Hello There!

Welcome to Erasmus Life Aveiro

We are Erasmus Life Aveiro, most commonly known as ELA!

We are part of the Erasmus Life Portugal network!

We are here to help you: 

- Get to know the city of Aveiro;

- Find amazing international friends;

- Daily life of an erasmus student.

Each semester we organize many events and trips.

Get your card to be part of them!

Our mission is to make Aveiro the best city for all international students.

- Explore more about the Region of Aveiro and University traditions

- Find accommodation

Erasmus Card

Become a member of the family

The Erasmus Life Aveiro Card opens the door for you to participate in our events & trips and tons of discounts in our partners. It is the ultimate card for international students in Aveiro as you'll be able to enjoy discounted or even free entrance to our weekly parties, tons of free local events such as city tours, guided museum tours, karaoke, games, bbq and many more!

We now have a Digital Erasmus Card, you can do it on your phone in less than 2 minutes!

More eco-friendly and you will never forget it at home!

Events & Trips

Are you ready for hundreds of parties, trips and events?

We organize more than 100 trips, 250 events and 300 parties over a year in the Erasmus Life family.

Check our calendar regularly, as we might add new events or even more places to an event that was already sold out.


Find your Room in Porto, fast and safe!

We know that finding accommodation for your stay in Lisbon can be very stressful and we are here to help!

Check out our housing platform and see if you find something that suits you!

If you have any questions or want to talk with a member from our housing teams just contact us or come to our office and we can show you the best options from our huge database of rooms and studios. We can even arrange visits for you to see the apartments in person!

Ride the waves!

Surf lessons from beginners to pro!

Given our amazing city proximity to the ocean it makes it possible for you to catch waves even during the weekdays!

We have a partnership with one of the best surf schools in Portugal so that you learn fast and safely!

For a Clean Aveiro

Volunteer with us

As our cities expand, improving waste management is becoming an urgent issue.

Join us and let´s make friends while improving the city around us.

Welcome to your new home Aveiro !

Internships in Lisbon

Want to be a part of our team?

Do you want to do your internship in Lisbon?

Gain work experience, enrich your resume, get to know more people and create contacts all around the globe, all while participating in our trips and activities. Isn’t it a great idea?

We have hosted over 150 Erasmus+ Trainees in many areas such as Event Production, Graphic Design, Social Media Management and more!

Search along our internship offers and apply to the ones of your interest.


What our students say

If you wanna see the city night life and party a bit more while on vacation ... this is the best thing you can do in Aveiro!


on Getyourguide

Great website! An important help for Erasmus students. Interesting events to meet people and explore the charms of the region.


on google review

Professionalism, dynamism and innovation!


on Tripadvisor