Study in Portugal

Why to Study at FCT-UNL, in Portugal?

Quality Education

Affordable tuition fees

Excellent fossils and outcrops

A Genuine European Experience

A Great Lifestyle

Why study in Portugal?

The site Study in Portugal selected the 10 main reasons to choose Portugal:

1 - Quality Education

2 - Affordable Tuition fees

3 - A Genuine European Experience

4 - A Great Lifestyle

5 - A Gateway to the World

6 - The Way to learn Portuguese

7- Hospitality and a Great Climate

8 - Sports and Culture

9 - Breathtaking Landscapes 

10 - Old and New World Charm

See also this useful and independent Guide to Studying in Portugal.

And see the Youtube Video about study in Portugal 


Why study paleontology in Portugal

Because this Master Programme gathers top paleontologists and professionals, which will provide a state-of-the-art MSc in Paleontology.

Because Portugal has an amazing paleontological heritage which may give excellent topics of research.

Because is fun! Portugal has a great friendly atmosphere to study. The faculty is close to the beach and fossil outcrops. And don't forget the great weather and tasty Portuguese food and wine!

Accommodation 

Plus, we help you to find the most suitable accommodation possible. Caparica is in the opposite side of Tejo River fro the vibrant and authentic city of Lisbon.

The FCT has created an accommodation portal, where private offers of apartments / houses and rooms are available. Those interested should contact the owners, through the contacts indicated in the Accommodation Portal.

If you need a place to stay in the first days of your stay, we advise you to stay at a Youth Hostel located on the outskirts of FCT / UNL, Almada (Pragal) is the nearest. Then, with the help of this section, you can get an accommodation for the rest of your stay.

You can also apply for a room at the University Residence, and fill out the online accommodation application, which will be sent by email. If you have already sent the application documents and have not yet received an email with the link to request accommodation you should send an email requesting it ( div.a.ae.mobilidade@fct.unl.pt ). Orders will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and will only be valid after receipt of all documentation.

University Residence Frústo da Silva

Residence rules ( pdf ) - Very Important

Summer Accommodation

The University Residences of UNL are open in August to national and foreign students, and there must be a minimum of 2 days of stay. More information available here.

Useful Information / Services

If you would like to receive information on accommodation in several countries, you can register on the website of the International Student Accommodation Network , and see the website housinganywhere.com.

On the page of the ErasmusLisboa Association you can find accommodation in Lisbon and different activities organized for Erasmus students.

The Erasmus Life Lisboa , an entity dedicated to the promotion of the city of Lisbon as Erasmus city, tourist destination and destination for young people looking for professional work experience. This association promotes varied events and offers diverse services for Erasmus students ( pptx ).

On the Wimdu page you will find accommodation offers in Lisbon.

The ANJAF Residence , located next to the Largo do Rato in Lisbon, also offers accommodation services.

For short-term accommodation (a few days) you can also sample AirBNB or Couchsurfing.

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