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International Educational Experience in Brazil

Application Information for:

Santarém, Brazil with Amizade

Universidad Federal de Juiz de Fora


Students will need a Tourist visa - contact the Office of International Programs for assistance.

Application Process

  • A statement from the KUMC asking for an elective rotation is required
  • Deadline: at least 2 months prior to beginning of rotation

Language Requirements

  • Basic Portuguese and/or high level Spanish is required


  • There are no application or tuition fees

Rotation Information 

  • Rotations are available in the following departments:
    • Pediatrics
    • Ob/Gyn
    • Internal Medicine


  • There is no student housing; however, there are apartments in the area that can be rented.


  • Students will arrive at Galeao International Airport in Rio di Janeiro
  • Juiz de Fora is ~ 180km from Rio di Janeiro
    • The university has vehicles that will pick you up free of charge (subject to availability)



Country Information from Students




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Last modified: Sep 22, 2019