Universidade Nova de Lisboa


NOVA’s research programmes and centres produce cutting-edge work in a wide range of areas. Join our University and have the opportunity to achieve excellence.

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QS Top 50 under 50

NOVA is the only Portuguese University in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking.

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International College

The IFP, is a cross disciplinary program, that combines a curricula concentrated in a limited number of subjects, small classes and higher number of contact hours. It focus on the development of analytical and interpersonal skills and also satisfies entry requirements for the majority of other undergraduate degrees in other universities.

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Scientific Publications

NOVA's Repository aims to collect, store, manage, preserve and give access to the university's intellectual production

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THE Top 100 under 50

NOVA ranks top universities under 50

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Courses Catalogue

We welcome you to explore NOVA’s academic offerings.
Our catalogue provides a description of the courses offered at NOVA as well as useful information about our Schools.

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NOVA promotes and encourages mobility for both incoming and outgoing students and offers opportunities for studying, teaching and researching abroad.

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NOVA promotes entrepreneurial learning designed to help students acquire tools, develop skills and cultivate the mindset central to launch and manage successful new ventures.

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Distance learning courses provide the opportunity to study from anywhere in the world. NOVA offers various online opportunities to enable a successful learning experience.


Doctoral School

NOVA Doctoral School offers to 3rd cycle students and supervisors a range of complementary and transferable activities that will support their personal and professional development.

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Research at NOVA

The main objective of the Research Support Office is to assist research units with the development and implementation of strategies for research, in pursuit of the objectives established for the University.



Bibliometric study of the UNL publications indexed in Web of Science

Uniformization of institutional addresses

Santander Totta/Universidade Nova de Lisboa Award


Santander Totta/Universidade Nova de Lisboa Collaborative Research Award 2014/2015 Santander Totta/Universidade Nova de Lisboa Collaborative Research Award 2014/2015 The call for applications is now open, for projects in the field of Life Sciences more...
NOVA rises 41 places at QS World University Rankings NOVA rises 41 places at QS World University Rankings Universidade NOVA de Lisboa climbed 41 places in the QS World University Rankings 2014-2015 when compared to 2013-2014, and is now in the 312 position worldwide. more...