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Candidates from outside the EU

Pre-University Semester

Students from outside the European Union who have finished high school and wish to pursue their higher education studies in Europe, can choose to attend a Pre-University Semester at NOVA before applying to a bachelor or integrated masters.

Bachelors and Integrated Masters

International students from non- European Union countries have the opportunity to apply to a bachelor or integrated masters degree under a specific system of access – the International Student Statute.

You can benefit from this statute if you fulfill the following conditions:

  • If you do not have Portuguese nationality;
  • If you are not a national from a Member State of the European Union;
  • If you are not legally residing in Portugal until the 31st of August of the year in which you intend to enroll in higher education for more than two years, continuously, and if you are not family of foreign citizens that hold a resident permit for more than two years;
  • If you don’t intend to enroll in Higher Education through special regimes;
  • If you Hold: a Qualification giving access to Higher Education, meaning any diploma or certificate issued by a competent authority in the country in which it was awarded; or a Diploma of Portuguese secondary school or equivalent degree

The school year in Portugal runs from September to June.

More information about studying at NOVA under the International Student Statute should be obtained by contacting each of the NOVA schools. 

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Program

Degree

Vacancies

Cell and Molecular Biology

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

1

Biochemistry

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

10

Conservation-Restoration

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

2

Geological Engineering

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

5

Mathematics

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

5

Applied Chemistry

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

5

Biomedical Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

12 

Civil Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

12

Materials Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

5

Micro and Nanotechnology Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

11

Environmental Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

10

Industrial Engineering and Management

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

12

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

24 

Physics Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

5

Computer Science

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

20

Mechanical Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

17 

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Mestrado Integrado (Integrated Master)

3

How to apply:

Application to access Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia as an International Student is done exclusively online.

Call for academic year 2017/2018 too place between May 9 and 20.

Application fee: 70,00 €

Tuition Fee

At Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia the tuition fee for International Student is 7000€/year. It is possible to pay the tuition fee in three installments of 2.333,40 €.

Additionally, the student must pay the school insurance (1,40 €/ year).

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia predicts that half of the international students may benefit from a reduction of 50% in the tuition fee.

You can find additional information on how to access Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia here.

Email: div.a.g.helpdesk@fct.unl.pt

Tel.: 351 212 948 300

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Program

Degree

Vacancies

Anthropology

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

10

Archaeology

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

6

Political Science and International Relations

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

16

Communication Sciences Cinema and Television | Communication, Culture and Arts | Strategic Communication | Journalism

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

19

Language Sciences

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

4

Musicology

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

10

Portuguese Studies

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

4

Philosophy

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

5

Geography and Regional Planning

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

12

History

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

9

History of Art

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

9

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

16

Sociology (full time)

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

11

Sociology (after-work schedule)

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

5

Translation

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

12

How to apply:

1.st Phase: 02/05/2017 until 02/06/2017
2.nd Phase: 04/12/2017 until 29/12/2017 (except Translation and Languages, Literatures and Cultures)

Tuition Fee:

At Faculdade de Ciências e Sociais e Humanas the tuition fee for  and International Student is 3.500,00 €/year and it possible to pay in two installments of 1.750,00€.

Additionally, the student must pay the school's insurance and administrative costs (37,50€), as well as an enrollment and application fee (70,00€).

Faculdade de Ciências e Sociais e Humanas predicts a reduction in the tuition fee for school merit for PALOP students, you can find additional information here.

Contacts and Useful Information:

Núcleo de Cooperação e Relações Internacionais

Email: ei@fcsh.unl.pt 

Tel. +351 217 908 300

You can find additional information on the application process here.

 

Nova School of Business and Economics (NOVA SBE)

Program

Degree

Vacancies

Economics

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

 

Management

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

 

How to apply:

Application to access Nova School of Business and Economics as an International Student is done exclusively online

Nova SBE accepts applications during the whole year to start in September or February

Tuition Fee:

At Nova SBE the tuition fee for an International Student is 6.000,00 €/year.

