2017 EducationUSA Portugal Fairs

If you are a representative of an accredited U.S. higher education institution, we invite you to participate in the spring 2017 EducationUSA Portugal Fairs in Porto (March 30th) and Lisbon (April 1st).

The Fulbright Commission in Portugal together with the EducationUSA will host the EducationUSA College fairs in Portugal for U.S.-accredited higher education institutions.

This year we will add Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, to the tour. The fair in Lisbon is integrated in Futuralia, a large four-day Education fair in Portugal every year which attracts 10,000 students throughout the event. The EducationUSA fair, which will take place on Saturday afternoon, April 1, 2017, will be held within the EducationUSA Pavilion at Futuralia, and will be a separate event for U.S.-accredited higher education representatives exclusively. In addition, this year you can choose to have a table during feature periods within Futuralia to promote your institution during the Futuralia exhibition. You can expect a high turnout of students during the exclusive fair period as well as during Futuralia itself. Events in Portugal include optional secondary or university visits, one-on-one partnership meetings, a country briefing, along with the fairs.

The planned schedule is the following:

Wednesday, March 29      Arrival in Porto

Thursday, March 30          School visit in the morning (TBD) & Porto EducationUSA Fair 3-6 pm

                                          Travel to Lisbon

Friday, March 31               School visit in the morning (TBD) & Feature Periods at Futurália

Saturday, April 1                Feature periods at Futurália & Lisbon EducationUSA Fair 3-6 pm

Sunday, April 2                  Departure

If you are a representative of an accredited U.S. higher education institution, we invite you to participate in this fair which will allow you to:

  1. Meet highly qualified students with excellent level of English who want to study in the U.S.
  2. Talk to preregistered degree seeking high school students from private and public schools.
  3. Visit local independent and international high schools.
  4. Have students previously briefed on the application process to U.S. universities.
  5. Be represented in a dynamic space exclusively dedicated to the United States.
  6. Participate in social events

Take advantage of the early bird rate for the two fairs and the feature periods ($1,100) if registering by January 30, 2017. There are other participation options available. More information and registration available through this link:


Let us know if we can assist you with more information: fulbright@fulbright.pt

We look forward to meeting you in the vibrant cities of Porto and Lisbon this spring!

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