1. International Mobility
The Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas has made considerable efforts in internationalisation and receives an increasing number of students and teachers from internationally recognised universities, each year. The Faculty has established a wide network of partnerships to this effect. The university participates in several European programmes, namely:
It also participates in international exchange programmes:
It sponsors several partnerships with international higher education institutions for the mobility of students, in particular with Brazil, through scholarships provided by CAPES (Coordenação de Aprofundamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) (http://www.capes.gov.br/).
1.1. Erasmus Programme
1.1.1. Outgoing Students
126.96.36.199. Application Procedures and Deadlines
Students can apply for available universities, in accordance with the regulations in force, during the application period that runs from the 1 March to 31 March.
Any interested students should make their application by contacting the person in charge of their ERASMUS Department, and provide their preference order of universities and countries to which they are applying. They should also provide the following documents:
a. Application Form – available online. It must provide the following details: name, address, fixed telephone number, mobile phone number and E-mail.
b. A list of completed subjects, including their average mark as well as the number of subjects already taken with a list of results and the number of ECTS obtained.
If requested by the person in charge of the Erasmus Department, the students may also need to provide the following documents:
a. The Study Plan that they wish to carry out at the selected University. This plan is only related to the University indicated as first-choice in the Application Form.
b. A letter with a maximum of twenty (20) lines, explaining the reasons why the student is applying to the ERASMUS Programme and the chosen Department and University. It should specifically indicate how this study programme relates to the subjects already taken at FCSH/UNL.
1.1.2. Incoming Students
For the mobility to take place, the sending institution, through the International Relations Office/Exchange Offices, should send any necessary documentation, suitably completed, signed and stamped. All the information and application forms are available in our website:
We would advise students to read the “Welcome Guide” before submitting their application. This guide is available at: http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/dci/Welcome_Guide.pdf.
188.8.131.52. Final deadline for sending the Application Form and the Transcript of Records
1st semester or full year – until 30 June
2nd semester – until 30 November
184.108.40.206. Arrival procedures
After arriving at the Faculty, the student should go to the International Exchange Section (Núcleo de Intercâmbio Internacional - NII) on the 7th Floor of Building B in order to provide:
- Arrival Registration (to be filled in) – students must have a confirmation document from the University of origin that can be used as identification or a signed copy of their Application Form;
- The Transcript Records given by the sending University, listing all subjects taken before the mobility period;
- Learning Agreement;
- Two original photographs;
- Photocopy of Identity Card or Passport.
Upon arrival, the student should also locate the person responsible for their mobility period in their respective department so as to:
- Confirm their study programme at the Faculty;
- Obtain a declaration that confirms their stay for studying purposes at the Faculty, signed by the teacher responsible for the mobility.
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
1. International Mobility