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About Brasil@Rice


The Brasil@Rice office was created to promote and expand academic and cultural mobility between Rice University and outstanding academic universities and institutions in Brazil.


  • Provide guidance to interested Brazilian students and scholars regarding the different programs and avenues for scholarship at Rice University
  • Offer pre-arrival support regarding admissions processing, visa issues, course registration, and scholarship requirement compliance
  • Provide quality academic advising, cultural and linguistic adaptation, adjustment support, and professional development programming
  • Provide support to academic departments bringing in students and scholars under Brazilian programs
  • Provide support for the implementation of student and faculty recruitment plans
  • Provide liaison support with academic advisors and other offices on-campus
  • Serve as liaison between Rice, IIE, LASPAU and other government entities for Brasil@Rice programs
  • Serve as liaison to the Office of International Students & Scholars regarding immigration issues for incoming students and scholars