Our contacts

Postal Address

APT 856
8125-911 Vilamoura
Algarve - Portugal

Telephone (+351) 289 303 280 *
Fax (+351) 289 303 288 *
* national landline call



Welcome to CIV! 

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 37 years that invests in the early learning of foreign languages (Portuguese, English, French and Russian), research programmes, the development of mathematical thinking and the promotion of the arts, sports, democratic values and educational priorities supported by humanistic values.

CIV offers its students a rich and diverse cultural environment, an educational programme focused on the development of cognitive and socio-affective abilities, in an international and multilingual environment

The educational teams consist of highly qualified and experienced professionals, promoting academic progress and excellence.  The Portuguese Studies follow the national curriculum, and the English Studies follow the British National Curriculum (adapted) and the Cambridge International Curriculum (Primary Checkpoint, Secondary Checkpoint, IGCSE, AS Level and A Level) is followed. 

At CIV we believe that students are the leaders of their own learning, therefore the educational team establishes strategies to assist each child to achieve academic and personal excellence.

The CIV community comes from approximately forty countries around the world and work with a common goal: Preparing Students for Life! 

CIV: Educational excellence for life!