FAQS

1. How can I apply for the Summer School Lisbon?

Applications to Summer School Lisbon programmes are considered after students submit the online form with all required documents.

2. Who can apply for the Summer School Lisbon?

The summer programmes are available for students at bachelor or master level and those who are interested in having an international academic experience at Iscte Business School.

3. Can I attend more than one programme?

Yes, but since the daily schedule of each course is not defined yet, we advise you only to take one course per period, for example, one in July and another one in Mid-July.

4. What are the criteria to select students who will participate in the summer programmes?

Applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. As we have a limited number of vacancies for each programme, earlier applications are recommended.

5. What is the deadline for applications for the summer programmes?

We recommend that you apply as soon as possible in order to guarantee a place. 

6. Do I need to present any English certificate?

No. There is no need to deliver an English language certificate (like TOEFL) but since all taught in English, it is recommended that students who apply for the summer courses have a satisfactory level of English.

7. Do I need to have any knowledge of Portuguese language?

No. All the courses will be conducted in English. 

8. Are there any pre-requisites for the courses?

Yes, for some of the courses, for example: students who want to apply for the "International Financial Management" programme should have some previous knowledge of finance. Please check-out the syllabus of each course.

9. Is there any scholarship or tuition waiver available to attend the summer programmes?

Unfortunately, there is no scholarship available for summer schools but we can recommend this website: http://www.scholarshipportal.eu/  where you may look for some financial support to come to Lisbon.

10. I was selected to participate in a summer university and I paid the fee but for personal reasons I need to cancel my participation. Can I be refunded?

If the student withdraws the application before the beginning of the course, 200€ of the amount paid will be retained by Iscte and the rest refunded (bank fees charged will be borne by the student). In case of cancellation after this date, no reimbursements can be made.

11. How does the grading system work for the summer courses?

Usually the evaluation is based on class participation, individual / group work and a final test but this may vary from course to course. Therefore, we recommend you to check each courses syllabus to see the grading system that is applied. 

For those who successfully complete the course (get approval on their course and do not miss more than 20% of the classes) an Academic Transcript will be issued. This transcript will indicate the total of hours and the ECTS credits earned. For those who failed the course, a Certificate of Attendance will be given.

12. Are there any extra-curricular activities organised?

With the spread of COVID-19 globally and self-isolation protocols enacted by various government, we decide to cancelled all the extra-curricular activities for the Lisbon Summer School 2020. 

Contact

Patrícia Pinheiro 

+351 210 464 331

short-term.ibs@iscte-iul.pt

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