1. International Mobility
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 every year. The Faculty has established a wide network of partnerships to this effect. The university participates in several European programmes, namely:
FCSH hosts 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
22.214.171.124. Application Procedures and Deadlines
Students can apply to universities offering positions for students, in accordance with the regulations (http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/servicos/drei/gria/erasmus/regulamento-2010-2011), during the application period (April 1st – April 30th).
Any interested students should apply by contacting the person in charge of their ERASMUS Department, and provide their order preference 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, telephone number, mobile phone number and email address.
b. Record of the courses taken, including the grades, average grade, 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 they wish to carry out at the selected University. This study 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 courses already taken at FCSH/UNL.
1.1.2. Incoming Students
For the mobility to take place, the institution sending students abroad, through the International Relations Office/Exchange Offices, should send all necessary documentation, properly 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 http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/servicos/erasmus/
126.96.36.199. Final deadline for sending the Application Form and the Learning Agreement
1st semester or full year – until 30 June
2nd semester – until 30 November
188.8.131.52. Arrival procedures
After arriving at the Faculty, the student should go to the International Exchange Section (Gabinete de Recrutamento e Intercâmbio de Alunos - GRIA) on the 7th Floor of Building B in order to provide:
- Arrival Registration (to be filled in) – students must have a confirmation document from their University of origin that can be used as identification or a signed copy of their Application Form;
- The Transcript Records given by the University of origin, listing all courses taken before the mobility period;
- Learning Agreement;
- Two photographs (no xerox);
- Photocopy of Identity Card or Passport.
Upon arrival, the student should also locate the person responsible for their mobility period in their respective department in order to:
- Confirm their study programme at the Faculty;
- Obtain a declaration that confirms their stay for studying purposes at the Faculty, signed by the faculty member responsible for the mobility program;
- Properly fill out the forms, mentioning all courses indicated by the faculty member in charge (please note: fill out the course codes and the name of the teachers).
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
1. International Mobility