Brazil is one of the countries of focus in RWTH's internationalization strategy. Collaboration with Brazilian universities, research institutions, and industry partners there plays a prominent role.
General Information about Brazil
You can get general information about Brazil from the following institutions:
- Brazilian Embassy in Berlin
- Ministério das Relações Exteriores
- German Representation in Brazil
- Federal Foreign Office
- Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Brazil in Aachen
Reichsweg 19-42, 52068 Aachen
Phone: +49 241 510 91 78
Information about Studies in Brazil
- German Academic Exchange Service DAAD Country Information Brazil
- DAAD Liaison Office Rio de Janeiro
- Go out Blog from the DAAD
- German House of Research and Innovation São Paulo
Please use your institute's contacts to organize an internship in Brazil. This is the most important source of information for you.
For general information on internships abroad, please visit RWTH's webpages on Internship Placements Abroad. The German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD, provides a comprehensive overview of internship and funding opportunities abroad. From time to time, the Career Center announces internship offers for Brazil.
The German Academic Exchange Service has a liaison office in Rio de Janeiro, which can provide you with further information.
The German-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce offers internships.
Research Funding Organizations
- German Research Foundation Latin America
- CAPES - Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel)
- CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development)
- FINEP - Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (The Brazilian Innovation Agency)
- FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (The State of São Paulo Research Foundation)
- FAPEMIG - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais (The Minas Gerais Research Support Foundation)
- IAP The global network of science academies
RWTH Aachen Exchange Programs
Here you can find an overview of RWTH Aachen's partner universities. Please get more information about the faculty partnership from your faculty's study abroad coordinator. We recommend attending a group advising session for Latin America. You can find the dates here.
Furthermore, you can also find information about different exchange and study programs at Brazilian universities on the corresponding webpages.
RWTH Aachen offers the following scholarship program for exchanges with Brazil:
These pages offer comprehensive information about different scholarship programs:
- The RWTH Aachen Language Center offers language courses for different learning niveaus.
- The Intercultural Center of Aachen Students INCAS facilitates language tandems.
Through the BeBuddy Program you have the possibility of meeting Brazilian exchange students.