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).
SITILabs has been established in 2010. It is an R&D unit dedicated to both applied research (70%) as well as advanced research (30%) and is focused on three main R&D tracks:
SITILabs holds a multidisciplinary team of 20 associated researchers, corresponding in 2012 to a total of in a total of 17 Full-Time Equivalent Researchers. Our offices are located in Building U, first floor, of University Lusófona.
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).
For students and visiting scholars there is the possibility to rely on University's Lusófona Residence, contact SITILabs for further details and prices (depending on the stay length and type).
Closest hotels (for potential discounts speak with your contact at SITILabs ) are:
NH Campo Grande (****)
Av. do Campo Grande, 7
Metro station: “Entre Campos” (yellow line)
Tel: (+351) 21 791 7600
Hotel Alif (***)
Campo Pequeno, 51
Metro station: “Campo Pequeno” (yellow line)
Tel: (+351) 21 782 6210
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:
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:
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.