Técnico Lisboa (University of Lisbon)

Técnico Lisboa (Universidade de Lisboa) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University bachelor and master students in BiologyChemistry, Computing Sciences, Mathematics and Physics of the Faculty of Science.

Fields of study

Bachelor and master BiologyChemistry, Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Physics

Number of places available

2 places per studyfield per year.

Selection was not necessary the past years.

Student experiences

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General information

General information exchange

Class timetables: Integrated Master’s Programmes – Técnico Lisboa (ulisboa.pt) and https://tecnico.ulisboa.pt/en/education/courses/masters-programmes/

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Academic Calendar

Academic calendar


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Areas of study open to exchange students

Master courses Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computing Sciences and Physics. For bachelor students please look at the integrated master programmes for courses.

First Cycle- Bachelor Degree- (1st, 2nd and 3rd year) classes are in Portuguese. Second Cycle- Master Degree (1st and 2nd year)- classes in are in English.

Integrated Master Degree* (4th and 5th year) classes in are in English.

* The difference between Master and Integrated Master is that at the end of the 1st Cycle (three years) there is always the option to continue to the Master (2nd cycle) of the same course (the integrated), or change to another Master. So Integrated is from 1st to 5th year being 4 and 5th the Master years.

The following Master's are also open for exchange students: 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Master courses are taught in English.

Housing assistance

Housing assistance

Estimated living costs per month

Average cost of living in Lisbon:

Meals: € 225/month

Renting a room: 200-350 €/month (expenses may not be included)

Renting a Studio /Apartment: 350-500 €/month (expenses may not be included)

Pass for Public Transportation: 35.65 €/month (bus and metro)

Ticket Museum / Monuments: 2-5 €

Cinema ticket: 6 €

Tickets for theater, concerts, opera or ballet: 20-75 €

National Minimum Wage: € 505/month


ECTS and Evaluation Systems:

ULisboa uses the national grading system (10-20) and the ECTS grading scale as defined in the ECTS framework by the European Commission.

The legal framework that establishes the implementation of ECTS is set out in Portugal by the Decree Law No. 42/2005 of February 22nd.

“The study time of a full-time academic year is between 1500 and 1680 hours and is completed in a period of 36-40 weeks “.

60 ECTS measure the full-time workload over the course of one academic year and 30 ECTS correspond to a semester .

Each ECTS represents 28 hours of student work.

Contact information

The International Officer of the Faculty of Science is Noor Weelink. 

E-mail: science.internationaloffice@uu.nl

Questions? Please make an (online) appointment below.