ALMOST FOUR DECADES OF PROVEN COMPETENCE AND PROFESSIONALISM HAVE RESULTED IN VARIOUS FORMS OF ACCREDITATION FOR CENTRO EUROPEU DE LÍNGUAS:
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Recognised by the Portuguese Ministry of Education with a permanent licence.
MINISTRY FOR SOLIDARITY, EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY (DGERT)
Certified as a vocational training provider since 1999, currently in the following areas:
Teacher Training and Educational Sciences: 146 – Teacher Training in Specialised Areas.
Humanities: 222 – Foreign Languages and Literature.
EUROPEAN EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMMES
Our European experience goes back to 1987 and includes regular participation in European Programmes for both Mobility and Innovation, in projects carried out with the support of the European Commission (Youth for Europe, Lingua, Petra, Socrates, Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci and more recently Erasmus+).
European Label for Innovation in the Field of Language Teaching/Learning – 2000. Centro Europeu de Línguas is, thus far, the only Portuguese language school to have been distinguished with this European Union award.
Centro Europeu de Línguas is a partner in this new initiative related to ensuring quality in English language exam preparation courses.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE LOCAL EXAMINTATIONS SYNDICATE
Certified by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate as a language centre competent for preparing students for the official English language examinations.
EUROPEAN LANGUAGE LABEL 2018
In October 2018 Centro Europeu de Línguas received the European Language Label 2018. The award-winning project – Give me a Sign – was developed in the frame of Erasmus+ Programme. This project created sign language programmes for foreigners, specifically prepared for the deaf population, giving an important contribution to the promotion of multilingualism.