The Network of Associated Schools and Centres of Camões, I.P. is an international network of public and private institutions that teach Portuguese as a foreign language, each of which is dedicated to teaching and spreading the Portuguese language and culture in Portugal and overseas, with the quality of their services being recognised by Camões, I.P.
This network is designed to contribute to the expansion of teaching and promoting the Portuguese language with a guarantee of efficiency and quality, with membership aimed at schools and educational centres dedicated to the teaching of Portuguese as a foreign language mostly abroad but also in Portugal.
Membership of the Network of Associated Schools and Centres of Camões, I.P. involves signing a contract with Camões, I.P. after confirmation of certain requirements, conditions and quality indicators established by the System of Quality Accreditation for Associated Schools and Centres of Camões, I.P.
Establishments belonging to the network are eligible to promote themselves as a 'Camões, I.P. Associated School or Centre'.