Schedule and Daily Life

Brazilian Ecosystems  offers both a  FALL  semester and a SUMMER term option.

2014 Approximate Dates

Summer Term (4 weeks)

(July 27 – August 23)

  • 2 day orientation in Manaus
  •  2 weeks in the Amazon
  • 2 weeks in the Atlantic Coastal Rainforest
  •      (with field study trip to Coastal Marine Systems)
  • Exams and Wrap-up

 Fall Semester (13-14 weeks)

(July 27 – November 2)

  • 2 day orientation in Manaus
  •  2 weeks in the Amazon
  • 2 weeks in the Atlantic Coastal Rainforest
  •      (with field study trip to Coastal Marine Systems)
  • 1 day of exams for Intro to Brazilian Ecosystems course
  • 1 week Portuguese Language Intensives and Homestay in Curitiba
  • 2 weeks in the Atlantic Coastal Rainforest
  • 2 weeks in the Amazon
  • 4-5 week Field Internship
  • Exams and Wrap-up

Please Note: Dates are subject to change and length of time at each program site may vary slightly.