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Professor Semida Silveira from KTH, launch book targeted for Brazilian students and young researchers.

In a globalized world, international experience is an essential condition for a long-rage career. The opportunity of studding abroad and living a new cultural context can change your life experience, career and development. “Pelo mundo afora” approaches exactly this subject. The work was recently launched in Brazil by Professor Semida Silveira from KTH Royal Institute of Technology ( and supported by CISB. The book is based on her experience and contact she has had with students from all over the world. It was written in Portuguese, specifically targeted for Brazilian students and young researcher, and it has a preface by Professor Evaldo Vilela, FAPEMIG president.

The “Pelo mundo afora” focus is the personal and professional achievement of those who are look for an international career. The author shows that this search can be seen in a cultural, social and institutional context, which increases its impact. As a result, the experience becomes a landmark in the professional and also personal development.

This book is a guide for young students and researchers who are ready to go out around the world searching the excellence. The book will help many young Brazilian professionals develop a new step in their career, what will certainly impact the country.

Visit the “Pelo mundo afora” page on Facebook and give your advice:

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