Additionally, applicants must pay an application fee of 70,00 €.

In case an applicant is accepts, one must pay an enrollment fee of 600,00 €. This ammount will be deducted from the total of the tuition fee, which must be paid until the end of the first month of classes. 

Besides the tuitionfee, one who wishes to study in Portugal must have, at leat, a minimum of 900,00 €/ month for expenses with accommodation, transportation and supplies. 

Contacts and Useful Information: 

Email: studyatnova@novasbe.pt

Tel. 351 213 801 699

For those interested in visiting the school and to clarify additional question, please find additional information here

Faculdade de Direito

Curso

Degree

Vacancies

Law

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

20

How to apply:

1.st Phase: 20/03/2017 until 14/04/2017
2.nd Phase 15/04/2017 until 30/06/2017
3.rd Phase: Until 20/10/2017, applicable only in case there are remaining slots from previous phases. 

The application to access Faculdade de Direito as an International Student is done online

Propina:

At Faculdade de Direito the tuition fee for International Students for bachelor is 3.000,00 € /year (30% should be paid in the moment of enrollment). Additionally students must pay the Enrollment Fee and School's Insurance in the ammount of 18,00 €. 

The application fee is 60,00 €.

Contacts and Useful Information: 

Email: sacademicos@fd.unl.pt

Tel.: 351213 847 447

You can find additional information here.

NOVA Information Management School

Program

Degree

Vacancies

Information Management

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

 

Information Systems

Licenciatura (Bachelor)

 

How to apply:

Application Period: 26 June until 30 July 2017

Application to access NOVA Information Management School as an International Student is done exclusively online.

Tuition Fee

Total fee: 6.000€ (includes Enrollments cost and school's insurance).

Payment in 4 installments:

1st Installment: 1 - 8 October 2017: 1.500€;
2nd Installment: 1 - 8 December 2017: 1.500€;
3rd Installment: 1 - 8 February 2018 1.500€;
4th Installment: 1 - 8 April 2018: 1.500€.

Contacts and Useful Information:

Gabinete de Apoio a Alunos Estrangeiros, Inserção na Vida Ativa Profissional, Ex-alunos e Relações Externas: adnovaims@novaims.unl.pt

You can find additional information here.

FAQ

I am a Brazilian citizen. How can I apply to the Medicine program as an International Student?

In Portugal, the access to the Medicine program as International Student is not possible.

Which are the requirements to apply to the University in Portugal as an International Student?

You can benefit from the International Student Statute if you fulfill the following conditions:

  • If you do not have Portuguese nationality;
  • If you are not a national from a Member State of the European Union;
  • If you are not legally residing in Portugal until the 31st of August of the year in which you intend to enroll in higher education for more than two years, continuously, and if you are not family of foreign citizens that hold a resident permit for more than two years;
  • If you don’t intend to enroll in Higher Education through special regimes;
  • If you Hold: a Qualification giving access to Higher Education, meaning any diploma or certificate issued by a competent authority in the country in which it was awarded; or a Diploma of Portuguese secondary school or equivalent degree

According to the area of studies you wish to pursue please contact the school of NOVA that offers the program of your choice and look for the school’s specific information.

I am a Brazilian citizen and currently study in my country. I would like to transfer to Universidade Nova de Lisboa. I would like to know the procedures, calendar, documentation, tuition fee.

You can study at NOVA as an International Student. The application is made directly in the NOVA School you wish to attend and through the Special Access for International Students. Each  school annually sets the calendar for applications, the number of vacancies and the selection criteria. The tuition fees can vary according to the program.

According to the area of studies you wish to pursue please contact the school of NOVA that offers the program of your choice and look for the school’s specific information.

When does the school year begin?

In Portugal the school year runs from September to June.

At Universidade NOVA de Lisboa the first semester starts in September and the second semester starts in February and ends in June. 

For detailed information students should check the calendar defined by the school they are applying to.