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Northwestern and Brazil

Northwestern and Brazil

Northwestern University has partnerships with Brazil that include study abroad opportunities and more.

Partnerships

Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
Federal University of Paraná
  • Faculty Exchange > McCormick School of Engineering
Fundação Getúlio Vargas
Fundação Dom Cabral

Units and Groups

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese blends a community of scholars, whose strong research interests range across Spanish, Latin American, and Brazilian literature and cultures, and a community of instructors, who are dedicated to teaching a strong culture-based language program.
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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program

Northwestern's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) supports a spirited and diverse community of faculty and graduate students whose research covers the culture, history, and politics of Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) Cluster

The LACS cluster at The Graduate School (TGS) is one of the first initiatives in the country to offer a formal structure for interdisciplinary training in Latin American and Caribbean studies. The LACS cluster makes it possible for affiliated students to develop connections with Northwestern's exceptionally strong and interdisciplinary faculty base.
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Student Groups

  • Brazilian Student Association (BRASA)

  • Latin American Student Alliance

  • Graduate Student Association for Latino and Spanish Activities

  • Alianza - The Latinx Student Alliance

  • La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity

  • Association of Latino Professionals for America

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Students

For historical data, visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.

  • 101 students from Brazil at Northwestern:
  • 25 Undergraduate
  • 62 Masters
  • 14 Doctorate

Alumni

~900Northwestern alumni are based in Brazil.

The NU-Kellogg Club of Brazil offers social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Brazil. Other ways to get or stay involved can be found here.