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Learning Opportunity: Languages, Literatures and Cultures - Universidade de Aveiro

Languages, Literatures and Cultures - Universidade de Aveiro

Course Information

The 1st cycle degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Aveiro offers students the following language specialisations: English/German, Portuguese/English, Portuguese/French and Portuguese/Spanish. The study programme enables students to develop and perfect specific competences, within a broad humanistic framework, in modern languages, literatures and cultures, exploiting interdisciplinary intersections and promoting intercultural dialogue.

Although study programmes are taught in Portuguese, teaching staff will be able to provide tutorial-type support in English and will provide English language recommended lists.

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The University of Aveiro (UA) offers a wide range of degree and non-degree programmes through its university departments and polytechnic schools in various areas of knowledge which reflect its multidisciplinary and innovative character. The UA strongly supports student mobility and training schemes, especially ERASMUS+ and Campus Europae, and maintains active student and researcher mobility agreements with many universities, companies and non-academic institutions in Europe and around the world.

With its three campi, the University of Aveiro spans the whole district. It is located in three cities: Aveiro, where the main campus is situated, Águeda and Oliveira de Azeméis.

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6 semesters, 3 years

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Have successfully completed secondary school or have an equivalent qualification 

Have completed one of the following university entrance exams (central exams prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science): Portuguese Literature or Portuguese Language

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Applications are done through the national admission contest (concurso nacional de acesso) organized by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES), or through special higher education contests. For more information.


There are some institutions in Portugal that give scholarships to international students and it is advisable that applicants confirm every year whether these grants are available and the eligibility terms: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation;  Fulbright Commission; Instituto Camões; Luso-American Development Foundation; Fundação Oriente.


1067,85 €/academic year


180 ECTS

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Universidade de Aveiro
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Qualifications Awarded

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Bachelor in Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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Graduates in Languages, Literatures and Cultures may pursue career paths in cultural management, international cooperation and organisations, language support services in businesses and institutions, among others.

This degree also provides the necessary grounding for 2nd cycle programmes in Teacher Education, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Translation, and other areas in the field of languages.

Course Locations

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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro - Portugal
Tel.: +351 234 370 200 - Fax: +351 234 370 985
E-Mail: geral@ua.pt

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On the campuses of Santiago and Crasto, the UA has halls of residences, consisting of 34 residential blocks, with a total of 1,044 beds, in single or shared rooms, equipped with kitchen, laundry and study rooms. These housing units accommodate graduate and post-graduate students who request this service. General information about accommodation options for exchange students is available at the International Office.

The University of Aveiro offers, on a daily basis, medical support services in several specialties, to all its students and academic community.