Free Portuguese course for academic mobility students

New version of the program features language and cultural insights and integration activities

28/06/2018 - 09h02

Portuguese language program The Office for International Cooperation  has remodeled the Portuguese language program that will be offered to international students in the second semester of 2018. The new program consists of 10 classes, and will be offered during the week that precedes the beginning of the academic semester, from Jul 16 – 27. It will feature language and cultural insights as well as integration activities to introduce students to the Main Campus.

In addition to the language to be taught, students will have the chance to ask questions about the academic aspects of PUCRS, learn the cultural aspects of Porto Alegre and Rio Grande do Sul and meet other academic mobility students. Dr Heloísa Delgado, Dean of International Cooperation, claims that this experience will provide students with cultural support during their stay at the University. It will also be useful for them to find out more about the things PUCRS has to offer.

The new program is at no charge for international students on mobility at PUCRS. Registration is required at the following email address [email protected]. Find out more about some of the activities of the program:

Language and culture

Mornings have been reserved for students to learn Portuguese as a means to get them ready for the second semester at PUCRS. The program will give them the chance to come in contact with the language, have conversation practice and ask questions.

Audiovisual workshop

Students will be invited to explore the campus and shoot a video following a workshop delivered by the School of Communications, Arts and Design of PUCRS.


Tecnopuc’s Creativity Laboratory is an area in constant evolution devoted to instigating students’ creativity. One of the afternoons will be reserved for an exclusive activity for international students.

Sports Park

Another afternoon will be devoted to sports and integration of international students at PUCRS Sports Park..

Science and Technology Museum

The Science and Technology Museum of PUCRS features fun moments and education in a fully interactive environment. International students will have the chance to explore it as part of the program.

Aeronautical Sciences

Students will have the chance to learn about the practices of the Aeronautical Sciences program and, during the visit, learn more about the flight simulators at PUCRS.

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