Portugal is one of the most popular destinations for students

Portugal is one of the most popular destinations for students going to an Erasmus exchange program, and for international students in general, Portugal is a fascinating country with a very interesting quality of education.


In Portugal you can find some of the famous and well classified European universities

Portugal has one of the oldest universities in the world, dated 1290. It is the University of Coimbra and is known for having some of the best academic programs in the world in fields such as law, sociology and philosophy.
In addition to the University of Coimbra, other Portuguese universities present in the world university ranking are:

• University of Aveiro

• University of Coimbra

• University of Lisbon

• University of Porto

• University of Minho

• Catholic Portuguese University

• NOVA University of Lisbon

• ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon


University of Coimbra and the University of Porto have the largest number of international and all Portuguese universities have extensive and well developed services, especially dedicated to foreign students. This is one of the reasons why so many internationals come to study in Portugal.


Portugal is still a cheap country compared to other Western European countries

On average, for English degrees, fees at Portuguese public universities range between 950 and 1,250 euros / year. For the doctorate degrees, the fees may exceed 2,000 euros per year; Find detailed information about university enrollments in Portugal.
When it comes to their monthly living costs, students usually spend around 700 – 800 euros, and in small student cities, you can manage quite a lot with 550 – 600 euros.
Check out the cost of living and student life in Lisbon and Oporto, the most popular university cities in Portugal.