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Brasão da PUC-Rio

Coordenação Central de Cooperação Internacional

Incoming Students

Customized / Faculty-led Programs

Customized/Faculty-led programs developed on demand
to attend the specific needs of international institutions.

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Organized under the supervision of a faculty member, customized programs/faculty-led programs are developed on demand to attend the specific needs of international institutions and educators.

A diverse range of themes is available for the lectures. The most common programs are based on Portuguese language and Culture, Politics and Sociology, Business and Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Energy, Oil & Gas, Environment and Natural Resources.


Faculty-led programs are developed for groups of students and professionals.
Minimum age requirement: 18 years old.
The Central Coordination for International Cooperation of PUC-Rio is experienced on developing academic and cultural experiences to university students and professionals interested in learning about Brazil, and/or increasing their knowledge through a rich combination of in-class activities and practical experiences in a university environment.

Single individuals are welcome to take part on the Brazilian Seminars
that take place every July for 2 weeks.


January, February and July are the preferable months.

Additional Services (Provided by Request)
Why PUC-Rio?

Contact information

Institutions interested in requesting a faculty-led program at PUC-Rio may contact:

Ricardo Borges Alencar, PhD
Deputy Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Mr. Daniel Castro
Senior Advisor for Short-term Programs

Contact / Social Media


Rua Marquês de São Vicente 225,
Edifício Padre Leonel Franca - 8º andar, Gávea
CEP 22451-900
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - BRASIL

Office hours

Monday to Friday:
9h to 12h and 14h to 17h