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Welcome to Lisbon

The Sunny City

Welcome to Lisbon, Portugal – a colorful, captivating city, blending historic charm with modern allure!

Lisbon is renowned for its fascinating mix of ancient heritage and contemporary vibrancy. As Portugal’s capital, it boasts a dynamic fusion of history, art, and culture that promises an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

In the heart of Lisbon, narrow cobblestone streets wind through colorful buildings adorned with intricate tiles, leading to bustling squares alive with daily life. Iconic landmarks like São Jorge Castle, Torre de Belém and Jerónimos Monastery stand as testaments to the city’s storied past and architectural splendor.

But Lisbon is more than just a relic of history – it’s a dynamic metropolis pulsating with energy and creativity!

How can we describe vibrant Lisbon?

From traditional Fado music in Alfama to cutting-edge art in Chiado, Lisbon offers a vibrant tapestry of experiences waiting to be explored. Step outside the city center, and you’ll find Lisbon’s breathtaking natural beauty. Sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, fairytale castles, and lush green spaces like Monsanto Forest Park invite outdoor adventures (it also helps that it’s the sunniest capital city in mainland Europe, with more than 290 days of sunshine each year).

In Lisbon, culinary delights abound, from authentic Portuguese taverns to Michelin-starred restaurants. And with its warm and welcoming atmosphere, Lisbon invites you to immerse yourself in its timeless charm and discover why it’s truly one of Europe’s most captivating destinations.
Welcome to Lisbon – where every moment is a celebration of life!

