In 2015, schools in the state welcomed 8,278 foreign students, 174 of them Arab. Enrolment is open throughout the year and the school network supports the learning of the Portuguese language.
The federal institution will carry out a selection process to admit refugees to its undergraduate courses. Candidates are required to write compositions in Portuguese. Enrolment ends on Thursday (28).
The Qatar Foundation International’s #ISpeakArabic competition will review videos of people discussing their Arabic studies and why they do it. The winner will get USD 500.
Nagib Nassar, a professor at UnB, established a foundation for scientific development and launched a contest to offer a BRL 10,000 grant to Brazilians doing research on cassava.
Foreigners can apply from January 10th to March 10th. Classes start in August. The candidates need to have previous basic knowledge of the language. The program offers full scholarships.
North American program offers opportunities to researchers from developing countries to submit their projects and receive funding. Brazil and five Arab countries are among the eligible nations.
The course with refugees from the Abraço Cultural (Cultural Hug) project will offer Arabic classes from January 11 to February 5, 2016. The basic level classes will be taught by Syrian teachers. Enrolments are open.
UNESCO declared December 18 the date of Arabic worldwide. On this Friday (18), the organization’s director-general Irina Bokova dedicated the celebration to science and knowledge dissemination.
Partnership between the Brazilian federal government and the São Paulo City Hall opens 200 slots for immigrants and refugees to learn the language. Enrolments will be accepted from December 3rd to 12th.
The event ‘The East close to us: journeys and stories from yesterday and today’ will take place on December 3rd in the city of São Paulo. Speakers will discuss topics such as refuge, media and philosophy.