CIAL is the leading and award-winning school of Portuguese as a foreign language in Lisbon. Founded in 1959, CIAL is the right choice for quality language teaching in a friendly atmosphere. Learn Portuguese in Lisbon, explore the city and enjoy a wide range of courses and additional services.
The school has 2 premises in the heart of Lisbon (Saldanha Square) with easy access by all types of public transportation.
The school has 18 classrooms and is equipped with TVs, DVD, CD and mp3 players, tablets and computers.
There is a student lounge, balcony, kitchen area and free access to the Internet (computers and Wifi).
Our director of studies and accommodation officer are available daily for any questions from the students.
Lisbon's International Airport, the main railway stations (Santa Apolonia and Oriente) and the central Bus station are only 15 minutes away by taxi or by bus.
Lisbon is approx. 300 Km from Oporto, to the North, and 300 Km from Faro, to the South in the Algarve. In Lisbon there are approx. 1,5 million inhabitants. Students can combine with Faro for a multi-city experience.