Study Portuguese with Nacel! We offer international students to attend High School either in Portugal or in Brazil. You learn Portuguese from inside while you live with a Portuguese or a Brazilian host family and go to a local high school.

You enrich yourself with the Portuguese and Brazilian traditions and culture!

Why learn Portuguese?


It's a unique culture, a different world: Portuguese has:

  • its poets: Camões, Fernando Pessoa, Drummond de Andrade ...
  • its literature: “First Browsers” of Jorge Amado ...
  • its music: fado, morna, the universe of sound with Brazilian rhythms and dances, samba, capoeira ...
  • its architecture: the Manueline art, baroque art, Brasilia ...
  • its mixed population...
  • the diversity of its festivals: Carnival, soccer, beaches ... 
  • its gastronomy ...
  • its fascinating cities: Lisbon, Rio de Janeiro, Macau (China), Goa (India), Salvador de Bahia, São Paulo ...

There are 1000 reasons why you may be interested in the Portuguese language and in the Portuguese-speaking countries!
Portuguese is the 6th language of the world, soon the 2nd of the American hemisphere and 1.3 million Americans are native speakers of Portuguese. 

Do you wish to learn how to speak Portuguese?

The Portuguese language is one of the Romance languages, evolved from Latin and developed on the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula (now Portugal and the Spanish province of Galicia).
There are two main types of Portuguese spoken language in the world: European and Brazilian Portuguese. It is very close to Spanish, and also related to Italian, French, Catalan, and Romanian.

Portuguese language classes, tests and exams 

Convinced? Are you beginner in Portuguese? Do not hesitate and come to learn Portuguese in our Portuguese school in Portugal or Brazil. We will welcome you in Portugal and let you discover the Portuguese/Brazilian language and Portuguese/Brazilian culture.

If you already have an Intermediate level of Portuguese, don’t hesitate to prepare Portuguese Language Exams in a language school to let your skills and level recognized officially.

CELPE – Bras (Certificado de Proficiência em Língua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros) is the only certificate of proficiency in Portuguese as a foreign language officially recognized in Brazil and around the world.

Learn Portuguese now with Nacel!

Study Portuguese with Nacel! We offer our students several opportunities to learn how to speak Portuguese.

Teenagers will enjoy choosing a High school program, in which they will be able to attend classes in a Portuguese High School or do an exchange program in Brazil and share the everyday life of a Portuguese or Brazilian host family as well get some Portuguese language lessons. Did you know that learning Portuguese is much easier than learning French, Russian or Chinese?

So what are you waiting for? Start learning Portuguese today!

Portuguese high school abroad

High School in Portugal

Study in Europe to improve your Portuguese in Portugal by participating in this high school exchange.

This country has charming places with a lot of cultural richness and quality of life. A lifestyle quite similar to that of Latin America. You will live with a Portuguese host family during the school year

High School Exchange in Brazil

Master Portuguese thanks to this high school exchange in Brazil! 

You can live as a local student and discover the culture, values and traditions of this beautiful country. A Brazilian host family will open the doors of their home to you as a new member of the family. Practice your Portuguese thanks to this full Immersion in Brazil and live the experience of living in a Latin American country!

Portuguese homestay programs

Homestay and High School in Brazil

A classic high school student exchange program to improve your Portuguese in South America!

You can live as a local student and discover the culture, values and traditions of this beautiful country. A Brazilian host family will open the doors of their home to you as a new member of the family. Practice your Portuguese thanks to this full Immersion in Brazil and live the experience of living in a Latin American country!

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