The best 4 Cities for International Students in Brazil

Among the best cities for International Students in Brazil, you find Florianópolis in southern Brazil, Balneário Cambori, and Fortaleza, capital of the state (Ceara) in northeastern Brazil. There are other cities to Study in Brazil like

São Paulo, the Land of Drizzle

São Paulo is one of the big and best cities for students in Brazil, primarily as a commercial city. The state of São Paulo is also home to the highest city in Brazil (Campos do Jordão), where the resort is Alpine-style, and temperatures are lower than the rest of the country!

São Paulo is the cultural heart of Brazil with its world-class museums, art galleries, crazy nightlife, fashion scenes, theatres, and vibrant music.

It also produces more orange juice than any other country in the world. Brazil is famous for its varied and upscale cuisine, influenced by Chinese, Italian, Lebanese, French and Japanese foods. Let’s not forget being home to the largest Japanese community outside Japan.

If you like football more than food, do not miss the Museu do Futebol Museum in Estádio do Pacaembú. The design comes as in Art Deco style.

Universities in São Paulo:

Coming in the top universities of Brazil in 2018 World University Rankings was USP University of São Paulo and that isn’t an understatement. Also, there is UNIVERSIDADE Estadual Paulista “Julio Mesquita Filho” (UNESP), ranked 491-500 in the 2018 World University Ranking. What do we have to say more?

Both the Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), the Catholic University of Sao Paulo (PUC-SP), came in between 501- 550. Other universities in São Paulo include the Federal University (UFABC), the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar).

Finally, Campinas State University is famous for its strength in the fields of electrical; electronic engineering, communications, and mechanical engineering.

Rio de Janeiro, the Samba city

Rio de Janeiro is known for the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, an important symbol in Brazilian Christianity. Also, one of the best cities for students in Brazil.

Also, the annual Rio Carnival which is famous for its amazing performances, music and its atmosphere. Rio’s dance enthusiasm is so big t’s like its enthusiasm for the sport. Rio de Janeiro hosted a large part of the 2014 World Cup.

In addition to the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio’s urban landscape has beaches on one side, and mountains on the other. We agree Rio is all about technology and politics, where students enjoy scientific conferences and cultural debate.

However, Rio also has many arts and art students. Thre are so many plays, concerts, and street artists across the city.

Universities in Rio de Janeiro include the Federal University (UFRJ), the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC), the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), and the Fluminense Federal University (UFF).

Salvador, for architecture funs

El Salvador comes second after Rio when it comes to geographical and natural diversity.

El Salvador has the largest collection of colonial architecture in Latin America and vibrant modern culture.

Universities in El Salvador:

Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) ranked 801-1000 in the world rankings for 2018.

Other universities in the city include Bahia State University (UNEB), Catholic University of Salvador (UCSAL), and University of Salvador (UNIFACS).

Minas Gerais, for the best cofee

Firstly, Minas Gerais is a state in Brazil, with its capital, Belo Horizonte, home to the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG).

The Federal University of Visoza (UFV) is in Belo Horizonte, along with the Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC-MG) and Minas Gerais State University (UEMG).

Belo Horizonte, the capital city is filled with many museums, including the UFMG Botanical Gardens as well as cultural attractions, like (Mineirão) football stadium.

In addition, the city contains former colonial cities like Ouro Preto, where the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP) is located. While stunning Baroque architecture still stands, Ouro Preto is now a university city with a vibrant student culture. There are approximately 10,000 students in the city.

Most students live in group homes similar to fraternities or dormitories to cope in.

Universities in Minas Gerais

The Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) in the industrial district of Juiz de Fora. Considered one of the largest cities in the state, and home to the Mercedes-Benz factory.

Not to mention, the Federal University of Uberlandia (UFU) is located at the west of (Uberlândia) in Minas Gerais. Ideal place for quick trips out of state.

There is also the University of Jose de Rosario Villano (UNIFENAS), and the Federal University of Alfinas (UNIFAL-MG). Both located in the south of Alfinas, the city is known as a university city, also, known for courses in agricultural engineering, dentistry, pharmacy, and medicine.

About time we end the journey here! Here’s an insider look at our top 10 universities in brazil in 2020 and how to get a study visa.

About Sam

Sam is an editor in chief at Aljawaz, with a decade-plus experience in improving and advising students travelling progams in Asia, North America and EU. Views are his own.

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