Centro Paula Souza – Sao Paulo, Brazil

Recognized as a modern and dynamic business school which brings together more than 1 million students in 25 countries, BSP – Business School São Paulo­ is among the best in Brazil. The school’s faculty members, who combine impressive academic credentials and extensive professional experience, are dedicated to developing innovative business leaders who have a global perspective. Benefit from high quality education, experience an internationally recognized university with numerous partnerships around the globe and study in an intercultural environment.


July 22– August 2, 2019

  • July 22, 2019                                      Day of arrival
  • July 22 – July 26, 2019                    Brazilian Culture and Language Course
  • July 29 – August 2, 2019                 Startup Experience in Brazil
  • August 2, 2019                                   Day of departure

Program Summary: 

The courses have been designed for students from different countries who are interested in entrepreneurship and world affairs. The program aims to promote a different view for those who want to broaden their insight and understanding of a business, in prearrangement for an active career ensuring social and cultural experiences. During the first week, the students can attend a “Brazilian Culture & Language” short-term course with basic Portuguese language classes. During the second week, the “Startup Experience in Brazil” will be offered as a unique international program about creative thinking methodologies for entrepreneurship in Brazil.

Included in program fee:

  • Brazilian Culture & Language course
  • Startup Experience course
  • Course certificate
  • Visits to companies or organizations
  • Lunch and coffee breaks at business school
  • Materials and course content

Country Highlights & FAQ: 

Brazil as the largest country in South America is located on the eastern side of the continent with a 7,400- kilometer coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. Outdoor lovers can immerse themselves in dense forests, including the Amazon, the world’s largest jungle. It consists of a network of many hundreds of waterways which makes it the longest river on Earth and home to infamous piranhas or pink river dolphins. Did you know: Brazil’s highest mountain, Pico da Neblina, was not discovered until the 1950s because it’s almost permanently shrouded in clouds.

  • Population: 183.89 Million
  • Capital City: Brasilia
  • Currency: Brazilian Real
  • Electricity: 220V
  • Official Language: Portuguese
  • Local Time: 1 hour ahead of Niagara College




*Price may increase or decrease depending on exchange rates, final vendor quotes and number of participants.


Sao Paulo, Brazil


All Niagara College students are eligible to apply for this opportunity

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*Note: if we will be flying through the United States of America, you must have permission to enter and leave the United States. If you require a U.S travel visa it is your responsibility to obtain this document and email [email protected] a copy/photo.