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At Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Useful services

Academic Services | Undergraduate Section

NEIMA - International Students & Exchange Office

NAAC – Student Support and Candidates Office

NIPAA - Professional Integration and Alumni Office

Mário Sottomayor Cardia Library


Mário Sottomayor Cardia Library (BMSC) is located on the first floor of Tower B and makes available to all students literature in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities in several languages, as well as access to international bibliographic databases.

More information available at:
Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities Libraries


IT Rooms and Wireless Internet

Students at Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities have two IT rooms with access to computers and the Internet:

Computer Centre Room

Building B2, Level 0
22 computers; spaces suitable for laptops
Printing Service
Hours: weekdays, 9.30 am to 8.00 pm

The access to the Internet via a wireless network is guaranteed to all Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities students via Eduroam network.

More information available at:
IT Office



NOVA FCSH’s students have a canteen that serves meals at social prices from 2.70€ and access to all SASNOVA units, as well as food services belonging to all other Public Higher Education Institutions in Lisbon.

In addition to the canteen, NOVA FCSH further provides:

- SASNOVA’s snack-bar, located at Floor 0, B Tower

Schedule: from 7:30AM until 8PM.

- “Com Sabor” Restaurant - located at NOVA FCSH’s campus

Schedule: from 8AM until 10PM.


Student's Union

The Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities Student's Union has as main objective the representation of the students and the defence of their interests throughout the school year. In addition, it promotes several cultural, recreational, sport and educational activities to which students can join.

More information available at:
Student´s Union


Portuguese for Foreigners

Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities promotes Portuguese language and culture courses for all students of Universidade Nova de Lisboa in several modalities: summer courses, intensive courses, semester courses, as well as private lessons.

More information available at:
Portuguese for Foreigners


Academic System

Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities students are evaluated based on the work over a semester based on class participation, presentation of written and oral tests and examinations. The result achieved in a subject, whether through continuous assessment or exams, is expressed on a scale from 0 to 20. A pass requires at least 10; however, students who fail may take re-sit examinations.


English Curricula

Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities offers a multidisciplinary curricular programme taught in English. The programme is designed to broaden learning opportunities at Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities, enhancing existing curricular offerings to international students and Portuguese students fluent in English.

More information available at:
English Curricula

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