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Earn 3 credit hours during this 12-day, faculty-led study abroad trip to Brazil May 11-22, 2018. Scholarships are available!

May 11-22, 2018

Join us on a 12-day adventure into one of the most exotic and exciting parts of the world! Learn from Brazilian businesses and students in the business hub of the country, São Paulo. Then see how businesses adjust their strategies to developing areas as you explore the beautiful town of São Luís. Brazilian businesses are creative and have world-wide reach, including the internationally-known flipflops, Havaianas. Products developed from Brazil’s famous Amazon region, exports of delicious Brazilian BBQ, music, dancing and soccer are at the heart of this amazing culture.


You will stay six nights in São Paulo, three nights in São Luís do Maranhão and one night in Barreirinhas at comfortable 3-star hotels where you will be offered traditional breakfasts each morning.


  • Visit businesses such as Nespresso and Havianas.
  • Explore the city and work on projects with Brazilian students to get first-hand answers to questions you have about Brazilian culture and business.
  • Tour important landmarks, shopping areas, art hubs and beautiful historic districts.
  • Visit the world-famous Blue Lagoon and Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, where you will hike among tall white sand dunes and swim in seasonal rainwater lagoons.


The cost varies based on scholarships - speak to the faculty leader for details.

Scholarships are available

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Paula Fitzgerald, Professor of Marketing
WVU College of Business and Economics | 304.293.7959

Office of International Programs | | 304.293.6955

Program offerings and scholarship funds are available through the WVU College of Business and Economics Stuart M. and Joyce N. Robbins Center for Global Business and Strategy.