Apply by Nov. 15 to spend spring break in Brazil with business study abroad program

Join Mike Ilitch School of Business Assistant Professor Hugo Angelo De Campos for a spring break study abroad adventure to Brazil, March 8-19, 2018. The deadline to apply is Nov. 15.

You'll earn three credits while: 

  • Experiencing one of the most resource-rich countries in the world, while increasing your knowledge and appreciation of sustainability in global supply chains, Brazilian culture, history and the Brazilian auto industry.
  • Visiting Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Manaus, cities with vibrant cultures, history and landscapes that include Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Amazon. Take in professional soccer, a jungle tour and more!
  • Meeting with university students in both Rio and Sao Paulo studying supply chain management

In Rio de Janeiro, you will visit a logistics operation, a local university and see the iconic cultural sights of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado, all while staying in a beach-side hotel. 

In São Paul, known as Brazil's economic engine, you will visit a local university, numerous companies related to the Brazilian auto industry and will also visit Santos, the busiest seaport in South America. 

The trip's final stop is Manaus, a city built in the middle of the Amazon rainforest and one of the largest Free Trade Zones in South America. In addition to company visits in Manaus, you will also participate in a professionally-led jungle tour where you can witness firsthand one of Earth's most fragile and important natural resources.

De Campos is a dual USA/Brazil citizen and is fluent in Portuguese.

Applications are due Nov. 15Visit the International & Study Abroad Programs website for information about additional study abroad opportunities through the Mike Ilitch School of Business.

Questions about how the 3-credit hour program to Brazil will apply to your academic plan?
Contact Louise Moceri, Director of International and Study Abroad Programs at the Ilitch School, at

Questions about your application?
Contact Wayne State's Study Abroad & Global Programs office at 313-577-3207 or

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