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It depends on the course you want to do. Read the application conditions associated with each FFUL course.

PART-TIME STUDENT

According to the ULisboa regulations governing general regime part-time students, a student in a general part-time scheme at the University of Lisbon is one who, in any given school year, is registered in a number of course units up to a maximum of 30 ECTS in a study cycle leading to an undergraduate or master's degree.

Just complete the form available from the FFUL Planning and Academic Management Office. This form must be submitted at the beginning of each academic year, at the time of registration or registration renewal, within the deadlines set for that purpose.

A student who applies for registration as a general part-time student pays a fee corresponding to 65% of the full-time student’s tuition.

Students on a part-time basis enjoy a special registration regime.

ATTENDANCE

Student attendance at the practical and laboratory classes is compulsory, and students whose attendance is less than 2/3 of the classes taught fail. Students with the status of student worker are not subject to this requirement.

Parents and students can benefit from a special regime of absences in accordance with what is established in Law 60/2017 of 1 August

KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT

The assessment of knowledge gained through the course units is completed in accordance with the rules laid down in the regulations for each cycle of FFUL studies.

Achievement in practical and laboratory education is valid for three years – the academic year in which it is achieved and the following two years – as long as there are no significant changes in the respective programme or any exceptional situations approved by the FFUL Pedagogical Council.

At the end of each semester there is a normal three-week examination period and a two-week repeat period. In the normal period the student can complete final exams in all course units as long as they meet the conditions laid out in the Integrated Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences Regulations (MICF).

The normal period is at the end of each semester, according to the schedule established by the FFUL Pedagogical Council. During the repeat period at the end of each semester, students may complete final examinations for all course units for which they were absent, gave up or failed during the normal period.

The repeat period follows the normal period, and lasts for two weeks according to the schedule established by the FFUL Pedagogical Council.

There is also the special period, for students who need three course units to conclude the school part of the MICF. Students who hold a special status may also be covered by this special period, namely:
a) students who are Pregnant, Parents of Newborns and Infants;
b) Higher education leaders;
c) Students practicing high-performance sports;
d) Student athletes representing the University of Lisbon;
e) Student athletes representing FFUL;
f) Students with Special Educational Needs;
g) Student Workers;
h) Military students.

Yes, the student has the right to access the written information within four working days of the results being published. If the student disagrees with their mark, they may request, during the exam consultation period, that it be reviewed via an application to the FFUL Pedagogical Council and upon payment of the amount set for this purpose.

Yes, a student who intends to improve their final course unit mark may do so once during their course of study in one of the two evaluation periods (normal and / or repeat) following the time of approval. The student must register with the FFUL Planning and Academic Management Office up to three business days before the exam for the course unit they intend to improve, using the form available for this purpose.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship applications are completed and submitted directly via the student’s reserved area in the General Directorate of Higher Education platform (BeOn)/ (Plataforma da Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (BeOn).

To obtain the access credentials it is necessary to pre-register, which can be requested from the University of Lisbon’s Social Action Services  / (Serviços de Ação Social da Universidade de Lisboa.

For applicants for registration and matriculation on an FFUL course through the National Access and Entrance in Public Higher Education Contest (CNAES), the request for the access credential code is made at the time of application to CNAES.

Yes, within the scope of the ULisboa PhD Scholarship Programme, an initiative that involves the Rector’s Office and the University Schools. In each school year the vacancies available by School and access conditions are defined. Additional information available at https://www.ulisboa.pt/v1/info/bolsas-de-doutoramento

STUDENT CARD

The student card is issued by the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) at the beginning of the academic year, with the student having two options:

  • Identification card, without being a bank card
  • Identification card associated with a CGD bank account

Documentation required

DOCUMENTS AND CERTIFICATES

Students who need this document must present proof of registration and respective schedules to the FFUL Planning and Academic Management Office during normal office hours.
After being checked the hours will be stamped and initialled.

