Rua Luís Fernandes, 1 - 3 1249-062 Lisbon
Telephone number
(+351) 210 456 210


Lisbon: School

If you or your child want to study general English or prepare for an English language exam, our English school in Lisbon is the perfect place to start.

We offer:

  • structured courses from beginners to advanced levels for young learners from 3 to 17 years old and adult-only classes
  • help to prepare you for exams
  • specially focussed courses for groups or individuals at your company or institution
  • you will also gain access to the British Council's Student Portal, where you can find news, help, practice, as well as records of attendance and assessment.

The British Council provides facilities for students with certain special needs. Contact us to find out how we can help.

Our historic main office, the Palácio Menino de Ouro, opened in 1942 and was totally refurbished a few years ago. 

We’re very proud of our works of art from the British Council Collection, which are on display throughout the building. We also have a large garden with many rare trees and plants. 

Our café offers a range of food and drinks.

Public areas are equipped with WiFi.

Parking: on the local streets (paid) or in the car park opposite the Procuradoria Geral da República.

Buses: 773, 758 or walk from Rato

Tram: 24E

Metro: Rato

Contact and location


Where we are:

Rua Luís Fernandes, 1 - 3

T: (+351) 210 456 210 


Lisbon's Customer services will be closed on 9 April. On 10 April, opening hours will be between 14.00 and 17.00.


Monday 10.00-19.00 09.00-13.00
Tuesday 10.00-20.00 15.00-20.00
Wednesday 10.00-20.00 15.00-19.00
Thursday 10.00-20.00 15.00-20.00
Friday 10.00-20.00 09.00-13.00
Saturday 09.00-13.00
Sunday Closed Closed

* Opening hours may vary during holidays 

Please use our online form to contact us