Portugal, Santarém

Portuguese Language and Culture + choice module

when 20 July 2015 - 29 July 2015
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 650

The IPSantarém Summer Course includes 2 modules:

1. Portuguese language and culture (30 hours);

2. One of the following four modules (15 hours each):
a) Health and Food
b) Viticulture and Animal Production
c) Fitness and Outdoor Sports
d) Entrepreneurship

The Portuguese language and culture module has been designed as a preparation for those who want to proceed their studies in Portugal (e.g. «Erasmus +» semester) or just learn a new language.
In addition to the studies, participants of IPSantarém Summer Course will benefit from several cultural and social activities, that include city tours, trips to the beach, etc.

This will be an exciting opportunity to learn and meet new friends, on the sunniest country in Europe. In 10 days, you'll be able to discover Portugal’s central region, defined by CNN last week as a «largely undiscovered array of treasures»: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/09/travel/travel-central-portugal/index.html?hpt=travel_hp_herobox

The course will take place in Santarém and Rio Maior, and its program is a great blend of language learning, specific skills development, interaction with teachers and international students, great trips and fun!

Application procedure shall be made at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mcKBMVUKkkqvFJE_u49y9LMrqn5jGFVqhck-OOmO9bU/viewform?c=0&w=1

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Course leader

Nuno Jorge, PhD

Target group

Beginners. No previous knowledge of Portuguese required.

Course aim

Teach the basics of Portuguese language, in 30 hours.
Develop skills in a different area (from Health and Food, to Viticulture and Animal Production, from Fitness and Outdoor Sports to Entrepreneurship), in 15 hours.
Contribute to develop social skills and intercultural awareness.

Credits info

Every student will get 3 ECTS upon approval on the course, that may be added to his/her learning agreement.

Fee info

EUR 650: This fee includes all the course activities and materials, accommodation and all meals at the IPSantarém facilities. It is definitely a great price for so much fun!

Application deadline: 17th May 2015.
EUR 40: Administrative application procedures.