Students are informed about all administrative steps via the website of NOVA university. There is a dedicated contact person to assist them in the procedure.
Life Lisboa is a non-profit organization that intends to support and integrate international students in Lisbon by providing useful services and organizing local Cultural, Sport and Entertainment activities. At the Faculty of Sciences and technology (FCT NOVA) There is a buddies’ system for foreign students in place, organized by the students’ association AEFCT.
Starting at the beginning of each semester with classes two times a week all semester long. This Portuguese Language Course corresponds to 3 ECTS.
There are two ways of getting accommodation: At the students’ Residence of FCT NOVA and Private accommodation nearby the Campolide Campus. There are currently three Halls of Residence for students of the University, with total of 460 beds. Priority is given to Portuguese scholarship students and foreign students on exchange programs.
Special needs support
FCT NOVA provides parking places specifically for students/academic staff with special needs, and also has access ramps to its buildings and lifts. It is also possible to carry out a case-by-case analysis to try and minimize any difficulties that such students/academic staff may experience.
Culture et sport
The services of social action of the University (SASNOVA) contributes to students’ well-being and educational success by increasing sports activities, promoting and encouraging all sports activities and reinforcing the University’s image through sport. With the Life Lisboa Card students get access to several discounts in several events and with all their partners. (http://www.erasmuslifelisboa.com/)