Portugal

Portugal, the oldest country in Europe, is located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula lying between Spain and the Atlantic Ocean. Despite its relatively small size, the country boasts a great diversity of geographical features, from golden plains to mountainous zones. Portuguese presence around the world, through the discoveries, is still visible around the world and this is the reason why Portuguese is one of the most spoken languages worldwide. A member of the European Union (EU) since 1986, Portugal is a nation in full development that has always kept its best treasure – its ability to welcome people. This makes the country an attractive and safe place to live and visit. Learn more…

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Language

Portuguese is Neo-Latin language and therefore more accessible to Spanish, Italian and French speakers. Our students will have 2 semesters of Portuguese during Year Zero in order to master spoken Portuguese.

Religion

Portugal is a Roman Catholic country by a large majority (98%) and has its roots in the Christian Culture.

Food

Despite being an Atlantic country, Portuguese Cuisine has many influences… We provide a traditional style cuisine with the fresh and timeless flavors of Mediterranean food. Learn more…

Climate

Portugal is one of the warmest European countries with an average temperature of 15°C (55°F). It boasts an incredible light and long days, even during winter. Learn more…

Contact

The first and most important contact is the Registration Office. Should you feel the need to get in touch with us please go to our Contact Page.

Student's Resident Visa

In order to enter the country and stay for 4 years, students need to obtain a resident’s visa issued by the Portuguese Diplomatic Services. Learn more…

Dress Code

Smart casual is the basic dress code within campus and for attending classes at the universities. Learn more…

Academic Degrees

Since the Bologna Process all European Union countries ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher education qualifications, and Portugal is not an exception. Learn more…

Age

Students must be 18 years old or more upon arrival in Portugal.

Health Insurance

Without Health Insurance you will not be able to obtain the Student’s Resident Visa. Learn more…

Studies Certificate

In order to be accepted you must present a certificate of your completed upper secondary education. Learn more…

Vaccines

Some vaccines are mandatory within European Union. Please check with your local health authorities. Learn more…