The Department of Languages, Cultures and Modern Literatures (DLCLM) was created in 2004, joining the former Departments of German Studies, Anglo-Portuguese Studies and Romanesque Studies, with a long history in teaching and scientific research at NOVA FCSH.

Structured according to the Bologna process and relying on its research units, DLCLM offers a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a doctorate in Languages, Literatures and Cultures (German, Spanish, French and English), Translation courses (bachelor’s degree and master’s degree), Initial Teacher Training in the 3rd cycle of Basic and Secondary Education, and Didactics  of English (Master), as well as free courses and continuing training courses.

DLCLM has numerous exchange programmes with European and non-European universities, it participates in the Erasmus Mundus “Crossways  in Cultural  Narratives” master’s subsidised by the European Commission, it promotes vocational internships through protocols with public and private entities, including in the area of translation, and also offers scholarships and research opportunities, through the research units associated with it.


There are five research units associated with the Department.

Executive Committee

Ana Matos

Ana Matos

Department Contacts

Useful information

Location: B Tower, B106


Personal assistance

Monday and Wednesday > from 9h30 to 13h

Tuesday and Thursday > from 14h to 18h

Friday > closed

+351 217 908 300 | Ext. 31358