New Intersession program in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Make this winter in Baltimore your summer in Brazil! Study Afro-Brazilian culture and history while having a Portuguese language immersion experience in Salvador da Bahia, one of Brazil's foremost cultural centers. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to live and study in this rich agricultural, industrial, and vibrant maritime district. Take a walk on the cobblestone streets of the restored Pelourinho district "old city," a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the largest group of baroque buildings in the Americas, examples of Portuguese colonial architecture, and historical monuments. Join a street celebration and feel the infectious rhythms of Bahia's African-inspired music and dance. Taste acaraje, moqueca, vatapa, and other delicious Afro-Brazilian dishes, all while earning 3 JHU credits.

Program Details

Dates: Jan. 7–26, 2017
Credits: 3 (H)
All majors welcome
Language of instruction: English

Info Session

Friday, Sept. 23, 2–3 p.m., Mattin 161

Apply Now

Information and applications are available at the Office of Study Abroad (Levering 04B) and on the web.
Application deadline: Oct. 1

JHU Office of Study Abroad
Levering Hall, Suite 04B
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218-2685
410-516-7856 <>