Saab Center for Portuguese Studies

Engaging In Portuguese Culture

Founded in 2013, with generous gift from the Saab Family Fund, the Saab Center for Portuguese Studies promotes the multidisciplinary study of the language, literature and culture of the vast and varied Portuguese speaking world comprised of over 250 million people in eight countries on four continents and its diaspora.

Study Abroad in Summer 2018

Panorâmica da cidade de Lisboa, Portugal. A Panoramic of the city of Lisbon, Portugal. Photo by Alexander De Leon Battista

A panoramic view of Lisbon.

Travel to Lisbon, Portugal with UMass Lowell during the Summer for an Immersive Experience!

Enjoy a unique international experience in Lisbon, the largest city and capital of Portugal, one of the countries of the European Union. Immerse yourself in this at once ancient and modern waterfront city characterized by a thrilling culture, delicious cuisine, and booming nightlife. Spend four weeks (June 2-30, 2018) exploring everything Lisbon has to offer while earning 3 to 6 UMass Lowell credits. (Optional add-on 8-week internship available.*)

Application deadline: March 15, 2018

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Immigration from the Atlantic Islands to Lowell, Massachusetts: Continuity and Change in the Mill City’s Portuguese Community

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