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Study, Research and Be Happy in Portugal

Have a Taste of Portugal

In Portugal you will find the right environment to excel and exceed your expectations. Get inspired by the stories of people who chose Portugal to study and to do research.


Why Portugal

You will be inspired by the quality of our higher education institutions and top research organisations.

105 Higher Education Institutions, about 4787 courses, and around 397 000 students;

307 R&D Units in all domains of knowledge awarded 525 Million euros from Horizon 2020;

Portugal was considered the World Leading Destination in 2017, 2018 and 2019;

It is sunny 70% of the time!

Our lifestyle and culture are additional reasons for choosing to Study&Research in Portugal.

Portuguese Language

261 million people speak Portuguese worldwide

4th most spoken language worldwide 

Official language in: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, and São Tomé and Príncipe.

Portugal has a multicultural environment and many programmes are taught in English, but you will find a unique opportunity to learn one of the most relevant languages in the world.

As a plus, fluency in Portuguese will help you embrace our culture and lifestyle. 

Science & Society

The engagement of Citizens in Science and Technology is not only a basic right but corresponds to a fundamental need of society to improve the quality of democracy and of decison-making processes.

Facts and Figures

Study & Research: Portugal in Numbers


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