International Educator - July/August 2018 - 15

GLOBAL

spotlight

Brazil

Economic woes, corruption scandals, and general political and social upheaval have rocked Brazil in recent
years. In the midst of declining oil revenue, the Brazilian government has imposed a number of economic
restrictions, slashing funding for research and other education investments and initiatives across the board.
Despite these challenges, there are signs of improvement. In 2017, the Brazilian economy showed real GDP
growth for the first time in several years; the International Monetary Fund projects 2.3 percent GDP growth
in 2018. For international education in Brazil, the outlook is similarly encouraging: study abroad numbers are
stronger and the government is looking to reinvest in education.

32

Number of Brazilian universities featured in
the Emerging Economies University Rankings
2018, which evaluates universities based on 13
performance indicators.

94,875

Number of students enrolled at Universidade de
São Paulo, the country's largest university.

16.3%

Public spending on education,
as a percentage of total public
spending, the fourth highest
of any Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and
Development (OECD) country.

40%

Increase in the number of Brazilian students
studying abroad between 2015 and 2017.

$0

Cost of tuition at public universities, up to
the postgraduate level.

$90 million

Amount earmarked by the Brazilian Ministry of Education for the
Institutional Program for the Internationalization of Brazilian Higher
Education and Research Institutions (CAPES-PrInt), a program that
will distribute block grants to Brazilian higher education institutions
to support internationalization initiatives.

Sources and More Information:
"Brazil's Newest Attempt at Internationalization"
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Education at a Glance
bit.ly/2k7mBv5

Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018
bit.ly/2IwMF1d

"Brazil Marks a Second Year of Strong Growth"
bit.ly/2xauUPZ

"Study in Brazil | Top Universities"
bit.ly/2IT5iM8

OECD (2018), Public Spending on Education (indicator)
bit.ly/2Jx8dXD


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - July/August 2018

From the Desk of
In Brief
Global Spotlight: Brazil
Quick Questions
Feature: A Shock to the System
Feature: Something Old, Something New
Feature: Building on Strengths
Feature: Weathering the Storm
Education Abroad
International Student Affairs
International Enrollment
International Education Leadership
Forum
In Focus
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Cover1
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Cover2
International Educator - July/August 2018 - GF1
International Educator - July/August 2018 - GF2
International Educator - July/August 2018 - GF3
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - 7
International Educator - July/August 2018 - From the Desk of
International Educator - July/August 2018 - In Brief
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 10
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 11
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 12
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 13
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 14
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Global Spotlight: Brazil
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Quick Questions
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 17
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Feature: A Shock to the System
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - 20
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 21
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 22
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 23
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Feature: Something Old, Something New
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - Feature: Building on Strengths
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - 37
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Feature: Weathering the Storm
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - 40
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - 42
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 43
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Education Abroad
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International Educator - July/August 2018 - 46
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 47
International Educator - July/August 2018 - International Student Affairs
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 49
International Educator - July/August 2018 - International Enrollment
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 51
International Educator - July/August 2018 - International Education Leadership
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 53
International Educator - July/August 2018 - Forum
International Educator - July/August 2018 - 55
International Educator - July/August 2018 - In Focus
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