Visiting/Working at COPELABS

How to Reach Us:

Street address:

Building U First Floor, University Lusofona Campus
Avenida do Campo Grande
, 388

1749-024 Lisboa.

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 By aeroplane: Lisboa International airport (Airport Mário de Sá Carneiro) is only 7km from the city centre and around 5km from Campo Grande. From the airport, you can opt by:

Bikes. Biking is feasible in Lisboa, in particular around ULHT. However, be aware that Lisboa has just 34km of bike lanes. Most of the time, you are on your own. For details on the Lisboa bike lanes, check Bikely or Ciclovia (in Portuguese).

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University Lusófona/Universidade Lusófona


Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT) is the largest private university in Lisbon. The name comes from the word Lusofonia, which names all the Portuguese speaking countries and their common linguistic and cultural background. It is a university where cultures and nationalities come together. The University assumes itself as the leading institution responsible for the development of these physical and cultural spacesof the Portuguese-speaking world of 250 million inhabitants believes that the best way one can become a better individual is through education.

ULHT is located on the eastern side of the Campo Grande park, at a walking distance from the Campo Grande metro station (yellow and green line).

Some information concerning Lisboa University campus can be found in Wikipedia. Check LOC for additional information on ULHT and do not forget to check the ECTS guide !




For students and visiting scholars there is the possibility to rely on University's Lusófona Residence, contact COPELABS for further details and prices (depending on the stay length and type).


Hostels in Lisboa:




Some Hotels:


Closest hotels (for potential discounts speak with your contact at COPELABS ) are:


Hotel Alif (***)
Campo Pequeno, 51
Metro station: “Campo Pequeno” (yellow line)
Tel: (+351) 21 782 6210


Radisson Lisbon Hotel (****)

Avenida Marechal Craveiro Lopes, 390

Metro Station: Campo Grande (Yellow  line)

Tel: (+351) 21 004 5000


SANA Hotels  (*****) - There are several choices in Lisbon

Edifício Myriad Crystal Center
Cais das Naus, Lote 2.15.02
1990-173 Lisboa, Portugal


Most hotels in Lisbon are also easily accessible by subway. Check trip advisor, or booking hotels for further information.

For students and in addition to the residence we strongly advise renting a room or flat. Private accommodation in Lisbon for a individual room is around € 200/300 (in 2010) including furniture, utilities, and in some cases, Internet access.  Further information here:


Food and Drinking


Within Lusófona and the university campus around you have 5 bars, two of them which operate as Cafteria/Kantine (Cantina). Average meal price is around 4.5 Euros.

You can also opt for eating within the Lisboa University Campus:



Things to do on Your Arrival!



Visiting Portugal and Lisboa:





Strolling Around:



Museums. Lisbon holds a wide variety of museums. Within our top 10, do not miss the modern art Berardo museum, the Chiado musem, the Orient museum.



Hospitals, Emergencies, Pharmacies


The closest public hospital to ULHT is Santa Maria (217 805 000)


Emergency call number in Portugal is 112

Students from European Union State members or EEA countries are covered by European Health Insurance Card or Form E 111 or E 128 or the European Card of Health Security to get medical assistance at public health institutions and to benefit from the National Social Security System as any Portuguese citizen. In order to obtain this scheme, students should contact their own Social Security Office, to have respective form issued, before arriving in Portugal.

Students coming from outside the EU or EAA should make sure before arrival that they are property insured and have health insurance in your own country that cover the basic Portuguese requirement.