How to apply
If you are interested in applying for an exchange program at Feevale, please contact the International Affairs Office of your home institution and ask for information, since each partner university has its own pre-selection process with specific pre-requisites and deadlines.
Students selected by their home institution are invited to fulfill the attached application form and send it to Feevale’s International Affairs Office. It is also necessary to attach:
• Passport copy (first pages);
• Letter of authorization for the Exchange Program from the Home University Coordinator;
• Copy of the home institution transcript;
• Personal letter explaining your reasons for this exchange program in Brazil;
• Learning Agreement.
Deadlines and academic Calendar
Registration opens twice a year, soon before the beginning of the semester:
• For first semester arrivals (February to July): From September 1st to January 30th
• For second semester arrivals (August to December): From April 1st to June 30th
• Regular semester: five months
• Winter and Summer Intensive courses: four weeks (July and January)
Language of Instruction
Portuguese and some courses in English.
Fees and Costs
Feevale does not charge any fees from partner students. The costs regarding travel, health insurance, housing, transportation, food, tourism and other personal expenses are the responsibility of the participant.
How to improve your experience
At Feevale, exchange students can enrich their experience getting involved in social and social projects. There are projects in many areas, such as: design, health, visual arts, fashion design, communication, and business. Feevale also has a Fitness Center and swimming pools, for exercising and physiotherapy.
Where to eat?
At Feevale, exchange students can have their meals at restaurants located on campus. There are also fast food restaurants which are available inside the campus and its surroundings.
Where to stay?
International students can stay in individual rooms in Novo Hamburgo and the region. When you apply, you will get all the necessary information for accommodation.
Living in Novo Hamburgo
Feevale is located in Novo Hamburgo, Southern Brazil. Novo Hamburgo is a city where European immigration groups, especially German and Italian, have shaped the people we have come to be and the lifestyle we have come to adopt.
The city is renowned as the Brazilian capital of shoes, has an area of 223.61 km² and approximately 248.000 inhabitants. The town is in the region of Vale dos Sinos, which has an area of 1.400 km² and a population of 1.3 million people. Today, 92% of Brazil’s shoes and leather companies are in this region.