going to brazil (minas gerais)

Brazil is the largest country in South America and the 6th largest country in the world. Brazil has a lot to offer, here are some highlights; the waterfalls of Foz do Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, bustling city with the world-famous Copacabana, the Amazon region, Olinda and Recife, with Dutch influences and of course the world's best beaches in Natal and João Pessoa. Wherever you are, the Brazilian population is nice, hospitable, friendly and enthusiastic. When you want to gain international experience, Brazil is an excellent choice

Brazilian partners

 

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Federal University of Vicosa (UFV)
Federal University of São Jão Del-Rei (UFSJ)

Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP)

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC Minas)

FACTS AND FIGURES

- UFMG is the 10th best university in Latin America (QS World University Rankings);
- UFMG is the second best university in Brazil (QS World University Rankings);
- UFV remains among the best universities in the world in             agricultural and forestry sciences (QS World University Rankings);
- PUC Minas is nominated as the best private university in the country by II Best Universities Award 2006.

Student life, housing, supervision by Brazilian partner university and internship experience was considered as excellent by Living Lab students. 95% of these students recommend an internship in Brazil to other students. Their final grade is 7.5.


APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP OR GRADUATION INTERNSHIP PROJECT

Living Lab Biobased Brazil offers for free a number of biobased internships and biobased graduation internship projects. These projects take place at partner institutions, such as universities and companies. The Living Lab mediated not only between the student and the project, but also for living accommodations. Like any other international project, a project via the Living Lab requires also a number of additional steps, besides the regular steps you from study. All the services of the Living Lab are free. The steps are as follows:

 

54

Students went to Brazil since February 2015 (20 wks)

95%

Of the students who went to Brazil recommend an internship in Brazil to other students.

7.5/10

General score by students for their time in Brazil.


REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE

To participate in the Living Lab project Biobased Brazil you must meet several requirements:

 

1.     You are undergraduate (BSc) student at Avans, HZ, HAS, VHL, NHL, The Hague, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences or Maastricht University;

2.   Your passport is valid at least 6 months beyond planned date of departure from the Netherlands or Schengen area;

3.   Apply for an internship project in Brazil via the application form below; DEADLINE: 01/03 or 01/10

4.   Living Lab Biobased Brazil will send your application to the partner in Brazil;

5.   Match between student and assignment;

6.   Interview with partner;

7.   Enrollment to Brazilian university via Living Lab Biobased Brazil; DEADLINE: 25/03 or 23/10

8.   Apply for a student exchange visa (no internship visa) for Brazil; Link

9.   Fill in this link when your visa is accepted:  Link

10. Sign student contribution contract after you are accepted. This contract will be send by Living Lab Biobased Brazil;

11. Start your internship at 01/03 or 01/09.

Before you apply for a study program or internship project via Living Lab Biobased Brazil, make sure you have informed yourself about our rules and regulations.

BRAZILIAN ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE PER UNIVERSITY

Click on the logo per university for more information. Before to contact an International Office of Brazilian partner universities, please contact Mr. Erik Lammers. It could be that this information is different than the information mentioned in the student guide below.

 

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT AN BRAZILIAN INTERNATIONAL OFFICE BY YOURSELF!

 

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BRAZILIAN VISA PROCEDURE

The student have to apply for a visa at the Brazilian government with the acceptance letter of a Brazilian university. Living Lab Biobased Brazil is responsible for the application of and receivement of this letter. Living Lab Biobased Brazil nor Avans, HZ, HAS, VHL/NHL, the Hague or Zuyd University of Applied Sciences are responsible for the visa application, procedure or etc. 

 

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CURRENT INTERNSHIPS AND GRADUATION PROJECTS

Please find below the available projects in Brazil for the period 01/02/2019 till 01/07/2019. These projects will be open for application until 01/03/2018.

Life cycle assessment (LCA) of different oxidation processes applied on the treatment of water and wastewater.

Environmental Engineering

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Improvement of collecting, separating and re-using either demolition, electronic waste or organic waste.

Environmental Engineering

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47 - Waste management Belo Horizonte.pdf
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Removal of strontium by precipitation with carbon dioxide.

Environmental Engineering

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42 - Removal of strontium by precipitati
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Improvement and study of biopolyurethane coatings based on Macauba.

Chemistry

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53 - UFMG - Improvement and study of bio
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Simulation and economic evaluation of levulinic acid production from biomass.

Chemical Engineering

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52 - UFV- Simulation and economic evalua
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Extraction and quantification of bioactive compounds from fruits.

Food Engineering

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54 - UFV - Extraction and quantification
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Chemical and enzymatic treatment of lignocellulosic residues for the production of bio-products of industrial by interest by fermentation processes.

Industrial Microbiology, Chemical, Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering

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51 - UFSJ- Chemical and enzymatic treatm
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Quantum dots solar cells.

Chemical Engineering

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49 - UFSJ- Quantum dots solar cells.pdf
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Biomass use for obtaining carboxylic acid.

Chemistry

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50 - UFSJ- Biomass use for obtaining car
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Anaerobic digestion of residues/effluents for energy and added value products recovery.

Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Applied/Industrial Chemistry

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55 - UFOP - Anaerobic digestion of resid
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Preparation and functionalization of pectin hydrogel for removal of arsenic and inorganic contaminants from drinking water.

Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental engineering, Pharmacy

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56 - UFOP - Preparation and functionaliz
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Restoration of forests using animals as ecological tools to improve process of colonization and ecological succession.

Biological Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Ecology

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57 - UFOP - Restoration of forests using
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Previous projects in Brazil

Since 2015, Living Lab Biobased Brazil offers projects to students from different Universities of Applied Sciences. If you do not find a suitable project in the above list, take a look at the previously completed projects. We can contact the Brazilian universities for new projects. We can only do this one month before the deadline.

 

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APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP OR GRADUATION INTERNSHIP PROJECT

To apply for a project or multiple projects, you need to complete the survey. Applications outside this survey will be not processed. Keep in mind the application deadlines. We need to receive your application before 01/03 or 01/10. If you do not meet the given deadlines we cannot offer you any guarantees.