to 1 level.

There is also the option of Individual Classes and the Celpe Bras Preparatory Course.

Visiting Undergraduate Student Program

Study as a Student Visitor for 6 or 12 months and experience the Higher Education System in Brazil. You can choose subjects over 40 courses that are taught in Portuguese and enjoy all the structure that a large University can offer. Colleges: Accounting | Economics | Business | Medicine | Nursing | Biology | Psychology | Systems Analysis | Architecture and Urbanism | Engineering Courses | Geography | Mathematics | Chemistry | Communication | Languages |Arts & Design | Social Sciences | Social Services | History | Philosophy | Law | Biblioteconomy | Physical Education | Education | and more! Deadlines:
1st semester (February to June) – applications until October 31;
2nd semester (August to December) – applications until April 30.


The Welcome Program is designed to introduce and support foreign students to his/her new day-by-day life, by a Brazilian person who speaks English and lives in the city. The student will get to know how to reach the School/ University from her/his accommodation, where the nearest supermarket is, also the pharmacy, hospital, banks and will get valuable tips about transportation system, telephony, among others. This way, settled and adjusted to the new city, the experience of living and studying in Campinas-SP will be smooth and enjoyable.


We help you to find suitable accommodation for your first 4 weeks in Campinas-SP.

Rent a Room: be accommodated in a individual room in homestays or students residences.
Hostel: indicated to those students who prefer to become familiar with the city and then decide where to live.


MAPAei is a company dedicated to encouraging and promoting Exchange and Travel Programs aiming at advancing multilanguage learning, enriching multicultural experience and providing specialization in many professional areas. It assists students, researchers, professionals and travellers to find personalized international programs making the dream of living, for a short or long period of time, in another country come true.

Let MAPAei guide you in choosing the right program, finding suitable accommodation and providing support to process all legal documentation guaranteeing you an amazing journey in this incredible country.

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