Latin America

Buenos Aires | Rio de Janeiro

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Universidad Torcuato di Tella

The Universidad Torcuato di Tella (UTDT), with just over 1100 undergraduates, offers smaller class sizes, a very international student body, and challenging courses in the social sciences. UTDT has an outstanding reputation in the fields of International Relations, Political Science, Business Administration, Economics, History, and Law. Its campus is found in the Belgrano neighborhood, a residential area that is just a quick bus ride away from the center of the city.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

While exchange students may be lured by the natural beauty of PUC-Rio (a tropical forest and rivers run right through campus!), the academics are equally impressive. This university of 12,000 undergraduate students has been consistently ranked the best private university in Brazil. Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Brazil’s cultural capital known around the world for samba, white-sand beaches, the rainforest, football, gorgeous mountains, colorful festivals, and the carioca laid-back lifestyle in a country quickly becoming one of the most important in the world. No wonder Rio is called the cidade maravilhosa, or the marvelous city.


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FOFAC Discount

Students studying abroad on a GW Exchange for the Fall Semester are eligible to receive an automatic $1500 tuition award if they join the Focus on Fall Abroad Community!