Online Portuguese Course – Portuguese Universities/Camões Consortium

The Online Portuguese Course is back for its 4th edition. The Portuguese Language and Culture Institute, in addition to the summer course it usually organizes, will be participating in the Portuguese Universities/Camões consortium by ensuring the teaching of the C2 level.

Recipients: Speakers of Portuguese as a foreign language

Calendar: June 26 - July 21, 2023

Regime:  The online Portuguese course will take place in distance learning mode so that every student can participate, despite their location.

Course load: This level (C2) will have a total load of 70 hours, organized in synchronous and asynchronous sessions:

- 32 synchronous hours
- 38 asynchronous hours

Modules and workload

Module 1 – Portuguese Language

40 hours (20h synchronous and 20h asynchronous)
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 2 pm to 3:40 pm*

Module 2 – Portuguese Culture – Photography

15 hours (6h synchronous and 9h asynchronous)
Wednesday, from 2 pm to 3.30 pm*

Module 3 – Portuguese Culture – Fashion

15 hours (6h synchronous and 9h asynchronous)
Friday, from 2 pm to 3.30 pm*

* Lisbon time zone

Technical requirements: Students must have a personal computer, with an operational camera and microphone, and Internet access compatible with distance learning.

Access conditions: Students will be chosen by taking a Diagnostic Test or by presenting a CAPLE certificate.

Registration: 5 - 21 May

Tuition fee: 300 euros

Students who successfully conclude the Online Portuguese course will be awarded 2 ECTS credits.

Students can apply for a scholarship from Instituto Camões. The scholarship value corresponds to the amount of the tuition fee.

More than two hundred students, from 43 countries on four continents, attended the first edition of the Online Portuguese Language and Culture Summer Course, back in 2020, which resulted from a consortium established between Camões, I.P., and five Portuguese higher education institutions. Numbers have been rising ever since.