Registration for Curricular Units


Eligibility for curricular units:

  • Undergraduate, Master’s or PhD students of this Faculty who wish to register for curricular units of any other cycle of studies of the Faculty;
  • As external students, anyone interested in attending curricular units of any other cycle of studies of this Faculty, with or without links to other higher education institutions, provided they are over 16 years old. 

Maximum number of enrolments:

6 curricular units per semester. It is not recommended that the number of credits exceeds 30 ECTS, as they will not be credited, as stipulated in paragraph c) of no. 1 of article 45 of Decree-Law Nº. 115/2013, of August 7. The curricular units in which the student enrols, under a system subject to assessment and for which they obtain approval, receive certification, mention in the Diploma Supplement and are credited if the holder has or will acquire the status of student of a NOVA School of Law cycle of studies, up to the limit of 50% of the total study cycle.


  • 1st Cycle Curricular Units: 5 places in each Curricular Unit*
  • 2nd Cycle Curricular Units: 5 places in each Curricular Unit*
  • 3rd Cycle Curricular Units: 5 places in each Curricular Unit*

* Subject to the maximum limit of enrolments in each CU, established by the Faculty’s Management, to ensure the maintenance of high quality standards of teaching/learning, as well as according to the size of the teaching spaces. Admission and enrolment to the most popular curricular units is conditional on the number of places.

The following curricular units are not eligible:

Código da u.c.Nome da u.c.
271350Introdução ao Direito e ao Pensamento Jurídico
27107Direito Constitucional
27129História do Estado
27127História das Ideias Políticas
27136International Relations
27104Political Science
27108Direito Constitucional Português
27128História do Direito
27142Teoria da Norma Jurídica
27130Informação e Documentação Jurídica
27125Public Economics
27139Sociologia do Direito
27103Antropologia Jurídica
37064Programação para Juristas
37063Go Global 2
37062Go Global 6
27146Trabalho Extracurricular – 1º ciclo
33181Trabalho Extracurricular – 2º ciclo
27147Prática Jurídica Interdisciplinar
33180Oralidade na Advocacia
33154Mediação – Técnicas e Processo
33186Simulação de Exames ao CEJ
33000, 50000 e 50001Dissertação
50000, 50003Relatório de Estágio
50000, 50002Trabalho de Projeto
22003SPEED Presentation
33192Methodology of Legal Research – 2º ciclo
22002Presentation and Discussion of the Thesis Project
22001Doctoral Thesis
22112Methodology of Legal Research – 3º ciclo
33155Moot Courts
37030Legal English
33122International Humanitarian Law
33178Introdução à Mediação
33121Cybersecurity and Governance
27160Critical Legal Thinking
28101Civil and Commercial Contracts
27161Direito & Sustentabilidade
37033Corporate Governance
27166Casos Difíceis
37004Diplomatic and Consular Law
37022Law & Technology
33175Prática Processual Civil
27125Economia Pública
33114Direito do Comércio Internacional
27109Direito da Igualdade Social
28102Crimes em Especial
33196Empresas, Direitos Humanos e Sustentabilidade
37035Direito da Proteção e Gestão de Dados

Application deadlines | School Year 2022/23:

2nd semester:

  • Submission of applications: From the 8th to the 20th January 2023
  • Announcement of placements: 30th January 2023
  • Complaint about placements: From 30th January 2023 to the 6th February 2022
  • Enrolment*: From the 6th to the 12th February 2023

*Registration for subjects is done through the Academic Division.

Application deadlines | School Year 2023/24:

1st semester:

  • Submission of applications: From 7 to 11 August 2023 
  • Announcement of placements: 21 August 2023
  • Complaint about placements: From 22 August to 4 September 2023
  • Enrolment*: Until 12 September 2023

2nd semester:

  • Submission of applications: From 8 to 12 January 2024
  • Announcement of placements: 22 January 2024
  • Complaint about placements: From 23 January to 5 February 2024
  • Enrolment*: From 6 to 12 February 2024

*Registration for subjects is done through the Academic Division.


Enrolment of internal students takes preference over external students. With regard to internal students, preference is given to those who are attending the course in question over those who are attending single course units. Within each category, applicants are placed in the order in which they enter the system, with preference being given to applications submitted first.


Application instructions (online):

The application is made online, through the NOVA School of Law website by filling in an application form and uploading the necessary documents, namely:

  • Photocopy of citizen card or passport (international applicants);
  • Curriculum Vitae (European model);
  • Document in Word format with the curricular units for which you wish to apply;
  • Payment of the application fee via MB or PayPal references (25.00€ non-refundable);

Applications through the NOVA School of Law applications portal.

Tuition Fees, Emoluments/Charges and Taxes Fees

Fees and charges

  • Application fee 25.00€
  • Administrative cost per enrolment/registration (annual) 35.00€
  • School insurance 3.00€


Tuition fees vary according to the cycle of studies and to the course in which they are taught, and are proportional to the fees of the course and include the legally associated administrative costs.

1st Cycle Curricular Units:

  • 11.62 € for each ECTS, minimum of 50.00€ per UC (general scheme)
  • 116.67 € for each ECTS (International Students)

2nd Cycle Curricular Units:

Curricular Units of the Master’s in International and European Law; Public Law; Law & Technology; Social and Innovation Law; Law and Financial Markets:

  • 71,67 € for each ECTS

Curricular Units of the Master’s in Law and Economics of the Sea – Ocean Governance:

  • 66,67 € for each ECTS

Curricular Units of the Master’s in Forensic Law and Arbitration, Law and Management and Law and Security:

  • 78,33 € for each ECTS

3rd Cycle Curricular Units:

PhD in Law:

  • 61,67 € for each ECTS

Tuition fees are set annually by the General Council of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

The reading of this information does not exempt consultation of the relevant legislation and regulations, the public notice of fees, and the emoluments table in force for the respective academic year.