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Why Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities?

The  Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities is an institution with a great reputation in the Portuguese higher education panorama and is a national and international reference for study and research in the social sciences and humanities. Among other factors preferred by Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities include:

  • A unique curricular offer in Portugal, combining the courses usually related to Faculties of Humanities (Philosophy, Languages ​​and Literature, History, etc.) to training in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Sciences, Political Science and International Relations, among others);
  • Promoting the principle of freedom and diversity of the student's choice in his academic career, allowing movement between various courses at Nova School of Social Sciences and Humanities;
  • Educational offer in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS - European Credit Transfer System);
  • Specific programs taught in English, with other languages ​​available from the faculty;
  • Supported education in research carried out in 17 research centers, with high ratings, assigned by national and international experts in the latest evaluation of the FCT;
  • 400 students per year in international mobility among 22 countries with some 170 established agreements.

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Testemunhos - Estudantes internacionais

Nyat Mebrahtu – Aluna da Licenciatura em Estudos Portugueses / Student of the Portuguese Studies Undergraduate Programme


Zuzanna Michalska – Aluna de Mestrado em Linguística / Student of the Language Sciences Master Programme

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