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Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

South America is the fourth largest continent. It is divided politically into 12 independent countries. South America is home to the majestic Andes mountain range and the mysterious Amazon River. The world's largest rain forest, with millions of species of exotic animals, is also found in South America.

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International Development Training and Internships

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time September 2018 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 9 more

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. [+]

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. The internships are thoughtfully designed to help you build your career while having a lasting impact on the people in the community in which you serve. Our Development Internships have a strong emphasis on community ownership and follow the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Interns receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Interns apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]


Program in Argentine and Latin American Studies (PALAS)

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 15 weeks February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires + 1 more

This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. [+]

This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. Courses are designed for undergraduate students whose level of Spanish is at the beginner or intermediate level or for students who are interested in transferring credits in Latin American Studies to their home universities.

Courses (PALAS 310) Argentine Economy (PALAS 330) Social Economy in Latin America (PALAS 332) Economic Integration in LatAm (PALAS 333) International Business in the Southern Cone (PALAS 340) History of Latin America (PALAS 342) Race and Nation in Argentina (PALAS 345) Argentine History and Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 360) Political and Social Change (PALAS 362) Latin American Cultures and Civilizations (PALAS 366) U.S.–Latin America Relations (PALAS 370) Argentina: The Making of a Country through its Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 372) Latin American Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 380) Gender History in Latin America (PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy (PALAS 420) Jorge Luis Borges: Visions of Culture and Knowledge (Special Topic on Comparative Literature) (PALAS 443) Tango: Gender, Nation & Identity (Special Topic on Cultural Studies) (PALAS 444) Human Rights and Cultural Representations (PALAS 490) Directed Research [-]

Portuguese Course - High School Program in Brazil

Via Mundo
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 months July 2018 Brazil São Luís + 1 more

The High School Program in Brazil (Programa de Ensino Médio no Brasil), launched in 2001, offers young students from all over the world the opportunity of living a special experience of cultural exchange in Brazil. [+]

What?

The High School Program in Brazil (Programa de Ensino Médio no Brasil), launched in 2001, offers young students from all over the world the opportunity of living a special experience of cultural exchange in Brazil.

Duration and Program Start

You can chose to study in Brazil for one term (3 months), one semester (5 months) or one full academic year (10 months). You can start your program either in mid/late January or late July. Brazilian academic year starts in Mid January and finishes in the end of November/ beginning of December, with holidays in July and December/January.

Why?

You will study in a friendly school atmosphere, live with a local host family, learn Portuguese, make lifetime friends and improve respect and appreciation for a different culture. You will enjoy the easy-going Brazilian way of life and find out how simple it is to make friends, while you grow more mature and learn new perspectives about the world.... [-]


Course - Semester in Ecuador

Universidad Espiritu Santo
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Ecuador Guayaquil

Students in the Semester in Ecuador Program have the opportunity to learn, practice and perfect their Spanish language skills during their time at UEES. We offer six levels of Spanish language instruction, and two content focused levels of for those with advanced skills. Students are placed in the appropriate course according to their demonstrated level. [+]

What Can I Study?

Classes

International students are permitted to take a maximum of 5 courses (15 credits) per semester. These can be made up in any one of the following 4 ways – Studies in English, Spanish Language Classes, Studies in Spanish, Service Learning – but a combination of some or all is usual.

Studies in english

A wide range of subjects at UEES are taught in English, enabling international students that do not have a high proficiency in Spanish to keep on track with their majors while also working on their language skills. While the largest selection of courses are in the areas of Business, Finance and Marketing, there is sufficient choice to enable students of most disciplines to take a full-time load for a semester or academic year.... [-]


Spanish for your company’s needs

Universidad de La Sabana, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Campus Part time January 2018 Colombia Chia

The program is designed to fit the needs of the company regarding the use of Spanish. [+]

Schedule: to be agreed upon with the company

CORPORATE COURSES

The program is designed to fit the needs of the company regarding the use of Spanish.

Includes: Unlimited use of the “Studium” resource center Unlimited access to the “Virtual Sabana” virtual platform Includes material for classes Placement test Certificate of completion of course with number of hours, dates attended, and level completed. ADDED VALUE SERVICES

COURSE CONDITIONSThe intensity of the course, schedule and content are agreed upon with the company.Classes may be taught at Universidad de La Sabana’s campus or at the company’s site.Students have access to all the facilities and services of Universidad de La Sabana... [-]


Entrepreneurship Center And Internationalization

Ibmec
Campus March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre is a set of cells and projects that give the student Ibmec an environment to exercise their skills and abilities, with freedom and autonomy. [+]

CIS

Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre is a set of cells and projects that give the student Ibmec an environment to exercise their skills and abilities, with freedom and autonomy. It is a testing center that moves the walls between the market and the gym. The ERC welcomes students already from the first half to work adaptability and leadership teams forming and managing the cells. We start from the blank sheet to form the protagonists of the world.