Students can request the Course Completion Certificate and Degree Registration Certificate in person at the FFUL Planning and Academic Management Office or via e-mail at academicos@ff.ulisboa.pt.

A student who has completed a year of studies (1st, 2nd or 3rd) at FFUL and who intends to obtain a Course Completion Certificate can do so only after requesting the Degree Registration Certificate that certifies the title of a course, accompanied by the respective Diploma Supplement.
Forms available here.

It is a document that certifies the course qualification, and has the following characteristics:

  • The Degree Registration Certificate is issued in Portuguese.
  • The Degree Registration Certificates corresponding to licentiate, Master’s and PhD degrees shall contain the elements contained in Order 9752/2013, of 24 July.
  • The Degree Registration Certificate is accompanied by the corresponding Diploma Supplement in which the extracurricular activities carried out by the student are recorded, as long as the student requests and proves them by means of the presentation of no more than five supporting documents.Please note!

The Degree Registration Certificate can also be issued in English on request.

In the English language documents, the name and title of the degree will be in Portuguese, while the discipline, branch or specialty will be in English.

The interested party may request a 2nd copy of the Degree Registration Certificate, which will mention this situation on the back.

Issuing a Degree Registration Certificate in a language other than that used in the first issue shall be considered as an alternative method.

The cost of issuing supporting documents, as well alternative method documents are as set out in the current charges table.

It is a document that proves the completion of a degree. It has the following characteristics:

    • It shall only be issued on request.
    • It is issued in Portuguese.
    • Course Letters corresponding to Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees must include the elements listed in Order 9752/2013, of 24 July.

 

Please note!

The Course Letter may also be issued in English on request.

In the English language documents, the name and title of the degree will be in Portuguese, while the subject, branch or specialty will be in English.

The interested party may request an alternative method Course Letter, which will mention this on the back.

Issuing a Course Letter in a language other than that used in the first issue will be considered an alternative method.

The cost of issuing supporting documents, as well alternative method documents are as set out in the current charges table.

CAMPUS@ULISBOA ACCOUNT

SPECIAL STATUTES

Students may request the following statuses:
a) students who are Pregnant, Parents of Newborns and Infants;
b) Higher Education Leaders;
c) Student Worker;
d) Military Students;
e) Professional, mixed or volunteer firefighter;
f) Practicing a religion;
g) Student Athlete;
h) Students with Special Educational Needs;
i) Assistant Professors under the University Teaching Staff Career Statute (ECDU
j) Students who support the FFUL Library.

Related Information: Order 06/2017

All those who appear in the register organised by the Portuguese Institute of Sports and Youth (IPDJ) in accordance with the criteria established in Decree-Law 272/2009, of 1st October.

REGISTRATION

Without prejudice to the payment of tuition fees already incurred, the student may request the cancellation of registration in all course units during the academic year they are attending (Article 8 of the University of Lisbon Tuition Regulations). The application must be in writing and addressed to the FFUL Director. The annulment of registration determines the annulment of matriculation and the consequent loss of ties to the University of Lisbon.

SUB23@SUPERIOR.TP PASS

The sub23 pass is intended for public or private higher education students up to and including the age of 23, who benefit from Direct Social Action in Higher Education or who are members of families that meet the criteria established in paragraph c) of para 2, article 3-A of Decree 272/2011, of 23 September, as amended by Decree 36/2012, of 8 February ("Social Pass +").

The pass is requested from the transport operators, upon delivery of sub23 Registration Declaration.

The declaration must be stamped by the University of Lisbon Social Action Services and by FFUL Academic Services.

PRE-REQUISITE

Only Prerequisite B is required by FFUL for those interested in the Integrated Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences who apply through the National Higher Education Access Contest.

Pre-requisite B (Interpersonal Communication Group) aims to prove the absence of psychic, sensory or motor impairment that seriously interferes with the functional capacity and interpersonal communication to the point of preventing self or other learning. In this context, the candidate must deliver, at the time of registration and matriculation in FFUL, a medical statement showing they meet this requirement.

