Ruínas de Milreu, Faro

Algarve History Course

Open Courses
Language of Teaching
Faculty / School
Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais
Area of Studies
Arts, Communication and Heritage
The History of the Algarve course had its first edition in 2004.


Promote interest in the region's history and heritage, contributing to the dissemination of its various fields (archeology, art history, cultural history, oral history, intangible heritage, urbanism, etc.).

Given the general interest of the subjects covered in the course, this is not aimed exclusively at the academic environment, but at a wider audience, interested in enriching knowledge about the history and heritage of the Algarve.


The 20th edition of the course will be dedicated to the theme "The Algarve seen from the outside", which aims to explore visions/testimonies (historical, literary, iconographic, etc.) that have been left over time by those who visit the region from "outside": from outside the region itself, i.e. from national authors, but also from outside Portugal, from foreign authors.

These testimonies allow us to reflect on the perceptions of the Algarve between the end of Modernity and Contemporaneity, perceptions that have accompanied the very development of the Algarve as a tourist region of great national and international prominence.

The 20th edition of the CLHA aims to address this theme through a number of sessions by various experts and, if resources allow, a study visit.

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Operating Mode

The course will run from 4 to 27 June 2024, in a face-to-face format.

Date: on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 


Venue: Gambelas Campus - Amphitheatre of the Pedagogical Complex

Tuition and Fees 2023/2024

 National Students: 15€

International Students:  15€

Application Fee: 10€

Registration Fee and School Insurance: 15€


The admission for the open course is done through online form