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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  • 1 week 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…

  • 1 week ago
    From 25 April until 06 June, we launched the challenge of the PT Semester 2021 XC Running Race Geel. We proposed a track departing from the JRC Geel, heading to the magnificent Natuurrecreatiegebied Dekshoevevijver (a premium place for fishing and organising pic-nics) and back to the JRC. The…

  • 1 week ago
    We are entering in the final sprint of our semester. It is amazing how fast it went.  But with the good weather and the improvement of the pandemic situation the opportunities for open-air activities away from the computer have finally arrived!!!!  We continue our mission of bringing Portugal…