A Guide to Studying in Portugal

Portugal has one of the highest quality of life in the world, and studying here will be a very relaxing experience compared to similar destinations. You might like to book a Portuguese language course in Portugal to make the whole experience of living and studyiing easier.

Local people will be very friendly especially if you learn the local lingo and there is also so much you can do in your spare time. Most people apply to study at universities in Porto and Lisbon but there are also courses available to join throughout the country. View our guide to studying in Portugal which including information on popular destinations, featured study abroad programs, recommended universities, information about scholarships and helpful advice and reviews. 


Best Places to Study in Portugal

  • Lisbon
  • Porto
  • Coimbra
  • Algarve
  • Braga
  • Setúbal
  • Queluz
  • Funchal, Madeira


Best Universities in Portugal for International Students

  • University of Porto
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • University of Coimbra
  • University of Lisbon
  • Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics



Sometimes the cost of studying abroad can put people off, but there are lots of ways to keep on a budget including applying for scholarships. The following organsations offer schlorarships for people from the USA wanting to study in Portugal:

  • API 
  • CC-CS scholarship fund 


Help / Advice

If you need any help arranging a study abroad program in Portugal please get in touch. You might also like to view all of our Europe study abroad opportunities.


Portugal Study Abroad Reviews

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