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Fall or spring semesters

Students participating in the Brazil Exchange program may choose to participate during either the ACM fall semester or the ACM spring semester, which are based on the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF) schedule.

Unlike in the United States, the academic year in Brazil follows the calendar year, with the first semester of the academic year typically running from March–July and the second semester running from August–December.

Students arrive in Brazil before the beginning of the UFJF semester to take a two-week intensive Portuguese language and culture course prior to enrolling in classes at the university.

Semester schedules will be listed here when information is available.