Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious university in Portugal and is one of Europe’s leading universities. Heir to a university tradition that spans over seven centuries, ULisboa acquired its current status in July 2013, following the merger of the former Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa.
ULisboa brings together various areas of knowledge and has a privileged position for facilitating the contemporary evolution of science, technology, arts, and humanities. The quality of teaching, research, innovation, and culture of ULisboa is attracting an ever-increasing amount of talent from around the world.
Welcome to ULisboa
Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest Higher Education institution in Portugal and one of the most prestigious universities in Europe.
To study at ULisboa is to attend a people-oriented university that privileges merit and is strongly committed to high-quality education and to its projection in the science and innovation international scene.
ULisboa provides over 400 degrees in all knowledgeable areas. With an academic staff of about 3.500 professors and over 400 researchers, this institution serves a universe of 50.000 students.
The quality in research, innovation, and culture at ULisboa Schools attract an increasing number of international talent seeking to develop projects at the highest level with the research Units and Groups.
ULisboa prepares professionals for the World, providing them with the skills to take on the demands of the global market. Contributing to this cause, are the over 550 agreements and protocols celebrated with international institutions, reinforcing ULisboa’s daily commitment to providing a complete, high quality, and distinguished education.
Access and Admission to ULisboa
The International Student Statute, published in March of 2014, establishes the admission of international students in the Portuguese Higher Education, 1st cycle and integrated masters, through the Special Admission Contest for International Students, to which are allowed foreign candidate students holding a diploma that certifies their completion of Secondary Education in their home country.
From the International Student Statute are excluded national students that belong to a European Union country, or not being a national student of an EU country, live legally in Portugal for more than two years uninterruptedly. These students may get admission to the Portuguese Higher Education System through the general regime for admission, if they have concluded secondary education, held the entrance examinations, and fulfill the necessary preconditions.
The School of Agriculture - ISA
The Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), School of Agriculture, is the largest and most qualified school of graduate and post-graduate degrees in the Agricultural Sciences, in Portugal, and its know-how is recognized nationally and internationally.
With over 100 years of experience, it has been adjusting its teaching to both the technological evolution and the reality of the country, focusing both on quality and modernization.
ISA was integrated into the Technical University of Lisbon in 1930. Since 2013 it became part of the University of Lisbon, resulting from the merger of the Technical University of Lisbon and the former University of Lisbon. It has about 1500 students in graduate and undergraduate programs, a faculty of 116 teachers and 47 Researchers.
Located in the heart of Lisbon, Tapada da Ajuda – an Environmental and Botanical Park with about 100 ha, of recognized interest – it is also a pleasant place for events, recreational activities, and the discovery of sites, such as the interesting Amphitheatre of Stone, the Belvedere, the Garden of the Parada, the Rugby field, the Astronomical Observatory, the Exhibition Pavilion, the Auditorium of Lagoa Branca, among others.