Study in Portugal

Study abroad in Lisbon, one of the most desired study abroad destinations in European

Gain international experience, boost your career, and dive deep into Portugal’s culture in some of the most popular study abroad programs in Europe! Your dream semester in Portugal is closer than you think – apply today and get accepted to study in Portugal as quickly as in a day!

Be quick – for this program, we only have limited availability!


Easy application process

Just fill out an online application form and submit it with a few attachments

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Your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in a day

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Universidade Europeia

top prestigious university in europe


choice of beyond abroad students

top #5

private university in portugal

founded on the principles of quality and internationalization


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Autumn (Sep – Feb), Spring (Feb – Jul)
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Bachelor & Master
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30 ECTS / 18 US credits


2,490 EUR + 75 EUR application fee


Lectures, workshops and excursions


Management, Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Games & Apps Development (IADE), Creative Technologies (IADE), Design Global (IADE)


Semester Dates

AUTUMN 2024*

September 9th, 2024 -
January 31st, 2025
September 2nd, 2024
August 16th, 2024

SPRING 2025*

January 27th -
June 9th, 2025
January 21st, 2025
January 13th, 2025

AUTUMN 2025*

September 9th, 2025 -
February 11th, 2026 →
September 4th, 2025
August 30th, 2025

Please note that the course selections are made on a first-come-first-serve basis!

*) dates still tentative


Studying abroad in Portugal at the European University of Lisbon 

A student-based academic model which aims to prepare them for a global world through the acquisition of knowledge and development of skills that leverage their employability anywhere in the world. The Universidade Europeia thus presents a rigorous teaching method that demands the student’s active participation in their own learning and development process. 

Who is this program for? 

  • You’re a university student 
  • You’re interested in Portugal 
  • You want to study abroad in a unique environment 
  • You want to expand your knowledge with a variety of topics 
  • You want to get to know people from all over the world 


Study abroad in Portugal Credits and Grading:

European University of Lisbon grants credits directly as either ECTS. Each course is worth 3-6 ECTS. You may choose between 3 and 5 courses, which amount to 18–30 ECTS.

Who can apply to study abroad in Portugal:

To apply, you need to have at least

  • Enrollment at an institution of higher education (University) for the upcoming year
  • Sufficient English skills. You’re not required to take an official language test, however.

Study abroad in Portugal Required Documents:

  • An official transcript of records that proofs that you are currently enrolled at an institution of higher education
  • A passport photo
  • A copy of the identification page of your passport or national ID card (EU citizens).

Apply to study abroad at European University of Lisbon

Get the required documents (see list below)

Fill out and submit the online application form together with the required documents

You’ll get a confirmation of your study placement within one week, at best as quickly as in one day.

  • When you apply for two semesters: 100 EUR discount on the second semester
  • Limited seats: Because of the limited seat availability within European University of Lisbon applying for this program is binding and no refunds outside the terms and conditions will be issued unless the program is canceled by the Unversity.
  • Get access to comprehensive information materials such as an Asia Exchange Guide and an interactive orientation webinar after you apply


  • Scan all the required documents (1–2) to your computer.
  • Finally fill out the online application form below and submit it with all the documents.

Uploading and submitting the attachments

  • Please upload the attachments in PDF format.
  • If possible, please submit all the attachments together with the application. If you’re missing some attachment(s) when you first apply, you can send the missing document(s) later.  However, please note that we won’t process applications without any attachments whatsoever.
  • All attachments must be sent to us by the application deadline at the very latest, preferably as soon as possible.
  • You can submit all the documents electronically. Please don’t send anything via regular mail.
  • There is a late application fee for applications or attachments submitted after the application deadline.


You’ll get a confirmation of your study placement in 1-7 days, starting from the day your application is complete with all the required documents.


The application fee invoice will be sent to you soon after the initial acceptance letter. This fee will be due within 10 days of receiving your confirmation. The application fee is non-refundable even if you decide to cancel (see below).


If you’re unable to participate in the study abroad semester, you have the right to cancel your participation up to 1 month before the semester starts with no extra cost (the application fee will not be refunded, however). Let us know about your cancellation by writing us an email at info[at] Cancellations notified via phone, SMS or by any other means will not be considered. For more detailed information on our cancellation policy, please see terms and conditions for cancellation. We also reserve the right to cancel your participation if any of your fees becomes overdue. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.

