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Best language schools in Portugal (ranked based on student reviews)

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#1 Lisbon
reviews: 353|
schools: 5
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#2 Porto
reviews: 149|
schools: 3
Top Destinations: Porto (city thumbnail)
#3 Faro
reviews: 81|
schools: 1
Top Destinations: Faro (city thumbnail)
Intensive Group Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 9
FREE cancellation
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556€ 529€
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inlingua Porto, PortoFavorites heart icon

The school is located in the centre of Porto and is about 50 meters from the town hall. More

Mini-Group Intensive - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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625€ 596€
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Fast Forward Institute, PortoFavorites heart icon

Fast Forward Institute is located in the extraordinary city of Porto. The school is housed in the city centre, in the... More

Group Intensive - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
FREE cancellation
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610€ 582€
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Oficina de Portugues, PortoFavorites heart icon

Oficina de Portugues

Among the Top 20% most popular Portuguese schools in Portugal in the last 12 months
City Centre

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.011 reviews
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The school is located right in the centre of Porto. It is near Metro stations and the Sao Bento train station. Students... More

Standard Portuguese Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
560€ 534€
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CIAL Centro de Linguas, FaroFavorites heart icon
School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

The school is located in the heart of Faro, close to the waterfront and shopping district, near the town market. There... More

Standard Course - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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570€ 542€
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CIAL Centro de Linguas, LisbonFavorites heart icon

CIAL Centro de Linguas


Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0299 reviews
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School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

The school has 18 classrooms spread out over two different buildings in the central neighbourhood of Saldanha/Picoas.... More

Standard Course - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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570€ 542€
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Worldpuzzle Portuguese School, LisbonFavorites heart icon
Covid-19 Status:
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The Worldpuzzle School is located in the centre of old town. Cais de Sodre and Chiado are directly in front of the... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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590€ 561€
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, LisbonFavorites heart icon
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
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2420€ 2299€
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Lusa Language School

Cais do Sodré
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Located in Cais do Sodré, in the centre of the city. The area is easy to reach from all parts of the city, with a... More

Intensive Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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541€ 514€
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Key Facts about Portugal

Located in the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal offers sun-kissed beaches and amazing cliffs, a surfer´s paradise. The capital, Lisbon, with its medieval atmosphere and its narrow lanes, inspired artists such as Fernando Pessoa. Lisbon was also the place where Vasco de Gama's journeys began. In the northern part of the country there is Porto, the second largest city, famous for the its wine, called Vinho do Porto in the local language.

Population: 10,676,000

Capital: Lisbon

Time zone: GMT +1

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1848 USD)

Telephone country code: +351


  • Catholicism  81%
  • Protestantism  3%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  15%
  • Other religions: Islam, Judaism  1%

Portugal quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 (583 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in Portugal:

  • 1. Lisbon: 520,000
  • 2. Porto: 250,000
  • 3. Amadora: 180,000
  • 4. Braga: 120,000
  • 5. Setubal: 115,000

Largest international airport in Portugal:

Lisboa / Portela (LIS): 22.449.289 Passengers/Year; 2 Terminals; 7 km. from Lisbon city center

universities: 97 (rankings of universities in Portugal)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Portugal average):3.86 € (20% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Portugal

  • Portuguese Connection has received the best overall rating in Lisbon.
  • inlingua Porto, located in R. Sá da Bandeira, 605 - 1º Esq., Porto has been voted as the school with the best location in Portugal.
  • Portuguese Connection was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Faro Student House' at CIAL Centro de Linguas is the best rated accommodation in Portugal.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Portugal electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F.
  • In Portugal there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Portuguese & Surf, Portuguese & Oenology.
  • 529€ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Portuguese course in Portugal. The average cost of a language course in Portugal is 348€ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Portuguese Connection as the best.

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