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  • Capital Lisbon
  • Official Languages Portuguese
  • Population 10.6 million
  • International tertiary students 23,497 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 113
  • Australian share (percentage) <1 percent

Portugal education market profile

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Australia and Portugal sign reciprocal work and holiday visa agreementMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, October 01, 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Australia and Portugal have signed a reciprocal Work and Holiday visa agreement, which will enable young Portuguese and Australians to work or study while they travel.
New European university ranking systemMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, June 03, 2014Updates | Higher education
The European Commission has officially introduced a new online ranking system which assesses the performance of more than 850 higher education institutions worldwide. Called U-Multirank, the system al ...
Portuguese student interest on the rise
Tuesday, May 06, 2014Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Austrade update | Transnational education | Alumni
Student enquiries saw a 29 per cent rise at the Australia Future Unlimited Exhibition at Portugal’s largest training and employment trade fair, Futuralia 2014. Strong interest was registered in full u ...
Call to participate in major education trade show in PortugalMIP subscribers only
Friday, December 13, 2013ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Opportunities
Australian institutions are invited to participate in Futur√°lia, Portugal’s largest education, training and employment fair, to be held in Lisbon from 26–29 March 2014.
European heavyweights need greater English language proficiencyMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, November 19, 2013Updates | ELICOS
English language skills are stagnating in Germany and Italy and plummeting in France, highlighting ongoing opportunities in key continental European economies. This article takes a deeper look at the ...

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