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05/02/2016 at 17:20h

São Paulo State schools are open to immigrants

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.

26/01/2016 at 17:19h

São Carlos University offers openings for refugees

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).

18/01/2016 at 17:43h

Course shows the evolution of Islamic art

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The São Paulo Sacred Art Museum is offering the course ‘Art and Islamic Civilization: the Arab Empire’, from February 16th to April 5th. Classes show the influence of different cities and time periods in Islam’s art.

16/01/2016 at 07:00h

Brazilian center in Lebanon expands activities

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The Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center entered a partnership deal with the Zouk Mikael city hall and launched a Portuguese course in the city. Its Beirut headquarters are now offering drawing and capoeira classes.

09/01/2016 at 07:00h

Global contest to promote Arabic language

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.

08/01/2016 at 07:00h

Egyptian offers grant to Brazilian researchers

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.

05/01/2016 at 16:41h

Qatar University opens registrations for Arabic course

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.

02/01/2016 at 07:00h

US sets up research funds for Brazilians and Arabs

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.

20/12/2015 at 07:00h

Project offers Arabic classes during holidays

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.

18/12/2015 at 13:27h

World Arabic Language Day is celebrated

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.

30/11/2015 at 16:01h

São Paulo offers Portuguese lessons to refugees

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.

27/11/2015 at 18:02h

Seminar to discuss Middle East and Lebanon cultures

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.