Algarve, Ponta de Sagres

Portuguese as a Foreign Language - Summer Course

Open Courses
Language of Teaching
Faculty / School
Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais
Area of Studies
Arts, Communication and Heritage
The Open Summer Course of Portuguese as a Foreign Language offers classes in Portuguese Language and modules on Cinema, Music, Literature and Portuguese Culture. It also includes guided tours and other cultural activities, which aim to provide students with the opportunity to get to know aspects of Portuguese culture, in particular of the Algarve region.

Common Reference Levels

A1: For absolute beginners
A2: For students with previous basic knowledge of the Portuguese language

Other levels (B1/B2 and C1/C2) will depend on the number of applicants.

A detailed programme will be made known at the beginning of classes. Most school outings are free of charge. However, an additional payment may be required.

Operating Mode

The course will begin on July 2024.

Portuguese language classes take place from Monday to Thursday, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

The course syllabus includes guided tours and other cultural activities, aiming to allow students to get acquainted with some aspects of Portuguese culture, and, in particular of the Algarve. Cultural activities (as well as the modules) are usually held in the afternoon.

Tuition and Fees 2022/2023 

  • 20 Euros (application fee); paid on application
  • 450 Euros (tuition fee) to be paid until 1st July
  • 470 Euros (application + tuition fee)

IBAN available here.

When paying by bank transfer, please remember that the application/tuition fee does not include bank taxes.

Please enclose a copy of your payment.

All applicants who need a visa to enter Portugal to attend the course are advised to pay the tuition fee only after obtaining the said visa.

The applications are made through an online form, which is available under the tab "Admissions".