Universidade NOVA de Lisboa is a higher education institution with internationally recognized research and quality teaching that ensures high levels of professional success to its students.
Founded in 1973, NOVA is the youngest public university in the Lisbon metropolitan area, with teaching units in Lisbon, Almada, Oeiras, and soon in Cascais. Its nine academic units constitute an incontestable cultural, artistic, academic and technological resource. NOVA has a strong tradition of work in areas of innovation, with corresponding outcomes in the economy, services, and in extracurricular training, establishing important protocols with its peers both nationally and internationally. NOVA also participates in several mobility programmes within the universe of European Higher Education Institutions, but also cooperates with Brazil, the Portuguese speaking countries and Latin-American countries, as well other regions of the world.