“Study in Brazil” is a program of the Inbound Department of BELTA (“Associação Brasileira de Organizadores de Viagens Educacionais e Culturais”/Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association), created to promote and boost Brazilian education among foreign students and international exchange companies. With EMBRATUR’s (“Instituto Brasileiro de Turismo”/Brazilian Tourist Board) support, it takes many actions to promote the country abroad, with the purpose of establishing Brazil as one of the main educational destinations worldwide.
Study in Brazil is also responsible for choosing and gathering institutions that offer High School and higher education courses, Portuguese classes, both short- and long-term academic studies and programs combined with tourism, sports, internships, voluntary work, etc.
Nowadays, Study in Brazil counts on 6 associated companies, from student exchange agencies to Portuguese language schools.
Founded 23 years ago, Belta–Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association, abbreviation for Associação Brasileira de Organizadores de Viagens Educacionais e Culturais, gathers and attests the main Brazilian exchange agencies through Belta’s Quality Seal and invests in the enhancement of the international education segment and in the reliability of the exchange programs of the associated agencies.
Currently, there are 600 agencies with the Belta seal around the country, which represents 90% of the national market for this kind of service. It also comprises international associated agencies, which, are mostly higher education institutions, service providers and international organizations & associations.