Study abroad in Portugal

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Study in Portugal

Studying in Portugal is a unique opportunity if you want to live in a country with a cultural r ueza and excellent quality of life. In addition, the Portuguese educational system is very well organized and some of its universities are recognized all over the world.

  • Capital Lisbon
  • Most populated city Lisbon
  • Official language Portuguese
  • Form of government Parliamentary republic
  • currency Euro

Why Choose Portugal

  • Due to the geographical situation
  • Because of the immense cultural heritage
  • Some of its universities appear in the international rankings of excellence
  • It has a fantastic climate

Cost Of Living

The cost of living is not very high , but it is convenient to have some savings before arriving in the country. In general, the prices of goods are not higher than in the rest of Europe, they are even somewhat lower in terms of food and catering. Even so, you need at least € 400 a month to live in Lisbon. To get an idea of the cost of living, we must know that in 2016 the minimum Portuguese salary is € 530.

The reduced value added tax (VAT), applied on essential goods (for example, food), is 6%, the intermediate is 13% and the normal is 23%.

Portugal Universities

Apart from University of Coimbra, other Portuguese universities present in world university rankings are:

  • University of Aveiro
  • University of Coimbra
  • University of Lisbon
  • University of Porto
  • University of Minho
  • NOVA University of Lisbon
  • ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon

Education System

Undergraduate students
Apply online on the official Portuguese website dedicated to higher education studies. You can choose up to six universities/polytechnics and study programs you would like to apply for, in order of preference.

Graduate students

Apply on the website of your chosen universities. You may need to have your documents translated if requested by the institution you are applying for.

Requirements for study in Portugal
Students applying to undergraduate education in Portugal, the main prerequisite are a Secondary School Leaving Certificate. In addition, students pass an entrance examination. English ability requirement - A score of more than 5.5 in the IELTS test

Intake

In month of February and September