• UFSJ – The Federal University of São João del-Rei welcomes our Portuguese Flagship Students.


    The Dean of International Affairs of UFSJ, Dr. Liliane de Assis Sade, together with former UFSJ President, Dr. Valeria Kemp, and the Overseas  team of faculty and staff welcome new PFP students. Click on this video to learn more.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

    UFSJ welcomes Portuguese Flagship students
  • Best Languages for your career


    In this increasingly global economy, learning a new language can boost your chances at landing a lucrative job. Watch here why Portuguese is one of the best languages for you to learn.
















    Best Languages for Your Career
  • Portuguese Flagship Program Internship Opportunities for Students

    Portuguese Flagship Students have the opportunity to intern in a variety of organization located in Brazil such as Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Moodys, Imagem Corporativa, Deutsche Bank, Instituto Sou da PAZ, and others. These internship opportunities provide students with hands-on experience in their field of study and potential future work environments. Every PFP student makes a formal presentation about their internship experience at the end of their Capstone year in Brazil.

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    Portuguese Flagship Program Internship Opportunities for Students
  • The Fourth Cohort is in Brazil for their Capstone Year.


    The fourth cohort of PFP students arrived in Brazil in January, 2016 for their Capstone Year.  the Overseas Program consists of intensive Portuguese instruction and university coursework at UFSJ (Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei), an internship in a field related to each student’s major and professional interests, and immersion in Brazil’s multicultural and vibrant culture.                              


    4th Cohort in Brazil for Their capstone Year
  • The Third Cohort is back from their Capstone Year in Brazil.


    The third cohort of PFP students arrived in Brazil in February 2015, and returned from their Capstone Year in December 2015. After studying at  UFSJ (Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei), each of the fourteen members of this cohort participated in a challenging and customized internship in cities such as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, and Blumenau.                                                                                                                           


    The Third Cohort Returns From their Capstone Year in Brazil
  • The First Cohort of PFP Students share their experience about studying and living in Brazil

    Learn more about the Program from the students’ perspective at the 2013 Final Capstone Meeting in Serra do Cipó – Minas Gerais.

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    First Cohort of PFP Students
  • Where the Jobs Are: Brazil

    The Portuguese Flagship Program at UGA does much more than teach Portuguese and send students on study abroad programs. It can also serve as a stepping stone into an international career in which a high level of Portuguese proficiency and overseas professional experience is particularly valuable. In 2012 Brazil overtook the UK as the sixth largest economy in the world. Read this CNN article, and follow the interactive graph below, to understand why so many young professionals today are seeking work opportunities in Brazil.

    Where the jobs are: Brazil.