Academic Year 2009/2010
Winter term:
Classes start: 14th September
Classes end: 18th December
Examination period: January
End of semester: 5th February
Summer term:
Classes start: 8th February
Classes end: 4th June
Examination period: June
End of semester: 9th July
Portuguese language courses:
The Faculty of Human Sciences offers two Portuguese courses for Erasmus students at the
Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon):
Intensive Portuguese Course (4 ECTS) | Price: € 230 - all material included
This is a 60-hour course, comprising 3 hours a day for 4 weeks in September/October.
A minimum of 15 students is required for the course to take place
(3 hours a day/4 weeks, this may change according to student availability)
Annual Portuguese Course (3 + 3 ECTS) | Free for FCH incoming students
The annual course begins in September and ends in May/June, with 3 hours of classes per
All lessons are taught in Portuguese so Erasmus students who do not speak Portuguese will have
difficulty in accompanying the course.
The university does not have accommodation for students, but can help them find accommodation
in Lisbon.
Erasmus students should contact the following address:
GApA – Gabinete de Apoio ao Aluno
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Palma de Cima
1649-023 Lisbon
Phone number: 00 351 217 214 037
Mariana Andrade: [email protected]
Maria da Câmara: [email protected]
LLP/Erasmus Coordinator for the Faculty of Human Sciences
Mestre Ana Paula Rias
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Palma de Cima
1649-023 LISBOA
E-mail: [email protected]
LLP/Erasmus International Office
Clementina Santos
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Palma de Cima
1649-023 LISBOA
Phone number: 00351 21 7 21 4204
Fax: 00351 21 721 4000
E-mail: [email protected]
The students selected to attend the Faculty of Human Sciences in the academic year of
2009-2010 have to fill in the Application Form and send it together with the following
- A letter explaining the reasons for studying in Portugal as an Erasmus student (in
- Two identity card size pictures;
- A copy of your identity card or passport.
All the above documents should be sent by:
• 15th July for Winter Semester students
• 15th December for Summer Semester students
All the documents should be sent to the following address:
Clementina Santos
Faculdade de Ciências Humanas
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Palma de Cima
1649-023 LISBON
When you come to Lisbon, you should bring a European Insurance Card (issued in
your home country) and your proposed studies programme (Learning Agreement),
stamped and signed by the departmental coordinator of your university.

Information 2009-2010 - Universidade Católica Portuguesa