Skip to main content
cursos linguas

Foreign Languages Courses

The Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) offers various foreign languages courses, ​​as well as Portuguese Language Courses for foreigners.

The focus on integration and promotion of cultural diversity is an important aspect of the education at ULisboa. That is why language courses are structured to promote learning that includes a cultural dimension. Contact your School for more information about the courses and the study environment.

Portuguese Language

Portuguese is the 6th most spoken language in the world, the 3rd European language of global expression and the 1st language of the Southern hemisphere. It is spoken by 250 million people (3.7% of world population) in 8 countries where it has the status of an official language. It is the most spoken language in the Southern hemisphere with a total of 217,341 million speakers.

It is the 6th most used language in the business world (Bloomberg ranking) and has a web presence of about 82 million users.
It is the 3rd most spoken language on Facebook and the 4th on Twitter.