Study Abroad in Portugal
API offers students a wonderful opportunity to experience the Portuguese culture and way of life through study in Lisbon. Most courses are taught in English, though Portuguese language courses are available at all levels for academic credit. Students will select from an international business or humanities track, and take courses from UMass Dartmouth faculty, as well as from prestigious local universities including The University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE) and the New University of Lisbon (Nova). Classes are comprised of other foreign and American students. Come study abroad in Portugal with API!
Bem-vindo a Portugal
With a spectacular Atlantic coastline, Portugal sits on the sunny southwest corner of Europe, but this tiny nation – a pioneer in maritime exploration — occupies a central place in world history. Portugal has been a crossroads of cultures for three thousand years – a fact reflected in the national language, food, music, and arts. Lisbon has exceptional nightlife, award-winning beaches, great cuisine, and is ranked as one of the most affordable and safest of European destinations. Whether you’re into music, futebol (soccer), surfing, art museums, or history, you’ll find a warm welcome from the Portuguese, who are eager to share their unique culture with you!