A transfer is the process through which a student who is or has been enrolled in a Law Undergraduate Degree in another university enrols in the same degree programme at the Catholic University.

Students may request a transfer to the Catholic University if:

  1. They have been enrolled in another institution/law degree in Portugal or abroad, in the previous year of the request;
     
  2. They have taken the national secondary education examinations (or homologous examinations) which correspond to the entry examinations required for the new course programme.
Applications schedule  2020/2021
2nd Semester
  1st Period 2nd Period
Applications deadline 2nd December to 22th January -
Postintg of Results 27th January -
Enrolment deadline 28th January to 5th February

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CLASSES: 8TH FEBRUARY

NOTA: Applications wiill be submit by email - secretariaescolar@lisboa.ucp.pt, within the deadlines indicated.

The candidatue must submit the application form and all the requested documentation. After all the documentation submitted and validated, you will receive an email with the data for payment of the application fee (€ 250).

Transfer from a national higher education institution:

The transfer request is to be made in the Undergraduate Student’s Office, through a request addressed to the Dean of the Católica | Lisbon School of Law and it must include the following documents:

  • Transfer request addressed to the Dean of the Católica|Lisbon School of Law;
  • Academic certificate issued by the previous higher education institution, with a transcript of subjects for which a pass grade was achieved;
  • Curricula of the degree in which the candidate is or was enrolled;
  • Secondary education certificate or homologous diploma;
  • Copy of the higher education entry grades form (ENES form) regarding the year when the candidate applied to a higher education institution. The student must have taken two of the Católica|Lisbon School of Law compulsory entry examinations, or homologous examinations;
  • Documents providing evidence that the candidate meets the requirements for entering higher education, and the respective transcript (exclusively for candidates that have entered higher education via special entry modes);
  • Photocopy of Identity Card or passport (foreign candidates);
  • Photocopy of tax payer card;
  • Personal statement.

When equivalence is attributed to previously taken courses, the respective ECTS credits are recognised in accordance with the Católica | Lisbon School of Law curricula.

Without prejudice to the provisions in the preceding paragraphs, the award of an undergraduate degree by the Católica | Lisbon School of Law is dependent on obtaining, at least, 120 ECTS credits in courses taken at the Católica | Lisbon School of Law.
 

Transfer from a foreign higher education institution:

The candidate must provide:

  • Photocopy of Identity Card or passport (foreign candidates);
  • Course programme transfer request addressed to the Dean of the Católica|Lisbon School of Law;
  • Curricula of the degree in which the candidate is or was enrolled;
  • Certificate stating the courses for which the candidate obtained a pass grade, including their respective grades, credits and teaching hours.  If the grades mentioned therein are different from the 0-20 grading system, this certificate must be provided alongside a declaration explaining the grades;
  • Course curricula for potential equivalence recognition;
  • Secondary education certificate and transcript. The candidate must have taken two of the Católica|Lisbon School of Law compulsory entry examinations, or homologous examinations;
  • Documents providing evidence that the candidate meets the requirements for entering higher education, and the respective transcript (exclusively for candidates that have entered higher education via special entry modes);
  • Personal statement.

Note: Foreign certificates must be authenticated by the official Education entities of the respective country. They must also be authenticated by the Portuguese diplomatic or consular authority; alternatively, the candidates must bring along the Hague Convention Apostille.

Candidates from countries outside the EU who may need a declaration in order to obtain a student visa  may request it in the Candidate’s Shop.

transfer regulations       credit recognition regulations

Contacts

Admissions Office - Undergraduate Programme

Ana Sousa Garcia
E-mail: anagarcia@fd.lisboa.ucp.pt
Phone: (+351) 21 595 65 07
All contacts should preferably be made by email.