Virtual program in Lisbon

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Students discover the beauty of Lisbon and gain a deep understanding of its history and culture in this exciting virtual program. Through guest lectures on topics such as the Estado Novo, Portugal's authoritarian dictatorship, and guided tours of the cobblestone streets of Lisbon, students engage with the city and locals in our activities and gain experiences to apply to their coursework. In addition, students learn to make traditional Portuguese pastries, pastel de nata, to share with friends and family as we celebrate their hard work. We can’t wait to host you in Lisbon! Até logo!

The virtual program includes

  2 week program
4 week program
On-line orientation 1 1
Seminar on host culture 1 1
Guest lecturers 4 4
Guided tours 2 4
Cultural exchange with local students 2 4
ESA Global Competency Workshop 2 sessions 3 sessions
Cooking working and farewell event 1 1

Customized Additions

  • Firm visits
  • Local faculty
  • Additional visits
  • Customization to your field
  • Multi-location (to choose among Barcelona, Berlin, London, Paris, and Edinburgh)
  • Workshops

These aspects of this program will take place virtually keeping in mind the time difference between the US and Europe. Thus, classes and activities hosted by European staff will be held during morning (US time).

2 Week Program Tentative Schedule

Please mind that the content of the lectures and the guided visits are subject to change. 

Week 1

On-line orientation presentation of virtual program & seminar on Intro to Portuguese culture

Guest lecturer: Portuguese Empire

Guided visit of Bairro Alto: Modern Lisbon

Guest lecturer: Estado Novo and Revolution 

Global competency workshop Session I 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 2

Guest lecturer: Fado music

Fado tour

Guest lecturer: Africa and Portugal

Global competency workshop Session II 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Cooking workshop & farewell event

4 Week Program Tentative Schedule

Please mind that the content of the lectures and the guided visits are subject to change. 

Week 1

On-line orientation presentation of virtual program & seminar on Intro to Portuguese culture

Guest lecturer: Portuguese Empire

Guided visit of Mouraria and Alfama: Medieval Lisbon

Global competency workshop Session I 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 2

Guest lecturer: Estado Novo and Revolution 

Guided visit of Bairro Alto: Modern Lisbon

Global competency workshop Session II 

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 3

Guest lecturer: Fado music

Fado tour

Global competency workshop Session III

Intercultural exchange with local students

Week 4

Guest lecturer: Africa and Portugal

Guided visit of Belem

Intercultural exchange with local students

Cooking workshop & farewell event

Let’s work together!

Do you like this program? Are interested in something like this, or in creating your own? Contact us and let us know what you need; we’ll help you to design, customize, and run your next program!

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