The Portuguese Semester is organised on the occasion of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union by a group of volunteers at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre with the objective to promote and disseminate Portuguese culture.

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  • 6 days 4 hours ago
      We said it when we started, our poet said it - ‘Dreams drive reality’!     January 15th, we presented our rich program to the world (yes, we even had followers from the moon during the opening ceremony!) and we dreamt of organising many get-togethers, events and activities to bring Portugal…

  • 2 weeks ago
    Per fare un albero ci vuole un fiore (Gianni Rodari) .. e amicizia e amore (PT semester!)  We are beyond excited to share with you that we just planted four cork oak trees in Ispra!   This is definitely one of our Semester highlights – it was great to work with our JRC Garden Club and Comune…

  • 1 month ago
    And here we have the results of the lake cleaning initiatives in lago Maggiore. Congratulations to all participants!!! We are very proud of all of you. Together we collected a total of 70.4Kg of litter including plastic (non differentiated and bottles), glass and other items (e.g. cans, cigarette…