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Nov. 10, 2011

MSU launches Brazilian exchange program

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University is participating in a new initiative, "Science without Borders."

Through the large-scale scholarship program the Brazilian government hopes to strengthen higher education in science, technology, engineering and math fields through international mobility of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers.

Participation in the program is being coordinated by MSU's Office of Study Abroad and MSU's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Brazilian undergraduate students from key partner universities may apply to study at MSU for up to one year. A program for graduate study and faculty is still in development.

Several departments have been receiving inquiries directly from Brazil. But all participants must apply through a structure administered by the Institute for International Education.

Inquiries can be sent to