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  • Locations: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 1-6 Credit Hours, Between 6-12 Credit Hours Area of Study: Architecture, Art, Business (Economics), Business (General), Communication, English, European Studies, Geography, History, Humanities, International Relations, Journalism, Music, Other Language, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology
Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: English, Portuguese
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Dorm, Homestay
Program Description:

Summer Language + Culture

LISBON, PORTUGAL

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Program Overview

The western tip of Europe is steeped in ancient history, creating a rich base to launch a great summer. Come explore Portuguese culture and history. Expand your horizons with coursework and excursions, and make new friends and memories you'll always remember.

Unique Experiences

GET TO KNOW PORTUGUESE HISTORY

and culture with coursework taught in English.

STEP OUT OF THE CLASSROOM

and learn on the go at museums, monuments, festivals, and more.

EXPLORE BEYOND LISBON

with day- and weekend-adventures to noted towns rooted in medieval and coastal history.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Take advantage of Lisbon's vibrant theater and historic opera house, plus concert venues, galleries, a dynamic cinemathèque, and summer festivals.
  • Experience authentic Portuguese family life with a homestay.
  • See more of the country with a day-trip to Sintra, Mafra, or Óbidos, and a weekend in Évora, Porto, or Coimbra.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation – an introduction to Portuguese culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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