[1st semester 2022/2023] – from September 26th 2022 until January 13th, 2023
Applications will open in September
School Break – Christmas – from December 19th 2022 (inclusive) until January 2nd, 2023 (exclusive)
IMPORTANT: This course is an in-person course, but due to the current pandemic situation, there is a possibility that this course may change to an online course without previous warning – this change does not alter any of the course conditions or price of the course. The number of vacancies may be smaller than usual.
Duration: 64 hours (56 study classes + 8 hours for other activities)
Professors organize, among other programs, language workshops and study visits.
Duration of each class: 1h50m (2x/week)
Students can only apply for one level per semester.
Before registration students must take a placement test to determine their proficiency level.
To take the placement test please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject FACE-TO-FACE Semester placement test.
Registration: the result of the placement test is sent along with registration instructions.
Registration will only be confirmed upon presentation of the receipt.
Schedules for the 1st semester of 2022/2023 will be available in September (information about classrooms will be available until the beginning of classes, in Inforestudante)
Available Schedules for the 2nd semester 2021/2022:Horário_2º SEM-2021-2022.docx
*Students can choose only ONE class (A, B, C, D…) – it is not allowed to change class/schedule after the course starts.* – Schedules may be subject to change with no previous warning
See the map of NOVA FCSH campus classrooms HERE
All classes take place at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Avenida de Berna 26 C, Lisboa (view map)
• NOVA Erasmus+/NOVA CEMS: 60€
• NOVA degree students/professors/researchers/ICM/Freemover: 350€
• External students: 452,50€ (includes 2.50€ in reference to the mandatory school insurance.)
It may be necessary to purchase a class support book (+/-25€). The teacher will give the information necessary to purchase the book on the first day of classes. The cost of the book is not included in the course price.
Payment method: PAYPAL – Payment instructions will be given by e-mail, along with the result of the placement test.
Academic Calendar: check the FCSH Academic Calendar HERE.
Each level, successfully completed, corresponds to 6 ECTS.
The result of the diagnostic test is not binding – in the 1st class, the teacher will reevaluate all students.
Attendance begins to count on the day the course begins, and not when the student begins attending the course.
The justification of absences is only valid upon the presentation of an official document.
The student’s attendance at 80% of classes is mandatory to get the certification.
The number of justified absences cannot exceed the number of classes attended.
Assessment is done through direct observation in classes, homework, and a final exam.
No exceptional assessment period will be offered to the students.
Classes are taught in Portuguese.
The support for teaching A1 level classes is given in English (the use of the English language is only for specific situations).
A copy of the final certificate has an additional cost of 10€.
The payment of the course fee guarantees enrollment but does not guarantee a place on the preferred schedule.
Schedules are subject to possible changes without previous warning.
The payment is valid ONLY for the date(s) of the course(s) that you enrolled.
Payment is non-refundable under any circumstances.