Early bird applications
> Applications: March 1 to April 8
> Interviews: on a rolling basis
> Posting of Results: April 12
> Registration: April 23, 24, 26 and 29

1st Phase
> Applications: April 15 to May 31
> Interviews: on a rolling basis
> Posting of Results: June 7
> Registration: June 12, 14, 17 and 18

2nd Phase
> Applications: June 11 to July 19
> Interviews: on a rolling basis
> Posting of Results: July 26
> Registration: July 29 to August 2


  • BA Degree preferably in a related field of studies (Humanities and Social Sciences);
  • English Language Certificate (IELTS 7.0 minimum; TOEFL 100 + minimum 24 in all skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate; Cambridge Proficiency; CEFR C1) [taken after January 2017]
    • Candidates without Language Certificate can take a test at the Catholic University
      • Cost: 50€
      • Dates: April 9 and 10; June 4 and 5; July 22 and 23;
  • Interview (interviews can be held through Skype).

Documents required for the application

• Curriculum Vitae in English;
• University Transcripts of Records – Original documents should be presented upon registration;
• Motivation Letter (3000 characters max.) – introducing yourself to the Selection Committee, explaining why you have chosen this program and why you would be a good fit;
• Identification document (Passport or ID card);
• Payment of the non-refundable application fee;
• Vaccination record (tetanus vaccine updated) [to present upon registration];
• 1 passport size photo [to present upon registration];

Note: Besides those mentioned above, any other documents that Applicants find relevant to their application may be included.

Note: All Degrees earned abroad must be duly translated – either by the institution that issued them or by a certified translator – into Portuguese (if not in English, French or Spanish).


To apply to the program, click HERE

Available online at the beginning of August. Seminars usually take place from 6.30pm to 9.30pm but some classes and activities may take place at an earlier time.


  • Application fee: 110.00€
  • Registration and 1st month tuition: 360€ + 423€ (1st installment of payment plan referring to September)

First Year – Curricular Year

  • Tuition fees (5 instalments per semester): 14.10€ per credit (14.10€ x number of monthly credits = monthly fee).

Example = 14.10€ x 30ECTS = 423.00€ /monthly – 4230.00€ total in the first year.

Second Year – Dissertation, Project or Internship

  • Subsequent enrollment fees – 280.00€
  • Tuition fee per ECTS Unit (updated on a yearly basis): 10.20€ per credit (10.20€ x number of monthly credits = monthly fee that is updated on a yearly basis).

Example = 10.20€ x 30ECTS = 306€ / monthly – 3060€ total in the second year.

NOTE: All Fees may be subject to minor changes – they are usually updated every year in May.

[note: the fees above are non-refundable]


Rita Bacelar 
Executive Coordinator – Admissions and Academics
E-mail: lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

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