Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon) is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students of Utrecht University School of Law.

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Programmes School of Law

Law in a European and Global Context - courses

International Business Law - courses

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)

Academic calendar

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

 

Requirements

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.
Areas of study open for exchange students

Law

Courses at Master level

yes/no

Estimated living costs per month

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€

Housing: 

  • Renting a room: 300 - 600€/month 

or

  • Renting an apartment: 800 - 1200€/month
Housing

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. 

 

Additional information

Number of students: 3 students for a full year or 6 students for a semester.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

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.

EMAIL
You can reach us at ieo.leg@uu.nl for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

TELEPHONE
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.

EXCHANGE COORDINATORS:
Europe: 
Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at ieo.leg@uu.nl

POSTAL ADDRESS
International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands