Facens Language Institute was founded in 2019. Currently, are offered courses in 7 languages: english, spanish, german, italian, japanese, mandarin and portuguese for foreigners.

Our Portuguese Course for Foreigners is open to all foreigners in Sorocaba and the region, and for partner institutions and affiliated international networks interested in learning the Portuguese with promotional value.
– Intensive course (20h – 20 weeks)
– Regular courses (40h – 20 weeks)

For further information, contact us: 
Phone: +55 15 3238.1188   Ramal/ext 265


Cultural Center Brazil United States (CCBEU) 

Is officially recognized and certified by the American Embassy as an American Space in Brazilian soil.
In order to share knowledge and experiences, the CCBEU is part of the coalition of the Binational Centers (BNCs) and maintains direct relationship with the Fullbright Commission.
Through this partnership, the following opportunities are made available:

• English, Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese and Portuguese courses for foreigners with 60% discount;

• E-library USA virtual library: online platform that has a collection of 40 million titles among books, magazines, academic journals, etc;

• Free online mini-courses (Massive Online Open Courses – MOOCs) on various topics such as English for Career, English for STEM, English for Business, English for Social Media, among others, with the issuing of certificates with the seal of the United States Embassy.

Confucius Institute of FAAP (IC FAAP)

Its mission is to promote the Chinese language and culture, with emphasis on business. Business seminars and cultural and artistic activities are also offered in order to improve  mutual knowledge between China and Brazil.
This partnership provides the following opportunities:

• Mandarin courses: writing (ideograms), reading, speaking and understanding, as well as contributing to the intercultural development of the student;

• Chinese for Business: aims to develop writing, listening comprehension, oral production and reading of Chinese through corporate world situations in a multicultural context;

• COIL Brazil-China Virtual Exchange: awarding of scholarships in the promotion of collaborative online learning, aiming at intercultural contact and the exchange of ideas between students of Chinese higher education institutions with those of Facens;

• Offer of cultural activities on campus: exhibitions, workshops, lectures, among other activities throughout the year.

Japan Foundation 

Institution linked to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and created in order to promote cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.
This partnership provides the following opportunities:

• Access to online courses and content to help you learn Japanese;

• Offer of cultural activities on campus: exhibitions, workshops, lectures, among other activities throughout the year.