ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon

ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) is a public university established in 1972. Pursuing teaching, research and community service activities, it plays a major role in educating qualified specialists and personnel, whose cultural, scientific and technical skills enable them to contribute to sustainable development both at the national and the global level.

Master's Programmes

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ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) is a public university established in 1972.


ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon is a research university, with nine research centers evaluated by the Foundation for Science and Technology (4 qualified as excellent, 3 as very good and 2 as good).


ISCTE - IUL demonstrates a high rate of graduates employability and achieves the 100% rate in most of the courses. Its former students currently occupy positions of high responsibility in private companies, public institutions and governmental entities, which confirms not only the prestige of our institution, but also its teaching quality.

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Medical services

Students can benefit from the agreement establish with the Social Services (SAS) at the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) to use the Medical Center for general medical consultation, family planning, maternal health and ophthalmology. Also for nursing services and vaccinations.At the ISCTE-IUL Residence Dr. Fernando Ramires provides medical care, under appointment.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Students' Union of ISCTE-IUL has sport activities for exchange students and you may take part in University sports competitions together with home students. The also offer at the Energy Box: krav maga, dance, pilates, salsa and kizomba, yoga, etc. Apart from the above options the students have the possibility to book the multipurpose campus situated next to INDEG-IUL building.

Student clubs

The ISCTE-IUL Students Union (AEISCTE) is an autonomous organization held by the students of ISCTE-IUL. Its mission is to socially and culturally complement the students academic life while they are with the ISCTE-IUL.You will be able to find information about events held not only in Lisbon, but also in other cities of Portugal. There, you can also find leaflets about concerts, performing arts and movie festivals that take place in Lisbon, and much more.


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