Portuguese as a Foreign Language Course

Academic year 2023/2024 - Autumn semester

The Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto, in association with Mais Idiomas offers the course: Portuguese as a Foreign Language targeted at non-portuguese adults’ speakers.


Further info on the Program:

Credits Recognition

  • 2,5 ECTS

Contact hours

  • 54 hours


  • Level A1 or A2 (based on the Common European Framework).
  • Accreditation level depends on the entrance level determined upon completion of the diagnostic test.


Academic Calendar:

Classes Calendar

  • Starting date: 3rd October 2023
  • Ending date: 19th December 2023

Classes Schedule

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm *
    * On the 10th and 12th October and the 5th, 7th, 12th and 14th December classes will take place from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm.

Diagnostic Test

  • Diagnostic test is mandatory. The diagnostic test is scheduled for 26th September.


  • Católica Porto Students – 100€
  • Other Students – 150€


Contacts and registration

  • International Office | Maria João Delgado
    E-mail: mjdelgado@ucp.pt
    Phone: +351 22 619 62 86