Incoming Students

Welcome to Universidade Lusíada!

We are happy to welcome you as a mobility student

You are invited to visite us in our campi in Lisboa or in Oporto to do your mobility.

As learning doesn't stop at the classroom door at Lusíada, and the university experience is not reduced to technical instruction targeting profession, the Universidades Lusíada cares about university education addresses the humanistic side of life´s larger issues, and the spur the student towards social consciousness, through the values of Portuguese tradition, history and culture.

Acquiring ethical and social conscience that will serve as the benchmark for behavior in one´s later years is the ultimate goal of Lusíada's overall education. It is our earnest hope that the members of our university community go forth to earn distinction by virtue of the human qualities gained at Lusiada, along with their professional preparation.

We want you to become one of us!

Universidade Lusíada offers studies in the three cycle degrees: graduation, master and doctoral.

Please see the ECTS package for information about the courses' outline and it´s contents, however coordinators and students must be aware that small changes can happen, due to unforeseen circumstances  arising at the start of each semester.

All incoming students must submit their application online. Applications sent by e-mail or post will not be accepted.

After receiving application, official acceptance letter will be sent.

Deadlines for submission:
Winter semester: 30th June, 2017
Spring semester: 30th November, 2017

Before submitting the application form, please prepare the followwing documents:

  1. Learning Agreement
    It must be sent correctly filled.
    For Universidade Lusiada´s institutional data please see here

Please follow the instructions for a correct filling:

  • Computer type-written only: handwritten documents shall not be accepted;
  • Amended documents shall not be considered valid;
  • Total amount of credits allowed: 60 ECTS per full academic year, 30 ECTS per semester;
  • Duration of studies:
    1. September 2017 to July 2018 - full academic year (11 months);
    2. September 2017 to February 2018 - winter semester (6 months);
    3. February 2018 to July 2018 - spring semester (6 months).
  • To complete Table A, "Proposed mobility programme before the mobility" see the list of courses available at ECTS package;
  • Signatures for commitment are absolutely required: unsigned and unsealed documents shall not be accepted.

Note: Incoming students coming only for semester cannot follow annual courses and those who enroll only in the second semester are not allowed to register for or take first semester examinations.

A scanned copy of the Learning Agreement will be returned to both International Office of the Home University and student together with the acceptance letter.

  1. Identification card
  2. Insurance card - incoming European Union - citizens/students need to have European Health Insurance Card, (EHIC) valid for Portugal and for the time of their temporary stay. European Health Insurance Card should be issued by a health insurance agency of your home country. If the student has also a private medical and personal accident insurance, we advise, before leaving the home country, to check its coverage.

Incoming students out of Europe, a private Health Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance are compulsory and must be purchased in home country before arrival to Portugal.

  1. Erasmus credential - an official document issued by your home university testifying your mobility.

Incoming students shall register during Registration Day and not before.

    1st semester Registration Day

  • 7th September.2017 - students whose first name starts from A to L;
  • 8th September.2017 - students whose first name starts from M to Z;
  • Time: 09H00 to 12H30 / 13H30 to 17H30;
  • Place: Room 1F - ULL

    2nd semester Registration Day

  • 9th February.2017
  • Time: 09H00 to 12H30 / 13H30 to 17H30
  • Place: Room 1F - ULL

During the registration act, students must give the following original documents, compulsory:

  • Erasmus credential, duly signed by the official academic authorities and sealed with the official stamp from the Home University;
  • Learning Agreement of Studies before mobility, duly signed by both official academic authorities and the student with official stamp from the Home University;
  • 2 color photos (passport size).

During registration, incoming students will be given a student card and a login to access its personal webpage at the Secretaria Online.

Event / Date

  • Registration day for incoming students whose first name starts on A to L | 7.09.2017, 9H00/12H30 - 14H30/17H30, Room 1F
  • Registration day for incoming students whose first name starts on M to Z | 8.09.2017,9H00/12H30 - 14G30*17H30, Room 1F
  • Winter semester, beggining of term | 11.09.2017
  • Welcome Day for incoming students | 27.09.2017, 11H00, Auditorium 1
  • Presentation of the Evaluation System |3.10.2017, 11H00, Auditorium 1
  • Deadline for Change Forms 1st semester | 13.10.2017
  • Christmas holidays | 22.12.2017 to 03.01.2017
  • 1st semester examination period | 8.01.2018 to 10.02.2018

  • Spring semester, beggining of term | 12.02.2018
  • Deadline for Change Forms for the 2nd semester |12.03.2018
  • Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa celebration day | 22.03.2018
  • Easter holidays | 26.03.2018 to 2.04.2018
  • 2nd semester examination period | 4.06.2017 to 29.06.2017
  • Graduation Day | 30.06.2018
  • Supplementary examination period | 02.07.2018 to 31.07.2018
  • End of the academic year | 31.07.2018


National Holidays Calendar


Holiday Date
New Year's Day 1st January 2018
Holy Friday 30th March 2018
Easter Sunday Day 1st April 2018
Revolution Day 25th April 2018
Labor´s Day 1st May 2017
Corpus Christi´s Day 31st May 2018 
National Day 10th June 2018
Santo Antonio's Day 13th June 2018 
São Pedro's Day (Oporto holiday) 24th June 2018 
The Our Lady's Assumption Day 15th August 2018
Founding of the Republic's Day 5th October  2017
Immaculate Conception Day 8th  December 2017
Christmas Day 25th December 2017

Welcome to the Erasmus Buddy Programme at the Lusíada University of Lisbon!

This is a programme organized by the students and for the students.

We nominate buddies on yearly basis as a way of fostering integration and creating strong ties between the Erasmus student body and the Lusíada community !

If there's anything you need, please let us know!

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Universidade Lusíada does not have on-campus accommodation, however our Students Association can provide a list of private flats/rooms nearby the campus:

The following agencies are reliable and they will help incoming students to find their place. Please specify you are a ULL student:


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