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Last updated May, 2019
The exchange agreement with Otago is only with the Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculdade de Economia.
Twice a year the University runs a Portuguese-language and culture course for exchange students. This course is fee-exempted.
- Academic year: September – June
- Winter semester: September – January
- Spring semester: February – June
Course Load and Minimum Unit Requirements
Full time academic load is 30 credits per semester or 60 credits for the whole year.
Accommodation and the Cost of Living
Estimated Cost of Living
Student Visa and Insurance
Information on Student Visas and Insurance for students going on exchange can be found elsewhere on this website.
The University, City and Region
The name Universidade Nova de Lisboa stands for creativity and innovation. Founded in 1978, the University leads Portugal in the teaching and research of Economics and Management. The buildings that house the School are of historical significance. The University is not confined to one single campus. Its five faculties and four University Institutes are located in various sites in and outside Lisbon. The buildings for the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Law, Institute for Statistics and Information Management, Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health and the Rectory, are located in several places in the city.
The City of Lisbon
Lisbon lies on the north bank of the Tagus Estuary and is the westernmost city in continental Europe. Inhabited by about 2 million people, Lisbon retains its personal touch while showing all the signs of openness to the world. Its mild winters and long summers cooled by the Atlantic breeze provide the perfect conditions to enjoy all that is on offer.
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