Study in Portugal Network

Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) is a project of the non-profit Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD).  The program allows students to take classes at any of the four member universities in the SiPN network: ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon, University of Lisbon, Catholic University of Portugal and NOVA University of Lisbon. Additionally, students interested in summer classes or for-credit internships may participate in various short-term summer programs.

Course work is available in a variety of disciplines, including Natural Sciences, Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Art. Courses are taught in English but students may also take Portuguese language courses as part of their study. Students will be enrolled in courses with Portuguese students and other students from all over the world.

Lisbon is a fantastic city that blends its rich, global history with the conveniences of modern-day Europe.  In addition to a tremendous amount of history, students can explore Lisbon's trendy art, food, and music scenes, and also experience living on the coast. The rest of Europe is easily accessible from Lisbon, and there's lots to see and do in Portugal.  Lisbon is a small, accessible, and affordable city, and is easy to navigate without an Portuguese language background.

Program Type: Study Abroad

Language of Instruction: English and Portuguese

Housing: SiPN students are housed in single rooms in a shared international student residence located in the heart of downtown Lisbon and has easy access to classes.  It is a mixed residence with 82 single rooms and the bathrooms are shared between only 2 rooms.  The residence provides students with amenities such as a fitness center, wifi, laundry services, shared kitchens, and computer labs.  

For more information on student life, please click here.

Courses: SiPN Course Options

Dates: Academic Calendar

Eligible Participants: Students must have completed at least one full year at their home campus and be in good academic standing.

Application Deadlines:

  • Academic Year and Fall: March 1
  • Spring: October 15

Estimated Cost: SiPN offers scholarships to student participants.  More information can be found here.

SiPN Website: Study in Portugal Network Website

Application: Submit an application and a copy of your transcripts to the Office of International Education.

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