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Coimbra
68 km

British Council Coimbra

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British Council Coimbra

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British Council Lisbon - Hotel Tryp Coimbra

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British Council Lisbon - Hotel Tryp Coimbra

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June 22, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
Lisbon
112 km

British Council Lisboa

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British Council test location - Lisbon (UKVI test location)

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June 22, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Lisbon

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British Council Lisboa

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British Council Lisboa (UKVI test location)

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Porto
173 km

British Council Porto

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British Council Porto

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British Council Porto

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Faro
291 km

British Council - Universidade do Algarve

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British Council Lisbon - Univ. do Algarve

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British Council Lisbon - Univ. do Algarve

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Other test centres in or nearby Portugal

  • International House - Madrid
  • There is one British Council test centre in Portugals capital Lisbon. The average IELTS score of test takers with Portuguese as native language is 6.6. According to our database, there are 19 universities in Portugal that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Portugal is 6.2.

    As the oldest nation in Europe, Portugal is an ideal place to study abroad, particularly if you are interested in enjoying a sunny weather and admiring splendid coastlines each day. Anywhere you go in Portugal, you’ll always have a beach nearby and because the Portuguese are known for truly celebrating life, you can always join a local festival that involves dancing in the streets. In Portugal, you’ll experience the charming atmosphere of a constant holiday, while you also prepare to become an expert in your chosen field of study. Portugal is one of the most popular countries for study exchange programmes and many universities are active members of the Erasmus program. Portuguese universities are both focusing both on providing valuable theoretical knowledge and on engaging students in prevalent research projects. Many universities are affiliated with several research centres and they have been contributing to more than 1% of the world's highly cited publications. As a student enrolled in one of the Portuguese universities, you can complement your degree with an internship in a local company and attend interesting workshops taught by international leading experts.

    There are over 200 English-taught programmes in Portugal

    To study in English at one of the universities in Portugal, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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    Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Portugal

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Portugal?

    The IELTS test in Portugal costs EUR 236. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

    How can I apply for IELTS in Portugal?

    First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Portugal can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Portugal?

    If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Portugal. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

    Which test center in Portugal is the best to take the IELTS exam?

    There is no "best test center" in Portugal , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Portugal to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Portugal?

    IELTS exams in Portugal are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Portugal on the official IELTS registration website .

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