Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon) is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students of Utrecht University School of Law.
- Transnational Law Curriculum (TLC): there are no entrance requirements as it is part of the undergraduate programme. It's available for both regular and Exchange students. Nonetheless, please note that these seminars are quite demanding and even though these do not correspond to 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year courses, the TLC is not available to 1st year students.This said, there are obviously more introductory courses like Federalism and the European Union and more advanced ones like International law of the Sea - courses
Exchange programme (general information)
Semester 1: 2nd week of September – late December: classes
Early January – 1st week of February: exams
Semester 2: 2nd week of February – late May: classes
Early June – mid July: written and oral exams
Language of instruction: Portuguese & English
Language requirements: B2. UU bachelor students do not need to provide proof of their English proficiency
The seminars in English are demanding and require a strong command of the language.
Master’s students interested in the LL.M. courses must show proof of their English proficiency, by having one of the following certificates:
- Proficiency in English by the University of Cambridge;
- TOEFL at least 100 (IBT);
- IELTS at least 7.
The following information is based on inquiries to International students who studied at Católica.
- Meals: 300 - 400€/month
- Monthly ticket for public transportation: 37€
- Coffee: 0,6€
- Renting a room: 300 - 600€/month
- Renting an apartment: 800 - 1200€/month
Lisbon is a populair city and the demand for housing is high. Anticipate the time and effort it may take you to find a room, and begin your search well in advance of your arrival. Make sure to check a residence before renting it.
As a reference, a 3 bedroom apartment in Lisbon can range from 800€ to 1200€ per month and a room in a shared flat may vary from 300€ to 600€, depending on the quality, size and location.
Number of students: 3 students for a full year or 6 students for a semester.
Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?
Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
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Contact details International Exchange Office
Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.
You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study.
You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.
Europe: Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at email@example.com.
International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
3512 BK Utrecht