Planned Courses

Lisbon's History

Sightseeing

All Erasmus Courses in Lisbon

Next Planned Courses in Lisbon

CourseCourse StatusStart DateEnd Datehf:tax:tribe_events_cat
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon23 June, 202429 June, 2024planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon23 June, 202428 June, 2024planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon23 June, 202429 June, 2024planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon30 June, 20245 July, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
Emotional IntelligenceConfirmed, Lisbon7 July, 202413 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
Communicating under PressureConfirmed, Lisbon7 July, 202413 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
English Language for TeachersConfirmed, Lisbon7 July, 202412 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
Emotional IntelligenceConfirmed, Lisbon21 July, 202427 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon21 July, 202426 July, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the FutureConfirmed, Lisbon21 July, 202427 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
Communicating under PressureConfirmed, Lisbon21 July, 202426 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
Discover Portugal: Lisbon’s Cultural HeritageConfirmed, Lisbon21 July, 202427 July, 2024confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon4 August, 202410 August, 2024planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon4 August, 20249 August, 2024planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon4 August, 20249 August, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon4 August, 202410 August, 2024planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon25 August, 202431 August, 2024planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon25 August, 202430 August, 2024planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon25 August, 202431 August, 2024planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon1 September, 20246 September, 2024planned lisbon
Science Education: Hands-On Classroom*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon7 September, 202411 September, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
AI Chatbots in Education*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon7 September, 202411 September, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon8 September, 202414 September, 2024planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon8 September, 202413 September, 2024planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon8 September, 202414 September, 2024planned lisbon
Emotional IntelligenceConfirmed, Lisbon22 September, 202428 September, 2024confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon22 September, 202428 September, 2024planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon22 September, 202427 September, 2024planned lisbon
NLP Coaching For Educators*Planned, Lisbon22 September, 202427 September, 2024planned lisbon
Science Education: Hands-On Classroom*Planned, Lisbon23 September, 202427 September, 2024planned lisbon
AI Chatbots in Education*Planned, Lisbon23 September, 202427 September, 2024planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon29 September, 20244 October, 2024planned lisbon
Leadership & Conflict ManagementConfirmed, Lisbon6 October, 202411 October, 2024confirmed lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​Confirmed, Lisbon6 October, 202411 October, 2024confirmed lisbon
Integrating STEAM in the Classroom*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon6 October, 202411 October, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
English Language for TeachersConfirmed, Lisbon6 October, 202411 October, 2024confirmed lisbon
NLP Coaching For Educators*Planned, Lisbon6 October, 202411 October, 2024planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon27 October, 20241 November, 2024planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon27 October, 20241 November, 2024planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​Confirmed, Lisbon24 November, 202429 November, 2024confirmed lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon24 November, 202429 November, 2024planned lisbon
Leadership & Conflict ManagementConfirmed, Lisbon24 November, 202429 November, 2024confirmed lisbon
Integrating STEAM in the Classroom*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon24 November, 202429 November, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
Science Education: Hands-On Classroom*Planned, Lisbon25 November, 202429 November, 2024planned lisbon
AI Chatbots in Education*Planned, Lisbon25 November, 202429 November, 2024planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​Confirmed, Lisbon8 December, 202413 December, 2024confirmed lisbon
Emotional IntelligenceConfirmed, Lisbon8 December, 202414 December, 2024confirmed lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon8 December, 202413 December, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon8 December, 202414 December, 2024pre-confirmed lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon19 January, 202524 January, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon16 February, 202521 February, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon16 March, 202516 March, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon6 April, 202511 April, 2025planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon11 May, 202517 May, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon11 May, 202516 May, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon11 May, 202516 May, 2025pre-confirmed lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon11 May, 202517 May, 2025planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon25 May, 202531 May, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon25 May, 202530 May, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon25 May, 202531 May, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon1 June, 20256 June, 2025pre-confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon8 June, 202514 June, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon8 June, 202513 June, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon8 June, 202514 June, 2025planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon22 June, 202528 June, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon22 June, 202527 June, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon22 June, 202528 June, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon29 June, 20254 July, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Pre-confirmed, Lisbon6 July, 202511 July, 2025pre-confirmed lisbon
Emotional IntelligenceConfirmed, Lisbon13 July, 202519 July, 2025confirmed lisbon
Communicating under PressureConfirmed, Lisbon13 July, 202518 July, 2025confirmed lisbon
Emotional IntelligenceConfirmed, Lisbon27 July, 20252 August, 2025confirmed lisbon
Communicating under PressureConfirmed, Lisbon27 July, 20251 August, 2025confirmed lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon10 August, 202516 August, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon10 August, 202515 August, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon10 August, 202516 August, 2025planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon24 August, 202530 August, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon24 August, 202529 August, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon24 August, 202530 August, 2025planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon7 September, 202513 September, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon7 September, 202512 September, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon7 September, 202513 September, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon14 September, 202519 September, 2025planned lisbon
Integration: A Guidebook for the Future*Planned, Lisbon21 September, 202527 September, 2025planned lisbon
Communicating under Pressure*Planned, Lisbon21 September, 202526 September, 2025planned lisbon
Emotional Intelligence*Planned, Lisbon21 September, 202527 September, 2025planned lisbon
Science Education: Hands-On Classroom*Planned, Lisbon22 September, 202526 September, 2025planned lisbon
AI Chatbots in Education*Planned, Lisbon22 September, 202526 September, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon28 September, 202528 September, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon28 September, 20253 October, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon12 October, 202517 October, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon26 October, 202531 October, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon26 October, 202531 October, 2025planned lisbon
English Language for Teachers*Planned, Lisbon23 November, 202528 November, 2025planned lisbon
Science Education: Hands-On Classroom*Planned, Lisbon24 November, 202528 November, 2025planned lisbon
AI Chatbots in Education*Planned, Lisbon24 November, 202528 November, 2025planned lisbon
Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom​*Planned, Lisbon30 November, 20255 December, 2025planned lisbon

A Little History

Founded in 1147, Lisbon is the westernmost capital city in continental Europe, located on the Tejo River's estuary, and serves as the country's major port, biggest metropolis, and commercial, political, and tourism center.

A Fusion of Historical Charm and Modern Innovation

Lisbon, celebrated with numerous World Travel Awards as Europe’s Leading City Break Destination, transcends its picturesque charm to emerge as a dynamic nucleus for digital innovators, online enterprises, and creative wanderers, infusing the city with an unmistakable vibrancy. This renaissance is propelled by a burgeoning startup ecosystem, fueled by government incentives aimed at attracting tech and manufacturing ventures. The city’s commitment to innovation is further underscored by securing the prestigious Web Summit for the next decade, reinforcing Lisbon’s status as a global tech hotspot.

