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Academic Courses: HUM Language of Instruction: English
Extra-Curricular Activities: Volunteering Housing: Dormitory, Host Family
Program Length: Academic Year, Semester Program Type: Study Abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Class Status: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

CIEE in Portugal: Lisbon - Language and Culture

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY  |  COURSE INFORMATION  |  HOUSING INFORMATION  |  COSTS |  STUDENT LIFE  | APPLICATION PROCESS  |  STAFF CONTACT



CIEE-LibsonAT A GLANCE/LOCATION

The western tip of Europe is steeped in ancient history, creating an incredibly rich base to launch your exploration of Portuguese culture and history. In panoramic Lisbon, you’ll find six levels of Portuguese language instruction and a wealth of other academic options provide intellectual challenge, while excursions to regional highlights and downtime with peers keep you learning off campus, too.  

Older than London, Paris, and Rome, the hilly seaport of Lisbon has always been a major European political, economic, and cultural center. The capitol city is full of intriguing contrasts, witness tiny shops with fading facades versus mega malls, and narrow, cobble-stoned streets versus wide-open vistas. With a generous attitude towards foreigners, a holiday vibe, and a mild climate, it’s a welcoming place with plenty to explore.

Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility

An overall GPA of 2.50 is required to be considered for this program. 
PROGRAM TERM 

FALL SEMESTER: Early September  – Mid-December
SPRING SEMESTER: Late January – Mid-May
ACADEMIC YEAR: Early September  – Mid-May
AREAS OF STUDY 
 
  • Art History
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

COURSE INFORMATION 

Click here to find the list of available courses. 
 
Photo of EuropeHOUSING INFORMATION 

Homestays (host families provide two meals a day)
Residence hall (meals not included)
 

COSTS

1. Administrative Fee: $150


2. Belmont Tuition:

Student will first pay Belmont tuition and then be charged a Program Fee for the difference in total provider program cost and what has already been paid for Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition.


3. Airfare  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare. 

4. Other 
 
STUDENT LIFE
 
  • Visit stunning medieval walled towns, Óbidos and Sintra.
  • See the city of Porto like tourists rarely do, by attending a concert at Casa da Musica, touring the gardens of Serralves, visiting neighboring Gaia, linked by many bridges.
  • Explore a Romanesque cathedral and gilded Baroque altarpieces during a tour of Évora, a historical center surrounded by 16th-century walls.
  • Get into campus life by joining a student association, drama group, or sports team.
  • Take advantage of Lisbon’s vibrant theatre and historic opera house, plus concert venues, galleries, and a dynamic cinemathèque.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
  • Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 31 
How to Apply

1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.

This program has a two-step application process:
 
Step 1) Belmont’s Study Abroad Office application, which requires:
  • Passport photocopy
  • Online questionnaires
  • Signature documents 
Step 2) The Provider application, to be completed SIMULTANEOUSLY with Step 1:
  • You must submit the provider application and all requested documents directly to the provider by the Belmont Abroad Office deadline, regardless of the deadlines set by the provider organization.
  • Instructions for completing the provider application will be provided on your Belmont Abroad Office application. You should contact the provider directly if you have further questions about the application.
  • Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted both the Belmont application and the provider application. 

STAFF CONTACT

Jasmine Marecle

Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
jasmine.marecle@belmont.edu

 Lisbon
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Lisbon, Portugal

Without a doubt, Lisbon is a happening place to study abroad. Each year, the beautiful capital city hosts numerous international events, including the world's biggest music festival, Rock in Rio-Lisboa. There's always something to do while exploring and enhancing your understanding of Portuguese society and culture. You'll enroll in a variety of courses in both English and Portuguese, stay with a local family, volunteer, and go on exciting excursions in and around multicultural Lisbon – all with CIEE.

Study abroad in Lisbon and you'll:

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  • Take courses in English at a Portuguese university with the opportunity to choose from a wide range of direct enrollment courses if your Portuguese language skills are up to it
  • Become familiar with Portuguese history, culture, and current affairs through cultural and social activities and weekend excursions
  • Live in a city with a rich multi-cultural history that is also a privileged gateway to other European and North African countries

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 09/01/2019 12/14/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.