Free Movers

Apart from the Exchange Programmes and Cooperation Agreements, it is possible to study at Faculdade de Ciências as a Free Mover.

For each academic year, and if there are available places, it is possible to apply for subjects (curricular units), until a maximum of 30 ECTS.

How to apply: 

Applications can be submited personally in our Academic Student Services or by email to the following addresses:

Application documents are as following:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Photocopy of the education Certificate/Diploma;
  • Photocopy of ID card/Passport.
    In case you apply for Master and or PhD subjects, you should attach also your graduation Diploma.
    Dependig on the (subjects of the) cycle of studies you are applying for you will be requested to present all your original documentation, dully attested and certified.
Application deadlines
Until 31st October for Curricular Units lectured in the 1st Semester
Until 31st January for Curricular Units lectured in the 2nd Semester


Free Movers will have to pay a registration fee (including the school insurance) plus an amount which corresponds to the porportion between the number of ECTS of the curricular unit(s) and the annual tuition fee.

This information does not discharge the reading of the current legislation on this matter (Despacho nº. 6937/2020 - Regulamento de Inscrição em Unidades Curriculares Isoladas da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa).