Our History

“I would like to learn Portuguese…”

 ILC Brasil - Portuguese Language Institute History

“What do you recommend?”

In the 20 years living and working abroad, the founders of ILC Brasil heard this question multiple times from people of various nationalities, they were never truly convinced of the answers at hand. Such recommendations were hard to make as there was no clear reference of high quality programs outside academia. Moreover, in their research, many anecdotal references were collected in which the learner indicated a certain level of frustration with the available learning methods; though all of them carried a great joy in learning how to communicate in Portuguese and getting closer to Brazil and its culture.

Facing this scenario, ILC Brasil was founded with the mission to create and offer a Portuguese language program that has the same level of quality as the best neo-latin language institutes of the world.

Opened in 2014, the “Instituto de Língua e Cultura Brasileira ILC Brasil” is more than a Brazilian Portuguese language institute. Beyond striving to offer the best learning experience, we act as a research center: putting together academic research, new technologies and innovative teaching techniques to the service of the language of Camões as it is spoken in Brazil.






ILC Brasil - News

The Celpe-Bras 2018.1 calendar was just …

If you are going to take the next edition of the Celpe-Bras proficiency exam, be ready! The exam registrations will happen between April 2nd and 13th. The written tests will...

21-03-2018 Hits:2824 News ILC Brasil

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Newsletter December/2017

January Immersion for Beginners - Experiência Carioca - Register today! If you want to accelerate your first steps in the Portuguese language and learn more about Rio's culture, take the super-intensive...

11-12-2017 Hits:1224 News ILC Brasil

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ILC Brasil Newsletter September 2017

Celpe-Bras 2017.2 Online Prep Courses - Last weeks! If you have registered to take the Celpe-Bras examination this October, there is still time to get ready and do a great exam...

05-09-2017 Hits:1243 News ILC Brasil

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OAS Opens Their 2017 Selection for Gradu…

The Organization of American States (OAS) announced this last week their Brazilian scholarship program. There are 670 scholarships available for graduate and doctorate studies in Brazilian Universities, and are available...

08-08-2017 Hits:1232 News ILC Brasil

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