Why study Portuguese?
- Portuguese is one of the European Union’s official languages as well as a world language. Whether you dance samba or listen to fado, enjoy fotball or train capoeira, watch Brazilian telenovelas on Youtube, want to read great authors in their original language or travel to Cape Verde or Goa, knowledge of Portuguese gives you enormous possibilities. A language can open many new doors. The Portuguese language is spoken in Angola, Brazil, Goa, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Macau, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe and East-Timor. By learning Portuguese you can have access to many cultures.
- Knowledge of Portuguese also means a valuable and rare skill that can improve your career opportunities. Portugal is part of the European Union and Brazil is one of the worlds’ most important economies. Whether you are going to work with translations, international business or development cooperation, your language and cultural skills will be valued.
Portuguese is a new subject under development at Dalarna and can be studied on distance. The lessons focus on developing oral and written language proficiency and offer the students the opportunity to approach the Portuguese-speaking world from an intercultural perspective. Our courses are constantly evaluated with the ambition to reach innovation, variation and maintain a high quality.