30Mar2016

Promotion of Polish higher education system in Brazil

Poland promoted its universities’ offer and Erasmus+ in Poland at Brazil’s largest education fair, Salão to Estudante and special events and meetings. The fair was attended by more than 500 exhibitors and visited by about 90 thousand students and representatives of educational institutions. Polish educational mission to Brazil took place on 2-5 March. Members include the representatives of  Polish universities, Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Foundation for the Development of the Education System.

The program of the visit included Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, where delegation had a meetings with students and authorities of leading Brazilian universities, as well as presentations in fairs. In Curitiba, in southern Brazil, meetings were organized with the authorities and staff of the Pontifical Catholic University, and Federal University of Paraná. Delegation took part in Salão to Estudante there on Friday, 4.03.

Polish mission to Brazil is organized in the framework of the Ministry of Science campaign „Ready, Study, Go! Poland”, which, supports the internationalization of Polish universities since 2012. The purpose of the March mission to Brazil is to promote the Polish academic offer among Brazilian students and encourage them to apply to study in our country under the scholarship program +Ciência sem Fronteiras+ (Science without borders).

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