Floripa, as it is affectionately called by locals, showcases over 42 beaches, rolling mountains, Atlantic rainforest, soft white sand dunes, and an array of offshore islands. As a complement to its natural beauty, this popular city has been named one of the best places to live and do business in Brazil. Florianópolis is a unique destination where past, present, and future coexist harmoniously, making it an active and dynamic city environment for you to study abroad in.
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What Our Students are Saying
"Florianopolis is the place to go for a cultural experience."
Greta S.University of Colorado - Boulder
"I learned so much from this experience from education to living in a different country. It was an extremely rewarding experience."
Chelsea B.University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
"ISA will allow you to experience new and exciting things while abroad. For those who would like a change of pace from the American way of education; study abroad! It will impact you and allow you the opportunity of self-growth that you may not find if you choose not to study abroad."
Cristian S.Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
"ISA offered a perfect amount of activities, excursions, and free time in a different country. There was a little bit of everything you could have wanted all wrapped up into one perfect learning abroad experience."
Jessica V.University of Utah
"Overall, I am extremely happy to have chosen ISA and come to Brazil! If you have even the slightest inkling "of a desire to study abroad, just do it, because it'll be worth it! If you come during the summer, stay with a host family so you make at least one connection while you're here, but if you can you should totally go for a semester or academic year!"
Joseph R.University of Minnesota - Twin Cities