Travel insurance

You are required to have a valid accident and health insurance from your home country for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate in the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.

European University of Lisbon provides access to a student-oriented quality higher education. It stands out due to its innovation capacity and its differentiating academic model, founded on the principles of quality, internationalization and proximity to businesses and the labour market. It aims to prepare its students to become the Global Professionals of the future, with all the necessary skills to achieve professional success anywhere in the world.

European University of Lisbon grants Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and PhD, as well as Executive Education programs in such diverse areas as Management, Law, Psychology, Human Resources, Marketing, Design, Communication, Sports, Computer Engineering and Technologies. It stands out as a leading higher education institution in Hospitality and Tourism Management.



Estrada da Correia, nº53.
1500-210 Lisboa


Avenida D. Carlos I, nº4
1200-649 Lisboa – Portugal


Rua Laura Ayres, nº4
1600-510 Lisboa – Portugal

Lisbon is considered the coolest city in Europe for several reasons. Explore one of the most beautiful metropolises and its famous and notorious nightlife in Lisbon. The city center offers more than 250 bars to explore and meet people from all over the world. On top of that, Lisbon is home to some of the best restaurants and excellent cuisines in Europe. Aside from all of this, Lisbon is located right by the Atlantic Ocean.

Explore the wonders of the Atlantic Ocean! Dive with Dolphins, go surfing, sunbathing or swim in some of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. The public transportation infrastructure is fantastic, and you can quickly reach Sintra or Cascais, two of the world’s most famous tourist destinations with amazing sceneries and even better food.




Q: Are there mandatory courses? A: No there are no mandatory courses at UE Lisbon.

Q: When are my course selections confirmed? A: After your application has been officially approved by the host University, the staff of UE Lisbon will reach out to you to request your course selection. They will then pre-confirm your course selection or inform you if certain courses are not available.

Q: Can I drop out of a course or add a course after making the course selections? A: In some cases, it is possible to drop out of some courses or add more. However, these kinds of decisions have to be made in the first week of the semester.

Q: How does the weekly schedule look like? A: In general, you will have contact lectures from Monday to Friday.

Q: What is the required minimum attendance? A: You must attend a minimum of 75 % of lectures and all mandatory workshops/excursions. You must also pass the mid-term and final exams to receive your grades. In case of sickness, you can discuss with the program staff regarding the excused absence.

Q: When do the exams take place? A: All exams will take place after the official semester dates at the end of your semester. The examination period is usually about 2 weeks long.

Q: Is there a dresscode at UE Lisbon? A: You should always cover your shoulders, belly, knees and toes when on campus.

Q: What is the correct type of visa for studying at UE Lisbon?
A: European students do not need any visa to study Lisbon Portugal at UE university. However, if you are a non-European citizen, you need to apply for the Schengen Visa.

Q: How can I find suitable accommodation options? The university does not offer on-campus accommodation.  However, there are plenty accommodation options available in Lisbon. Furthermore, the universities have premium partners for accommodation alternatives, which you can find in our guide. You can look for accommodations within the city or nearby the campuses. Airbnb is a popular option in Portugal.

Q: Should I book accommodation in advance or after arriving in Lisbon?
A: It is completely up to you. Many of the cheapest places get booked in advance during the autumn, but most students still prefer checking the accommodation options in person after arrival.

Q: How do students get from A to B in Lisbon?
A: Lisbon offers a fantastic public transportation system which is used by the big majority of our students.

Q: Which vaccinations do I need to take?
A: We recommend MMR, Tetanus-diphtheria and hepatitis A and B. You can ask your doctor for possible other recommendations.

Q: Do I need to have travel insurance? You are required to have valid accident and health insurance from your home country for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.

In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the student visa, flights, accommodation, and other living costs. Compared to the rest of Europe, the cost of living is relatively low in Portugal. The actual costs depend on your individual lifestyle.

Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrollment signed. What should I do?
A: Please fill out the document and send it to and we will forward it to your host university for signing.

Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? The electronic official letter of acceptance will be delivered to you approximately 1 months before the semester starts.

Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records?
A: The university prepares and sends the transcripts of records usually within 2 months after the end of the semester

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