The student also has the possibility to add value to their education building an international experience. Agreements signed with educational institutions in 20 countries offer exchanges and partnerships that empower students with new experiences aligned to what happens in the universe.... [-]


English as a Second Language, (ESL)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Argentina Buenos Aires Colombia Bogotá Brazil Rio de Janeiro Chile Santiago Mexico Mexico City Dubai Thailand Bangkok China Beijing India Delhi Vietnam Hanoi Hong Kong Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Saudi Arabia Riyadh South Korea Seoul Shanghai Singapore Taiwan Taipei Japan Tokyo Indonesia Jakarta Spain Barcelona Germany Berlin Switzerland Bern + 39 more

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want.

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English as a Second Language, (ESL) English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want. This could be towards, IELTS, TOEFL, ESP or any other English pathway. The ESL programme focuses on developing the learner's English skills, such as: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The programme centers around listening comprehension, speaking practice, reading, and intensive general vocabulary development.... [-]


BridgePathways - Academic English Pathways

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Denver Grand Junction Philadelphia Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago + 5 more

The BridgePathways Academic English program is a comprehensive, in-depth course designed to help you succeed in the U.S. university classroom. [+]

BridgePathways - Academic English Pathways

The BridgePathways Academic English program is a comprehensive, in-depth course designed to help you succeed in the U.S. university classroom. This program is offered at 9 locations, 8 of which are on university campuses. Top 3 reasons to choose Bridge:

On-Campus: Our Academic English Program is available on-campus for degree-seeking students, so you can quickly immerse yourself in campus life. The program is offered at 3 different locations. Conditional Admission: Degree-seeking students can qualify for conditional admission to our 7 university partners across the United States. Conditional admission means that acceptance is based on the completion of an Academic English Program. Our university partners also offer TOEFL and IELTS waivers to students who successfully complete the Academic English program. Comprehensive Support: Our multi-lingual staff is experts at supporting international students and have been providing guidance for more than 25 years. From our first call to your graduation, Bridge will be with you every step of the way. Our Program Advisors will take the time to understand your needs and provide personalized advice.
 Program Overview ACADEMIC READINESS ... [-]

Spanish for Foreigners

Universidad EAFIT
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks Open Enrollment Colombia Medellin + 1 more

A warm welcome awaits international students at Universidad EAFIT in Medellin. People come from all over the world seeking [+]

WELCOME! ¡BIENVENIDO!

A warm welcome awaits international students at Universidad EAFIT in Medellin. People come from all over the world seeking a place to learn Spanish at an affordable price and in a comfortable environment; a place where beauty and excellence come together.

UNIVERSIDAD EAFIT

It is a private University well known in Colombia for its faculties in Management, Engineering, Science and Humanities. With over 12,000 students, the campus offers different environments for learning and recreation. The University has an infrastructure that supports research as well as education and cultural activities. The Founders Auditorium, Lab Center and the “Luis Echavarria Villegas” modern library, greatly reflect EAFIT´s determination to establish itself as a center of knowledge and culture in the city. In fact, EAFIT´s Symphonic Orchestra and art exhibits show how it contributes to the development of arts in Colombia as a whole.... [-]


Course Saperfare Furniture Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Campus Part time 240 hours March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The furniture design course is a practical experience of creating furniture, covering all the necessary process, with occasional interventions of professionals from different areas and encouraging interaction between students. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught

2nd Panel of Furniture Design Start Date: March Lessons: Monday and Wednesday - 19h30 to 22h30 + 10 Saturday - 10h to 17h Hours: 240 hours Portuguese language

Practical experience of creating furniture, covering all osprocessos production, with professional interventions in various areas, stimulating interaction between students.

DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES

The furniture design course is a practical experience of creating furniture, covering all the necessary process, with occasional interventions of professionals from different areas and encouraging interaction between students.

The projects will be developed in collaboration with MMM (My Mobile Madeira), Company's sustainable furniture industry founded in 2006, segment hitherto unheard of in Brazil. According to an agreed briefing with the company, the student will develop a project starting from the observation of users to define the needs, frame the problem and find a solution. Following the manufacturing methods compatible with the reality and seeking to enrich them with new experiences, techniques and materials.... [-]


Contemporary Latin American Story

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

The seminar consists of critical reading and thematic and formal analysis of Latin American stories that best represent the diversity of gender in the XIX, XX and XXI centuries. On the one hand, we will explore the story as a literary genre in Latin America through the theory, techniques and production of so-called "masters of the short story" Quiroga, Cortazar, Borges, Rulfo, Donoso and García Márquez [+]

Course description:

The seminar consists of critical reading and thematic and formal analysis of Latin American stories that best represent the diversity of gender in the XIX, XX and XXI centuries. On the one hand, we will explore the story as a literary genre in Latin America through the theory, techniques and production of so-called "masters of the short story" Quiroga, Cortazar, Borges, Rulfo, Donoso and García Márquez. On the other hand, we analyze the story in direct relation to the literary tradition, social context, the historical moment and specific literature search of each author and movement. We pay special attention, but not exclusively, the writers of the baroque and neo-baroque -Alejo Cuban Carpentier, Jose Lezama Lima, Reinaldo Arenas and Virgilio Piñera for this generation be a turning point in Latin American literature in general. In addition, we will dedicate the last part of the course to the study of short stories written by women Luisa Valenzuela, Cristina Peri Rossi and Zoé Valdés, among others to evaluate the concept of -individual and social identity and multiple masks. The stories will be approached from a historical and social perspective stylistic, aesthetic and structural -aspects theoretical, technical, literary and. In turn, in some specific cases, we adapt the text to the screen in order to open a dialogue between literature and cinema.... [-]


Quito Direct Enrollment - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Ecuador Quito Hong Kong + 1 more

While in Quito, directly enroll at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and take the majority of your courses at the University alongside local students. Because USFQ offers nearly 1,500 courses each semester in a wide variety of disciplines, students with almost any academic interest can find exciting and challenging enrollment options. [+]

Overview

Quito is perfect for the adventurous soul. With its surrounding mountains, you’re always just a climb away from a breathtaking view of the valley and from a bird’s-eye view of the Spanish colonial architecture that makes the city famous. Plus, Quito is a great base for trips to the rainforests and marine habitats that make Ecuador famous around the world. We invite you to Ecuador to improve your Spanish while enjoying all that this amazing country has to offer. While in Quito, directly enroll at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and take the majority of your courses at the University alongside local students. Because USFQ offers nearly 1,500 courses each semester in a wide variety of disciplines, students with almost any academic interest can find exciting and challenging enrollment options. Founded in 1988, USFQ is one of the most distinguished private universities in Ecuador and has the largest international exchange program in the region, with more than 100 agreements with universities throughout the world. The University, which follows the U.S. academic calendar, has a faculty that includes almost half of the Ph.D.’s in the country. USFQ’s beautiful campus is located in an attractive suburb about 40 minutes by bus or 15 minutes by taxi from central Quito. Through USFQ’s extracurricular program, you have the opportunity to participate in events and clubs, such as its film club, ecology club, and sports teams. In addition to the services provided by the University, we want you to feel at... [-]


Oneyear Course In Shoes & Bags - Design And Business

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 184 hours March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Milan and IED Firenze is an advanced program for training shoes and handbags designers, as well as entrepreneurs or executives who want to work in this area. [+]

BECAUSE?

The growing presence of "Made in Brazil" products in the international fashion scene has provoked the interest of professionals in improving their skills for the creation and production of high quality accessories with an eye for opportunities.

FOR WHOM?

Specially conceived for professionals in the fashion, footwear and handbags sector who seek to dominate the design practice focused on the main demands, whether for production in scale or handmade, for the large retail or for the luxury segment.

HOW IS IT?

The course prepares to work in the shoe and pouch market - from design and design, through the development of parts, brand, strategic and market vision, use of marketing tools, to marketing at the final end of retail.... [-]


High School With Technical Administration

Escola de Formação Gerencial Sebrae - EFG
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 Brazil Belo Horizonte

It is a school of medium + technical education in management, focusing on entrepreneurship and management, which prepares students to undertake their future. [+]

It is a school of medium + technical education in management, focusing on entrepreneurship and management, which prepares students to undertake their future. The selection process is annual with admission for students entering the 1st year of high school.

STRUCTURAL PROJECTS

Mentoring project (1 YEAR): It provides the first contact with the business world, allowing the student to assimilate the basic concepts of management and entrepreneurship. This experience is made possible through meetings with entrepreneurs, technical visits and interdisciplinary activities.

Simulated company (2nd YEAR): Education technology tool, internationally known as Practice Firms or Virtual Enterprise, which allows you to associate the theories of management to the practice of business activities in a simulated virtual market, linked to a network of 7,500 Simulated Enterprises present on five continents. ... [-]


Portuguese Language Instruction for Foreigners

Olinda School
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Brazil Olinda

We offer regular courses in Portuguese Language Instruction for Foreigners in both group and private lessons, for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. For the best learning experience, the group courses are limited to a maximum of 6 people per class, and class meets Monday through Friday. [+]

Portuguese Language Instruction for Foreigners COURSE DESCRIPTION

We offer regular courses in Portuguese Language Instruction for Foreigners in both group and private lessons, for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. For the best learning experience, the group courses are limited to a maximum of 6 people per class, and class meets Monday through Friday.

Private lessons are available for new or advanced students, and professionals who have a specific focus in either verbal or written communication, or in particular themes and vocabularies. Private lessons are perfect for people who have only a short time for language training. These classes also meet Monday through Friday.... [-]