Tag Archives: Study in Brazil

According to COUNTRYAAH, Brazil is a nation in South America, the capital city of which is Brasilia. The latest population of Brazil is 212,559,428. TRANSPORTHINT: Lists and descriptions of main religions and beliefs in Brazil, including religion demographics and statistics on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, etc.

Brazil History

Independence Day: September 07, 1822 Proclamation of the Republic: November 15, 1889 Head of state: Jair Messias Bolsonaro (from January 2019) Head of government: Jair Messias Bolsonaro (from January 2019) Political system: Presidential system Democracy Status Index (BTI): Rank 26 of 129 (2020) Corruption Index (CPI): Rank 106 of 180 (2019) History Johann Moritz Rugendas… Read More »

Brazil Politics and Human Rights

State reforms The structural aspects of politics in Brazil cannot be overlooked. The attempt to name important issues in the current political and social debate in Brazil will always be subjective. Due to numerous scandals and the inefficiency of state institutions, disenchantment with politics has also spread in Brazil. On the other hand, awareness of… Read More »

Domestic Politics in Brazil

Presidency At the end of 2018, the majority of eligible voters elected Jair Bolsonaro as President of the Republic. Bolsonaro, who until then had been an insignificant member of the Bundestag and without any notable success in the National Congress, became, after being circulated through various parties, the ultimate representative of an insignificant party (PSL).… Read More »

Brazil Foreign Policy

Important issues of Brazilian foreign policy in the Latin American context are economic integration within the framework of Mercosur, which originally went back to a gradual rapprochement between Brazil and Argentina since 1985 and was launched in 1995 with the involvement of the neighboring countries Paraguay and Uruguay. Bolivia, Chile, Peru Ecuador, Colombia Guyana and… Read More »

Brazil Macrosocial Structure

Regional cultures The northern region is formed by the states of Amazonas, Pará, Acre, Rondônia, Roraima, Amapá and Tocantins and is mostly in the Amazon basin. The two main cities of the Amazon are Manaus (capital of the Amazonas state) and Belém (capital of Parás). Numerous rivers irrigate this area, which is considered to be… Read More »

Brazil Economic Policy

Fishing industry In the 1990’s there was a major change of course in Brazilian economic policy. It stood in the context of a reorientation of political and social development ideas that took place in several Latin American countries. With the privatization of state-owned companies, the opening up to the world market and the dismantling of… Read More »

Brazil Economy & Development

Brazil Economy Estimated GDP: 2.056 billion US $ (2018, TWBank) Per capita income (purchasing power parity): 8,580 US $ (2018, TWBank) Human Development Rank (HDI): Rank 79 – 44.9 (2019) UNO Proportion of poverty (less than US $ 1.90 per day): 6.5% (2018, IBGE) Distribution of income (Gini coefficient): 53.90 (2020) Economic transformation: Rank 28… Read More »

German Organizations in Brazil

Numerous German institutions are represented in Brazil: the German Embassy in Brasília and the consulates in Porto Alegre, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Recife; the Goethe-Instituts in Brasilia, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba and Porto Alegre, which are responsible for teaching the German language and providing information on current aspects of cultural,… Read More »

Brazil Society

Brazil Society Alphabetized adults: 93.4% (2019, IBGE) Major religions: Catholic 54%, Evangelical 24%, Other 22% Urban population: 86.8% (2019, IBGE) Life expectancy (female / male): 79.9 / 72.8 years (2019, IBGE) Gender Inequality Index (GII): Rank 89 (2018) Number of births: 1.77 children / woman (2019, IBGE) Population growth rate: 0.71% (2018, IBGE) Ethnic groups:… Read More »

Brazil Education and Religion

Education Education and training The Brazilian education system has three levels. School attendance is compulsory for the elementary school (Ensino Fundamental), which comprises 8 school years. After that there is a three-year secondary school (Ensino Médio) as the second level, which is a prerequisite for admission to the university. Admission to a university takes place… Read More »

TV and Film Production in Brazil

Television production has long since become one of the most important drivers of the Brazilian cultural industry. Television is indisputably the most important information and entertainment medium in Brazil. The media giant Rede Globo has dominated the entertainment industry for decades. The Brazilian telenovelas have meanwhile become an export hit. Due to the extraordinary popularity… Read More »

Brazil Culture

Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858) Cultural identities The Brazilian company is originally a fusion of three major ethnic groups: the natives, Portuguese and Africans, who were brought to Brazil as slaves from around 1538 to 1850. In the 19th century, with the immigration of Europeans, especially to south and south-east Brazil, a culturally diverse society emerged.… Read More »

Brazil Everyday Life

Currency: Real (R $) Exchange rate: https://wechselkurse-euro.de/kurse/BRL-real-brasil Time zone: UTC-4 (Brasília) region / consider daylight saving time Country code (phone): 0055 / (+55) Climate (for capital): tropical International Airport (IATA): GRU-São Paulo; GIG- Rio de Janeiro; BSB- Brasília Practical advice Albert Eckhout (1610-1665), Brazilian fruits Entry and residence Tourists and work stays As a Western… Read More »

Travelling to Brazil

Travel, transportation and traffic Rio de Janeiro For several years now there have been efforts in Brazil to guide mass tourism, which is often environmentally damaging, into ecologically compatible and at the same time development-promoting channels. In all regions of Brazil, ecotourism development poles are being created in cooperation with the public sector, business and… Read More »

Brazil Overview

The Federative Republic of Brazil covers 47.3% of the area of the South American subcontinent and it is the fifth largest country in the world. Within Brazil, the distances are of continental proportions and its Atlantic coast is approximately 7400 km. Brazil Overview Official name: The Federal Republic of Brazil Area: 8,514,877 km² Residents: 212.2… Read More »

GMAT Test Centers in Brazil

GMAT Testing Locations We have found 7 GMAT test centres in Brazil. For specific test dates of 2019, please refer to the end of this page. #1. ENERGY TELECOM Rua Canuto de Aguiar, 1183 Meireles Fortaleza Ceará 60160-120 Brazil Phone: 55-85-3533-5800 Test Center Information Rua Canuto de Aguiar, 1183 – Meireles – Fortaleza/CE – Brasil CEP:… Read More »

TOEFL Test Centers in Brazil

The TOEFL iBT test is offered in this location. The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice. To find the most up-to-date list of available test centers (including addresses), dates and times, click the button… Read More »