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General Portuguese Course
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Rio de Janeiro

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Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a...

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Located in Botafogo, close to the metro station and within walking distance from the beach. The school is proud of having built an environment of material creation and experience sharing...

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Key Facts about Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Brazilians say: God created the world in 6 days, on the 7th He created Rio. Rio is surrounded by mountains and is located right by the sea - with many famous and nice beaches such as the Copacabana and Ipanema. You have a great view from the 370 m high Pão de Açúcar. And last but not least, Rio de Janeiro is known for the carnival, when the whole city is partying.

Quality of life was ranked in recent report of The Economist: Global Liveability index in position 89 (2019).

Population: 6,024,000

Time zone: +7h. (GMT -3)

Region: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Currency: BRL (1 BRL = 0.1757 USD)

Rio de Janeiro quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7

4.7 (29 reviews by our former students)

universities: 11 (rankings of universities in Rio de Janeiro)

High season: January

Low season: April

Average course price per week (High season): 315 C$

Average course price per week (Low season): 291 C$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:58* (42% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:49* (51% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:52* (48% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Brazil average):26.18 BRL (20% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type N
  • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Public transportation in Rio de Janeiro

Weather in Rio de Janeiro

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JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec60 °F65 °F70 °F75 °F80 °F85 °F90 °FTemperature in °F
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77 °F77 °F78.8 °F77 °F75.2 °F73.4 °F71.6 °F71.6 °F71.6 °F71.6 °F73.4 °F75.2 °F

Events in Rio de JaneiroBest time to take a language course in Rio de Janeiro


21 April 2021National holiday commemorating the 18th-century activist, Tiradentes, whose aim was independence from Portugal. The Tiradentes Festival is the perfect occasion to mingle with Brazilians dancing samba in the streets.

New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve

31 December 2021The largest celebrations and New Year's Eve festivities in Brazil happen in Rio de Janeiro, where, millions of people gather at Copacabana beach to watch the breathtaking fireworks show.

What to do in Rio de Janeiro

Cristo Redentor
Cristo Redentor
Sugarloaf Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain
Maracana Stadium
Maracana Stadium
Copacabana & Ipanema Beach
Copacabana & Ipanema Beach
Bonde (street car)
Bonde (street car)
Dona Marta Viewpoint
Dona Marta Viewpoint
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