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Erasmus Experience in Porto, Portugal by Rūta

Published by flag- Rūta Pulkstene — 5 years ago

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Why did you choose to go to Porto, Portugal?

Accidentally, since the company that I chose for an internship was located in Porto.

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

5 months, 780 euros per month.

What is the student lifestyle like in Porto?


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

Yes, I would.

What is the food like?


Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Porto?

Not really.

How much does it cost to live in Porto?

In total, around 500/600 euros.

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

For me, it is a challange, but I enjoyed to learn it and use it. It is very useful!

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

By train.

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


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

I don't remember the name, but it was a local tapas restaurant near galerias... It is very nice.

What good cultural sites are there to visit?

Torre de Clerigo, Cathedral..., What I really enjoyed was Miradouros.


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

Just do it!

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