Portugal has long been most well known as a sun tourist hot spot. And although this is true, Portugal has far more to offer than wonderful beaches and great climate. Portugal is a country with a rich culture and a fascinating history, dating back to the 13th century. Today, the country of Portugal is an important member of the European Union, willing to prove its capabilities in more than just tourism & engineering . Higher education just happens to be one of them.
Education plays an important part in Portuguese history. The University of Coimbra, founded in 1290, was one of Europe’s first universities. 

ü      Portugal has one of the oldest universities in the world, from 1920 – University of Coimbra well renowned for Law, Sociology and Philosophy courses.

ü     The Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES) – Centre for Social Studies (Coimbra & Lisbon) is very respected and offers PhDs in many fields.

ü     Porto has a famous School of Architecture.

ü     Lisbon – is not only related to Social Sciences but also with Engineering.

ü     Portugal  is cheaper to study & live compared with other similar countries in Western Europe.