Study & Volunteer in Lisbon, Portugal

Location: Portugal: Lisbon

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Programs start every Monday

The National Registration Center for Study Abroad

PO Box 1393 Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States

Call Us

Phone: 414 278 0631

Fax: 414 271 8884


This program includes 15 hours of Group Portuguese classes each week. Maximum number of students per class is 8, with the average being 4 students. Groups are organized in a way that each will always consist of students possessing the same level of Portuguese.

The method is based on the 4 language skills: listening, grammar, oral and written comprehension. No English will be used in class.

Classes are 50 minutes in length. Students may enroll for as many weeks as desired. In order to make sufficient progress and gain the maximum benefit from the course, the following program duration ranges are recommended: Beginner (4-12 weeks), Intermediate (2-12 weeks) and advanced (2-12 weeks).

During the minimum 4 week Study + Volunteer program, the students will volunteer in the afternoon after their morning group Portuguese classes. The center will find projects in the preferred area of the students, such as:

* Working with Children
* Elderly People
* Community Centers
* Assisting at the Banco Alimentar.


1. Gain experience in foreign poverty and need first hand while helping others in severe need.

2. Greatly improve foreign language abilities.

3. Gain personal growth and confidence both nationally and internationally through service.

4. Combine travel, academics, and community service into one incredible life-changing experience.


U.S. citizens traveling on regular passports for tourism or business do not need a visa for a stay of 90 days or less. Those planning a longer visit must obtain a visa in advance.

Minimum age of 17 unless accompanied by an adult. Volunteer positions on a space available basis. These are unpaid positions and there is a limited number of positions every month.

  • Portuguese

Cost in US$:

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Cost Include Description:

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Education
  • Economic Development
  • Childcare & Children
  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Senior Citizens
  • Youth
Age Range
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel to Portugal


Application Process Involves
  • Written Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
3 business days
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
The National Registration Center for Study Abroad's Mission Statement

To improve international understanding through educational exchanges. NRCSA welcomes participants of all ages, nationalities, and occupations.

Year Founded