One of the most peaceful countries in the world with the lowest crime rate in the European Union. The Global Peace Index has been ranking the safest countries in the world since 2007.
In 2019, Portugal was considered the 4th safest place in the world.
Portugal´s political stability and social peace are some of the main reasons people consider moving there. Furthermore, is authenticity, culture, mild weather, beautiful and varied landscapes, beaches, privileged surfing spots, golf courses and fabulous cuisine make it a fascinating destination for both tourists and investors.
The Portuguese National Health Service is a network of over 1500 public hospitals & health centers, and 120.000 health professionals, scattered throughout the country. It was created in 1979 and access is free and universal for all residents of Portugal. If you live in Portugal you can use this service without any problems.
Portugal offers a high quality education systems. Families can choose from public, private and international schools witch can be found all over the country. As far as higher education is concerned, Portugal has a several top tier Universities. The QS World University Rankings (2020) and the U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2019) features seven Portuguese universities; and the Times Higher Education Ranking (2019) features twelve Portuguese universities. In a nutshell, studying in Portugal will not only provide you excellent education but also the possibility of learning the third most spoken European language in the world.
Portugal has the best climate in Europe, with more than 200 days of sunshine per year and an average maximum temperature of 20 degrees.
Ideal for enjoying all seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn.