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Instituto Superior Tecnico Lisboa - Portugal

Enjoy a semester abroad in beautiful Portugal! Explore one of the oldest cities in the world and study at the largest technical School in Portugal while enjoying the Mediterranean climate!

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Information about the university
Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal; Instituto Superior Técnico also called Técnico Lisboa was founded in 1911 and is a renowned institution offering higher education in the fields of Architecture, Engineering and Science and Technology. It has three campuses and courses in Engineering are hold at Alameda campus and has about 11500 students.

Language of instruction

Language requirements
English proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level (read upper-intermediate = 4 in English) from “vgs” for Norwegian students)

For a description of proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, please check here
Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

GPA requirements (karakterkrav)
No GPA required

Total number of study places
2 students per semester in MA Materials and Structural Engineering – specialisation “construction” (MA  i Materialer og konstruksjoner – spesialisering  bygg)

Tuition fee (skolepenger)
Student doing exchange within Erasmus + are exempted from tuition fees

Erasmus + in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students

Academic year
Autumn semester: From early September to late January
Spring semester: From mid-February to late June

Academic calendar

How to find subjects
Course catalogue

ECTS credits abroad
30 ECTS = 30 Norwegian study point (studiepoeng)

Técnico Lisboa is helpful in finding accommodation
For more information, click here

Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for Visa.

Further inquiries?
Please contact the International Office at


Students reports from exchange studies here