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CIEE Environmental + Sustainability Studies in Rio


Fall, Spring, Academic Year, Throughout the year


Fall: early July - mid December; Spring: early January - late June; Academic Year: mid July - late June; Calendar Year: early January - mid December

Degree Level


Minimum Education


Subject Areas

  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Marine Biology
  • Portuguese
  • Public Health
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban & Regional Planning

Cost in US$:

Please check the CIEE website for current pricing.

Program Fees Include:

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.
- Tuition and housing
- Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
- Full-time program leadership and support
- Field trips and cultural activities
- CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits

Experience Required


    Overall GPA 2.75 2 semesters Portuguese or 4 semesters Spanish coursework or equivalent required One prior course in environmental studies, sustainability studies, or environmental science required; two semesters recommended.

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Scholarships are Available

Scholarships are available

Application Process Involves

  • Other
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application
  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network