The Vilamoura International School (Colégio Internacional de Vilamoura - CIV) is the most prestigious educational institute (Pre-school, Primary School and Secondary School) in the South of Portugal, encompassing the Portuguese National, British (adapted) National and the Cambridge International curricula.

CIV is located in a unique natural environment, with a recreational space of about 18,500m2.  It has developed an educational model over the last 30 years that invests in the early learning of foreign languages (Portuguese, English, French, Mandarin, Russian and German), research programmes, the development of mathematical thinking and the promotion of the arts, sports, democratic values and educational priorities supported by humanistic values.




    • “At CIV we meet people from all over the world. CIV was more than a school, it provided the stepping stones that allowed me to become more demanding of myself and create personal challenges.”

      Loris Stabile, finalista 2001

    • “I really enjoyed studying in na international school. Actually it is always a good topic to discuss at job interviews. The education I received at CIV was excellent!”

      Spencer Webb, finalista 2007

    • “More than a school, CIV was my second home: a place where I learnt basic principles of courtesy and social behaviour.”

      Adriana Correia, finalista 2006

    • “Being a student at CIV was a fulfilling experience that shall be with me for the rest of my life. I am extremely proud of having been a student of CIV.”

      Bruno Lopes, finalista 1998

    • “CIV’s International environment was extremely important in my education. The fact that it is a well-respected school internationally, facilitated my application to Salford University. ”

      Rudi Fernandes, finalista 2006

    • “It was a smooth transition that was made simple through the examples set by CIV”

      Érica Guerreiro, finalista 2002

  • Students from CIV awarded by the Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen Competition

    Student Dinis Neves, Year 9, won first and second place at the 13th edition of the Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen Literature Competition,...

    Friday, 26/04/2019

  • Mobile Phones at CIV: when they should be on and when they should be off

    It's 9.45 in the morning. We are in a Visual Education class with Year 9. Students are asked to look for an image from which they can...

    Tuesday, 23/04/2019

  • Students from CIV win two places on the podium at the Sports Festival in Carcavelos

    Two students from CIV won the title of runner-up at the Sports Festival in Carcavelos, across two different categories (Benjamins and...

    Tuesday, 16/04/2019

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8125-911 Vilamoura
Algarve - Portugal

Telephone (+351) 289 303 280
Fax (+351) 289 303 288


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