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ACADEMIC CENTERS & INSTITUTES


Harvard University Brazil Studies Program

http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/brazil 

The Brazil Office in São Paulo and the Brazil Studies Program in Cambridge facilitate ties between Harvard and Brazilian academics and research institutions; support Harvard faculty and students in their research, teaching and learning throughout Brazil; and offer a rich set of programmatic activities at the University and in Brazil.


Kings College Brazil Institute

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/worldwide/initiatives/global/brazilinstitute/index.aspx

The King's Brazil Institute provides a focal point for Brazil-related activities across a range of academic disciplines. Promoting an understanding of Brazil and developing the profile of Brazilian Studies at the university level in the UK, the Institute coordinates and develops Brazil-related research capabilities and Brazil-focused programs of study at King's, while also building links with Brazilian organizations in education, the cultural and creative sectors, business and government.


Stanford University Lemann Center for Educational Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Brazil

https://lemanncenter.stanford.edu

The Lemann Center for Educational Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Brazil,located within the Stanford University School of Education, will foster a series of actions to develop education in Brazil, including training of professionals responsible for qualifying Brazilian educators, research on educational policies, and innovative projects that may contribute to improve education in Brazil.


University of California Los Angeles Center for Brazilian Studies

http://www.international.ucla.edu/lai/brazil/

The purpose of the Center for Brazilian studies at UCLA is to encourage cooperative research and academic initiatives between UCLA and Brazil. Our mission is to promote greater understanding and involvement with Brazil including academia, public sector, business and professional communities and the general public. A special interest of our center is to foster communication between the scientific community comprised by investigators from Brazil and the U.S., with a global multidisciplinary focus.


University of Florida, Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute

http://www.floridabrazil.org

The Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute unites the resources of the 11 universities of the State University System and the 28 institutions of the Division of Florida Colleges with those of state government and business to forge a network of partnerships with Brazilian educational, government and private-sector institutions.  The FBLI is housed at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida and is co-administered with Miami Dade College.


University of Illinois Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies

http://www.clacs.illinois.edu/lemann/

The mission of the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies is to promote study and research about Brazil by faculty and students at Illinois and their Brazilian counterparts, who take advantage of the extensive resources available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Building on long-standing collaboration with Brazilian scholars in economics and agriculture, as well as nearly a half-century of teaching and research in Brazilian literature and history, the Institute seeks to foster knowledge and understanding of Brazil across disciplines and colleges.


University of Texas at Austin Brazil Center

http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/centers-and-programs/brazil/overview.php

The Brazil Center's mission is to support Brazilian studies across academic disciplines at UT Austin, and to promote collaborative research and exchange between Texas and Brazil.


 

BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT


Brazilian Ministry of External Relations (Ministério das Relações Exteriores)

http://www.itamaraty.gov.br


Brazilian Consulate in New York City

http://novayork.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/

The Consulate General of Brazil in New York is an office of the Brazilian Government responsible for offering, in accordance with the law and with international law, certain public services in its area of jurisdiction. It reports to the Ministry of Foreign Relationsof Brazil. The Ministry also maintains other consulatesin the U.S., in addition to the Brazilian Embassy in Washingtonand the Permanent Missions of Brazil to the OAS and to the U.N.


Ciências Sem Fronteiras

http://www.cienciasemfronteiras.gov.br/web/csf

The mobility program aims to launch the seeds of what could revolutionize the R&D system, the Brazilian students and researchers exposed to an environment of high competitiveness and entrepreneurship.


 

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS


Americas Society/Council of the Americas

http://www.as-coa.org

Americas Society (AS) is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social, and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.


BRASA (Brazilian Studies Association)

http://www.brasa.org

BRASA is an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who support and promote Brazilian studies in all fields, especially in the humanities and social sciences. BRASA is dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian studies around the world in general, and in the United States in particular.


Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce

http://www.brazilcham.com

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., based in New York City, is an independent, not-for-profit business membership organization. A non-governmental association, the Chamber’s mission is to promote trade and investment flows between Brazil and the United States and forge closer ties between the business communities of both nations.


Brazil-U.S. Business Council

http://www.brazilcouncil.org

The Brazil-U.S. Business Council (BUSBC) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the two countries. The U.S. Section of the BUSBC represents the major U.S. companies invested in Brazil and operates under the administrative aegis of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, maintaining independent policy formulation and membership. 


Brookings Institution (Latin America and the Caribbean)

http://www.brookings.edu/research/topics/latin-america-and-the-caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean have recently undergone major political, economic and social transformations. Although they have shown remarkable resilience in weathering the global financial crisis, the region faces some very significant development and economic challenges. Brookings experts are examining the challenges and opportunities present within the nations in this region.


Instituto Ling

http://www.institutoling.org.br

Instituto Ling is a nonprofit organization based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, founded in 1995 by the Ling family. Instituto Ling’s mission is to identify, recognize and promote leadership development, encouraging youth global citizenship and enhancing the ability of leaders to influence in the transformation of the country into a more progressive and developed environment. To accomplish it, Instituto Ling invests in prime education by granting scholarships to young Brazilian talents and potential entrepreneurs who seek to improve their skills by applying to graduate courses in the most prestigious universities throughout the globe.


Lemann Foundation

http://www.fundacaolemann.org.br/en/

The Lemann Foundation is a non-profit organization, created in 2002 by Brazilian entrepreneur Jorge Paulo Lemann. We work to enhance the quality of public education in Brazil, with a focus on guaranteeing that every student learns. Our goal is to enable the country to offer high-level education for all. We want to contribute in targeted areas so that each and every one of the Brazilian students can learn effectively.