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Universidade Lusófona

Location

Centro Universitário Lusófona-Lisboa, Lisboa Portugal

Ranking

# 1201+QS Sustainability Ranking

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67Undergraduate programs

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99Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

2,387 EURTuition Fee/year

About Universidade Lusófona

Lusófona university is the largest non-for-profit university in Portugal. The name of the university comes from the term "Lusophony", which comprehends all the Portuguese-speaking countries and their common linguistic and cultural background.

The University campuses, now called Lisbon University Centre and Porto University Centre, are located at the heart of the two cities, locations that are strategically connected to the whole transportation network.

Lusófona University advocates equal opportunities, and at present has a body of more than 16,900 students and 1.671 teaching staff, articulated in the 15 Faculties, Schools and Institutes which constitute the main institutional unit. Currently, Lusófona University offers 65 Bachelor programmes, 70 Masters, 4 Integrated Masters, 8 “Erasmus Mundus” International Masters, 2 Professional Masters, 13 PhD programmes and a wide range of postgraduation, specialised training and micro-credential courses.

All the University’s courses meet the European higher education requirements and comply with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Moreover, they are accredited by A3ES, the entity responsible for assessing and accrediting higher education in Portugal.

From its assets, it is important to highlight its strong international nature, quite evident in the fact that the university leads one of the new “European Universities”, Filmeu - European University for Film and Media Arts, and actively participates in dozens of research projects within the scope of, among others, the EU Horizon program. Furthermore, it welcomes more than 1,700 international students of 84 nationalities who are currently attending its courses.

About Universidade Lusófona

Lusófona university is the largest non-for-profit university in Portugal. The name of the university comes from the term "Lusophony", which comprehends all the Portuguese-speaking countries and their common linguistic and cultural background.

The University campuses, now called Lisbon University Centre and Porto University Centre, are located at the heart of the two cities, locations that are strategically connected to the whole transportation network.

Lusófona University advocates equal opportunities, and at present has a body of more than 16,900 students and 1.671 teaching staff, articulated in the 15 Faculties, Schools and Institutes which constitute the main institutional unit. Currently, Lusófona University offers 65 Bachelor programmes, 70 Masters, 4 Integrated Masters, 8 “Erasmus Mundus” International Masters, 2 Professional Masters, 13 PhD programmes and a wide range of postgraduation, specialised training and micro-credential courses.

All the University’s courses meet the European higher education requirements and comply with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Moreover, they are accredited by A3ES, the entity responsible for assessing and accrediting higher education in Portugal.

From its assets, it is important to highlight its strong international nature, quite evident in the fact that the university leads one of the new “European Universities”, Filmeu - European University for Film and Media Arts, and actively participates in dozens of research projects within the scope of, among others, the EU Horizon program. Furthermore, it welcomes more than 1,700 international students of 84 nationalities who are currently attending its courses.

Available programs

Company Law MSc

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Economics MSc

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Film Studies MSc

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Law MSc (Lisboa)

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Law MSc (Porto)

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Market Law MSc

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Public Law MSc

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University information

Students interested in joining Lusófona University can formalise their application throughout the year, either in person or via the Online Application Form.

Admission to Lusófona can be done through different routes, which will vary depending on the school or academic pathway at the time of application.

1st cycle

Depending on your profile, you can apply to study with us through one of the following options:

  • National Call for Applications to Higher Education
  • Special Regimes
  • International Students
  • Over the age of 23
  • Holders of a Technical Education Diploma
  • Holders of a Higher Professional Technical Diploma
  • Holders of Other Higher Education Courses
  • Holders of Vocational Training Diplomas
  • Change of institution/course pair
  • Readmission


 2nd Cycles / Masters

  • Holders of a bachelor's degree or legal equivalent
  • Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, awarded following a 1st cycle of studies organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process

3rd cycle / Doctorates

  • Holders of a master's degree or legal equivalent, whose curricula vitae show adequate basic scientific preparation
  • Holders of a bachelor's degree or legal equivalent, with a particularly relevant academic or scientific curriculum, which is recognised by the Scientific Council as attesting to the ability to carry out the Programme
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognised by the Scientific Council as attesting to their ability to carry out the Programme
For Bachelors it is necessary to prove the completion of secondary education and take one of the entrance exams set for the course for which students are applying. For Masters the ranking criteria are set for each course and may undergo interviews, curriculum evaluation, or other forms of verification of capacity for attendance.
Lusófona University wants all its students, staff, teachers and researchers to be part of the educational project, to be involved in the life of the University and to contribute with their labour, energy and creativity to impel Universidade Lusófona to become more and more a benchmark institution on the national and international scene.

The University campuses, Lisbon University Centre and Porto University Centre, are located at the heart of the two cities, locations that are strategically connected to the whole transportation network.

Both Lusofona University campuses are spaces for teaching, research and leisure, with auditoriums and classrooms, laboratories and social spaces, sports facilities and work areas.

You can take a virtual tour of the campuses here.

Student life

Lusófona University is committed to the academic success and personal development of all students.

The University seeks to provide a student-centred education and to this end supports and encourages student growth and well-being by creating a safe, diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment.

Students participate actively in the learning process and in academic life with no restrictions of a cultural nature, gender, race, sexuality, religion or socio-economic status.

When studying at Lusófona, any student experiences a vibrant and welcoming university, full of social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

Any student has access to a range of activities and events that will make them feel at home, build friendships and experiences that will last a lifetime.

In the welcome guide, available online at https://bemvindo.ulusofona.pt/pt/  , or in person at the Services, the university endeavours to provide information about life on campus and in the city so that any student feels integrated from day one.

Lusófona's educational project is based on the conviction that the active and committed participation of all students, teachers and staff in the activities of a higher education institution is the only way it can achieve its strategic objectives and have a significant social impact that contributes to the effective scientific, cultural and economic development of the society in which it operates;

To this end, it endeavours to attract teachers and staff who are committed to building a career and contributing to making Lusófona University a benchmark for excellence in teaching and research.

The Talent Management Office supports teachers and non-teaching staff in finding and developing careers within the university.

The University offers its students several support services regarding lifelong employability and career development.

EVA - Internships, Active Life and Lifelong Learning is a service dedicated to supporting and connecting students and graduates with the labour market, with the aim of promoting and supporting curricular, extracurricular and professional internships and the process of entering active life.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,387 EUR
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International Students

2,387 EUR
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Where to look for scholarship opportunities

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Universidade Lusófona is one of the top universities in Lisboa, Portugal. It is ranked #1201+ in QS Sustainability Ranking 2024.

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