The medical statement must be issued in accordance with the existing model for this purpose.

TUITION FEES

  1. When the student is registered in FFUL on a part-time basis, that is to say, in a given academic year, they enrol in a number of courses that total a maximum of 30 credits (ECTS), in a year of studies leading to a licentiate, master's or a PhD degree.
    2. When the student on the integrated master's programme cycle in a part-time general scheme is registered in a maximum of two courses corresponding to a maximum of 14 ECTS, and is able to complete the course in that school year. In this case the student pays the fee corresponding to the current rate, which is fixed for the frequency of individual course units.

The student will have to pay interest on the sum in arrears. They are also subject to the sanctions provided for in article 11 of the University of Lisbon's Tuition Fee Regulations.

SCHOOL INSURANCE

The general conditions relating to the school insurance policy are set by an insurer.

Total Student Insurance Premium - €1.43
Seguradoras Unidas, S.A - Policy 0004579781

Coverage:
Treatment Expenses - €8,000
Permanent Disability - €30,000
Death - €30,000
Unlimited Repatriation Funeral expenses - €2,700
Student Liability - €10,000
Organic Unit Liability - €25,000

In the event of an accident, the student should:

  1. If necessary, go to any hospital to receive proper medical care.
  2. Inform (in person or by e-mail) the FFUL Planning and Academic Management Office within 48 hours of the date of the event, and provide:
    1. Properly completed and signed the Personal Accident Claim form;
    2. Documentation proving the accident (eg reports and medical statements, original proof of health expenses) so that it can be presented to the insurance company within a maximum of eight days;
    3. Bank Identification Number for reimbursement purposes, if applicable.

Requests for clarification should be sent to academicos@ff.ulisboa.pt

DIPLOMA SUPPLEMENT

It is a bilingual document (Portuguese and English) that is issued free of charge by higher education institutions as a complementary document to the graduation diploma issued on completion of a Bachelor’s, Master's and / or PhD degree. This document provides information on the nature, level, context and content of studies completed by the holder of the diploma. This document may also include extracurricular (maximum five) activities carried out by the student, provided that the student requests and can prove them, upon presentation of a supporting document.

COURSE UNITS

According to the University of Lisbon Isolated Course Unit Registration Regulations, the following can apply for a statement of course units:
a) Students at any ULisboa School, or attending any courses that are the responsibility of the Rector’s Office, those registered in courses that are distinct from that to which this course unit belongs;
b) Students of any ULisboa School, or attending any courses that are the responsibility of the Rector’s Office, those registered in courses for which the course unit is optional, that they intend to complete in addition to those required for the conclusion of the corresponding Syllabus;
c) Students external to ULisboa who are registered in courses at another institution of higher education;
d) Other interested parties, without any link to higher education institutions, as long as they are over 16 years of age.

Under this scheme, applications for dissertation / internship / project work / thesis seminars/ thesis seminar or other course units of the same nature are not accepted. In each academic year, the maximum number of individual course that an applicant can register for cannot exceed a total of 30 ECTS. For further information, see Order 6/2014 and its Annex.

Students without ECTS in arrears: these students must register in all the Course Units carried over up to a total of 60 ECTS.

Students with 24 or fewer ECTS in arrears: these students must register in all the missing course units up to a maximum of 60 ECTS corresponding to the new course units for the year they are carrying over or of the following. Students can register for a maximum of 84 ECTS.

Students with more than 24 ECTS in arrears: these students must register in all the course units in arrears up to a maximum of 60 ECTS corresponding to the curricular year in which they are placed or of the following. Students can register for a maximum of 84 ECTS.

If you wish to attend course units that are not included in your syllabus, you must consult Order 6/2014 and its Annex.

The classification obtained in each individual course unit is not weighted for the purpose of calculating the average course completion, but is recorded in the Diploma Supplement and Course Completion Certificate.

Yes, provided you submit the application in accordance with the conditions required for this purpose.
Detailed information available on Equivalence and Recognition.

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