Erasmus Experience in Lisbon, Portugal by Julien

Published by Julien BALANCHE — 9 months ago

0 Tags: Erasmus experiences Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Why did you choose to go to Lisbon, Portugal?

Living environment (student life) and the interesting company to work

How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?

For me, 3 months.
I have received 1333€ for 3 months

What is the student lifestyle like in Lisbon?

From thursday to sunday night parties

Would you recommend the city and the University of Lisbon to other students?

Yes of course ! People are very nice, there are any conflict there!

What is the food like?

A wide range of FISH !

Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Lisbon?

I found a collocation for one room -- 450 €
It was enough far to my company but subway and bus are very well served.

How much does it cost to live in Lisbon?

Between 15-25€ per day if you eat outside in restaurants

Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?

For me, as french, Portuguese are rather easy to read because some words are similar. However, I spoke all the time english and people speak well.

What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Lisbon from your city?

The most economical and easist is to take a monthly subscription for subway including bus.

Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Lisbon?

In the center "Bairo Alto" and some of roof top

And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Lisbon?

Privilege small restaurants in the small street safe from tourists

What good cultural sites are there to visit?

ZOO, go to SINTRA, castello st jorge, benfica stadium, park eduardo, all the point of view, and so on. There are a lot things to see there !

Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Lisbon in the future?

Don't hesitate to move and meet people ! Take roommate with you ;)

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