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CIEE in Lisbon: Direct Enrollment

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Program Information


Lisbon, Portugal


Academic Year, Fall, Spring



Minimum Language Requirement

Completion of the L4 level of host language, or equivalent; you must take all courses in the host language.

Areas of Focus

Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences




The CIEE Direct Enrollment option in Lisbon provides students with the opportunity to directly enroll in university courses at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) alongside local and other international students. The range of courses available appeals to students with a strong interest in the social sciences and humanities and include anthropology, literature, music, politics, and sociology.

Two-Part Application Process

Applying to a Year or Term Abroad or a Non-Yale Summer Abroad study abroad program is a two-part process. These are separate application processes with individual deadlines and can be done simultaneously.

  1. You must apply to your intended program for admission by applying online from the program’s website. Select the Program Website button below to be directed to more information.
  2. You must apply to Yale Study Abroad for approval to study abroad and the ability to transfer the credit back to your Yale degree. The designated list of programs on our website does not constitute pre-approval or automatic approval from Yale. You must apply to our office by the relevant deadline in order to be approved. Select the Apply to Yale Study Abroad button below to be directed to more information.

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Only the Direct Enrollment option is eligible for general Yale credit. The required CIEE intensive language course is not eligible for general Yale credit.

Yale Study Abroad Adviser

Allie Agati