Portugal ranked tenth in Europe for study abroad

Student Survey Responses and Global Trends Combine to Create the Top Ten Ranking


Portugal emerged as tenth in Europe for students who want to study abroad in a ranking recently released by higher education search portal, Top10_global_to_have_an_adventure(1) The report recommends that students, “embrace the Portuguese lifestyle by sampling new foods like port wine and regional specialties, witnessing its architectural triumphs, and experiencing a nightlife like no other.

 and first in the world for students who want to have an adventure !

Portugal ranked high in two key categories: scored first in the world for students who want to have an adventure and second for students who want to experience a new culture or lifestyle.






About the survey

For the second year in a row, used student survey responses to highlight key factors in the international student’s journey. Over 30,000 students revealed that their priority when selecting a university is its location. Other priorities like cultural experiences, high quality teaching, and language learning provided a framework for ranking the countries based on publicly-available data. In a statement, CIO of, Fredrik Högemark, said, “Studying abroad is an important life goal for many, and this year’s survey revealed that students are prioritizing their personal development, including language-learning and career advancement, even more than last year. The countries in our Top 10 are outstanding examples of places where students can achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals.”

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