First Steps

Registration (online) is the students’ first step, which formalises their entry into the School. During the Welcome Week, the new students are welcomed on campus, where they meet Técnico’s academic community through several integration activities.

First Steps at Técnico

Academic Calendars

The Academic Calendar defines the: class periods, exam periods, holidays and exams preparation time. The Calendar of Academic Deadlines defines the timings for various academic procedures related to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles (enrollment, registration, among others).

Academic Calendars


Each student must enrol in the curricular units, as well as in the class shifts. There are curricular components that may require a specific enrolment (or even an application). If the student’s academic performance does not meet the minimum requirements defined, the student is in a situation of limitation.

Information on Enrollments and Statements

Tuition Fees and Insurance

Each enroled student must pay a tuition fee, as well as the secretary fee and the school insurance. There are different ways of payment. In case of an accident related to academic activity, the school insurance can be activated.

Information about Tuition Fees, Insurance and Academic Fees


In each study programme, students shall go through various moments of knowledge assessment, namely exams. There is the possibility to enrol again in a curricular unit in order to improve grades.

Information about Evaluation

Master’s Dissertation

The dissertation is the final subject of the 2nd study cycle. There are specific deadlines for the dissertation’s topic attribution, submission of the final document and the awarding of the final grade. If it is carried out in a business environment it may be necessary to establish a confidentiality agreement.

Information about the Master’s Dissertation


After the completion of the study plan and all the grades are posted in the curriculum (Fénix), each student may request the attribution of the corresponding degree. The recognition of the degree is done by issuing the Degree Registration Certificate, among other documents.

Information about Academic Degrees and Diplomas

Special Student Status

Portuguese law provides for the attribution of special conditions to certain students who find themselves in specific situations during their academic career, such as working students, association leaders, high performance athletes, among others.

Special Student Status

Academic Documents

Other important documents concerning the code of conduct and disciplinary regulations of the University of Lisbon are also available.

Academic Documents

Student's Guide

From first steps to graduation, this guide summarises essential information for students’ day-to-day life at Técnico, for their academic journey.

Student's Guide