Coimbra

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Study abroad for a semester in Coimbra!

Coimbra, a picturesque city nestled in central Portugal, beckons international students seeking a study abroad adventure. Its rich legacy, dynamic culture, and breathtaking scenic splendor make it a one-of-a-kind, delightful location to study and reside.

The historical richness of Coimbra is a major selling point. It boasts of several iconic landmarks, including the venerated University of Coimbra, one of Europe’s oldest academic institutions, and the 13th-century Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha. Festivals and events, such as the Festa das Latas, a celebration of Coimbra’s student culture, and Queima das Fitas, marking the end of the academic year, showcase its cultural diversity.

Vibrant and culturally diverse, Coimbra boasts a thriving arts community. Visitors can take in Portuguese art and culture at the Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, or behold contemporary masterpieces at the Centro de Artes Visuais. Music festivals, cultural events, and athletic competitions add to the city’s excitement.

Accommodation for international students is abundant in Coimbra. From dorms to shared apartments, to private rentals, students have a broad range of options to choose from, based on budget and individual preferences. Affordable co-living spaces and hostels offer further options for students seeking comfortable, cost-effective living arrangements.

The city’s welcoming atmosphere, unpretentious vibe, and friendliness of its residents make it a welcoming place for international students. The tight-knit community offers a variety of student clubs and organizations, organizing events and activities for students to engage in and form meaningful connections.

In conclusion, Coimbra is a prime destination for international students embarking on a study abroad experience. Its history, culture, natural beauty, and accommodating atmosphere offer something for everyone, from exploring historic sites to immersing in the arts to simply relaxing and enjoying life’s simple pleasures.

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Established in 1290, University of Coimbra is the oldest public university of Portugal and the 8th oldest university in the world in existence. It is the founding member of the Coimbra Group, a group of leading European research universities. It has over 20.000 students and, counting students from 70 different nationalities, hosts one of the […]

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