Main international exchange programmes
Erasmus+ is the new European Union programme for Education, Training, Youth, and Sport for 2014-2020. Erasmus+ supports transnational partnerships among institutions and organizations to foster cooperation and bridge the worlds of education and work.
The Fulbright Program is planned and administered in Portugal by the Fulbright Commission with the purpose of promoting further mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States of America and Portugal by a wider exchange of knowledge and professional talents through educational activities
International cooperation academic programmes
The MIT Portugal Program is a large-scale international collaboration involving MIT and government, academia, and industry in Portugal to develop education and research programs related to engineering systems.
Carnegie Mellon Portugal
The Carnegie Mellon Portugal program aims to create new knowledge in key focused areas of ICT by means of cutting-edge research, world class graduate education and a close connection with the Portuguese industry.
UT Austin Portugal
The UT Austin Portugal Program aims to increase academic programs and research in emerging technologies across Portugal. The program was launched in 2006 and was recently renewed through the end of 2017.
IAESTE is an international organization with over 80 member countries on 5 continents, founded in 1948 by Imperial College London, which promotes the university students exchange between supporter countries. The main goal is to provide students a work experience in industry, research institutions or other employers.
Santander Universities Program
Santander Universities program goal is to support students and teachers international mobility, sponsoring scholarships for research and specialized graduate training.
IberVirtual – The main objective of the IberVirtual program is to strengthen and enhance inclusive education by fostering the E-Learning in the Ibero-American Knowledge Area. Within the academic exchange it favors the creation and consolidation of partnerships between higher education institutions engaged in virtual mobility
Institutional Links and Projects
The GaragErasmus Foundation aims to fight unemployment and stimulate young entrepreneurship at European level through the creation of the first professional network of more than 3 million former students of the Erasmus program, leveraging its strong sense of belonging to the initiative
The Erasmus Student Network Lisboa is a non-profit organization created in September 2008 by a group of Portuguese Erasmus students. Nowadays ESN Lisboa is formed by voluntary Portuguese and international students from various universities in Lisbon and it is considered the biggest organization in Portugal organizing activities for exchange students.