The city’s transformation is evident in the proliferation of trendy boutiques, chic cafés, co-workspaces, and rooftop lounges, which have revitalized once-neglected areas into bustling social hubs. This fusion of the historical and the contemporary, where ancient allure meets modern sophistication, defines Lisbon’s unique character. As Europe’s second oldest capital, after Athens, Lisbon offers a rich tapestry of history through its ancient districts like Alfama, Castelo, and Cathedral, where time seems to stand still amidst the maze-like streets, age-old fortifications, and vividly hued residences adorned with traditional tiles.

Yet, Lisbon doesn’t dwell solely in the past; it strides confidently into the future with modern amenities, from innovative design and transport solutions to the lively LxFactory, a beacon of contemporary lifestyle. This balance of charm and modernity is reflected in the city’s approach to hospitality, with boutique hotels and apartments weaving Lisbon’s quaint aesthetics with a modern sensibility.

Paving the Way for a Sustainable Future

Lisbon’s accolade as the European Green Capital of 2020 by the European Commission highlights its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable urban development. The city has embarked on ambitious initiatives to purify its air, enhance green spaces, and promote eco-friendly transportation options, including electric vehicles, secure bicycle lanes, and the introduction of electric scooters and bikes for sustainable commuting. These efforts are part of a broader vision to foster a greener, more livable urban environment, cementing Lisbon’s place not just as a coveted travel destination but as a forward-thinking, eco-conscious metropolis.

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Let's get to the GOOD part, shall we?

It’s no secret that the Portuguese culture is so associated with food and that every celebration means an opportunity to celebrate life with eating, drinking and being merry.

There’s a great variety of restaurants offering delightful dishes, from seafood, quality meat, pickled vegetables and rustic concoctions. Expect bacalhau (codfish), mouth-watering sausages, chouriços and cheeses, paired with excellent wines and pastel de nata for dessert. Lisbon certainly knows how to live well!
Below you can find a super helpful article compilation that will tell you everything you need to know about Lisbon (what to visit, where to eat,
what to enjoy!)

SIGHTSEEING

Belém Tower painted by an illustrator

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Portugal Awards 2020 (27 awards)

All Erasmus Courses in Lisbon

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Lisbon

Leadership & Conflict Management

This course is designed for teaching staff and aspiring educational leaders to understand the critical role of good leadership in schools and develop …

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Lisbon

English Language for Teachers

This course is appropriate for participants who seek to develop Basic to Intermediate English language skills (especially speaking fluency, vocabulary and pronunciation). …

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Lisbon

Digital Tools in a Digital Classroom

This course equips educators with the knowledge and skills to integrate ICT and digital tools effectively. In today’s rapidly evolving digital …

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STEAM erasmus course in lisbon
Lisbon

Integrating STEAM in the Classroom

This course offers a comprehensive exploration into the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) into educational environments. Integrating …

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Coaching with NLP in Schools
Lisbon

NLP Coaching For Educators

This course aims to equip participants with technical skills in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and coaching. It focuses on applying NLP techniques to enhance …

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ai chatbot education for students and teachers
Lisbon

AI Chatbots in Education

In the digital age, technological advancements are continuously reshaping various industries, and the educational sector is no exception.

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Lisbon

Science Education: Hands-On Classroom

This is a dynamic professional development course designed for educators seeking to revolutionize their science teaching methodologies.

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Lisbon

Integration: A Guidebook for the Future

Europe is a cross-cultural community and it’s co-creating content. All countries together are creating spaces for dialogue and providing contextual information from different …

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Lisbon

Strong Teams, Stronger Schools

Schools are complex organizations of structures and cultures reflecting the values of those who lead and work in them. Strong Teams, …

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Lisbon

Discover Portugal: Lisbon’s Cultural Heritage

Embark on an immersive exploration of Lisbon, the captivating capital city of Portugal, and unlock the secrets of its mesmerizing cultural …

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Lisbon

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand, use, and manage one´s own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, …

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Lisbon

Communicating Under Pressure

How we talk and how we listen are inherently important, however, when the stakes are high, our communication and listening skills …

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