Welcome to Lisbon

Set against the ever-present backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, this dainty sun-kissed city lives in a Latin fairytale of timeworn manners and traditions. Living in the heart of the city, you are able to explore all that Lisbon has to offer.

Vibrant and dynamic, Lisbon effortlessly blends different cultures, trends and lifestyles. Situated near the Tagus river and sunny almost all the time, the Portuguese capital has a unique beauty and an internationally acclaimed architectural singularity. 

Full of endless possibilities to explore and discover a rich tapestry of culture, arts and gastronomy; enjoy mediterranean dining at one of the many boutique bars, restaurants or cafes that have inhabited the courtyards and lanes for generations.

 

Lisbon offers an exceptional university experience for students. Great restaurants, lively nightlife and a vast array of entertainment options mean that Lisbon is a fantastic choice for students looking to make the most of their years at uni.

Universities

As a privileged space of science and knowledge, the ULisboa is today, one of the major institutions of Higher Education in Europe and one of the leading University in the country. 

Getting around

The transport network includes Carris (buses, trams, funiculars and lifts) and the Metro. Suburban railways complement these networks and some passes are also valid on the cross city rail line.

An excellent way to travel is a 'Via Viagem' or  '7colinas' pre paid card available from Metro and other ticket offices and the Casa da Sorte in P da Rossio. This is a top up card called 'Zapping'

Shopping

Lisbon's shopping is second to none, with everything from quirky little stores selling traditional trinkets right up to more contemporary boutiques and swish stores that stock all the latest fashion, technology and gadgets.

Nightlife

Considered to be among the best in Europe, Lisbon is well known for its nightlife. It is home to many discos, Bars, Fado houses, and nightclubs, all catering to different tastes and interests and located throughout the city.

Sports

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) includes a number of specialised units which promote sport, health and well-being within the academic community.

The sports facilities provide physical exercise modalities (e. g. fitness, group activities, combat sports, tennis, volleyball), and university championships in order to promote the use of free time for health and wellbeing activity within the academic community.

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