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  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 10/10/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Academic Area: Business Administration, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication Studies, Design, Economics, Engineering, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Romance Languages
Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:


UGA Exchange, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)

The Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos is a private and non-profit Jesuit university, located in São Leopoldo, in Greater Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is maintained by the Antônio Vieira Association, which is the legal name of the Jesuit Province in Southern Brazil, a part of the Society of Jesus, founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. According to the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC), Unisinos is among the three best private universities in the country. 

Program Location

São Leopoldo is an important Brazilian industrial city located in the south state of Rio Grande do Sul. It occupies a total area of 103.9 km² (around 80 km² urban area) at circa 30 km from the State Capital, Porto Alegre. The climate is sub-tropical, with temperatures varying from 2°C minimum at winter to more than 40°C maximum during summer time. Summers are fairly dry.

International Student handbook
UNISINOS Info Sheet prog-mobilidade-2017.pdf

Contact Information

Dr. Larry Morris
Daniel B. Warnell, School of Forest Resources
D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Telephone: 706-542-2532

Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

Academic Program

Programs information
Syllabus inquiry

Students can choose courses from different programs, if their choice is approved by their home institution. Limited Courses in English.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Min. PORT 3010
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • UGA student in good academic standing

Program Itinerary

Spring Semester: February to July
Fall Semester: August to December 


Unisinos doesn’t have a dormitory on campus. The Centro de Espiritualidade Cristo Rei (CECREI) can provide accommodations. Their accommodation options are available at In case of interest, the contact should be done directly with its administration by email or by telephone +55 51 3081 4200 (in Portuguese).