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.
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.
Students can choose courses from different programs, if their choice is approved by their home institution. Limited Courses in English.
Min. PORT 3010
Minimum 2.5 GPA
UGA student in good academic standing
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 www.cecrei.org.br. In case of interest, the contact should be done directly with its administration by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone +55 51 3081 4200 (in Portuguese).