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09/07/2014 - 12/20/2014
Deadlines:
Extended to: 04/15/2014
Credit:
15 - 18 semester / 22.5 - 27 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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2.75 Overall GPA
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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01/25/2015 - 05/16/2015
Deadlines:
10/01/2014
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15 - 18 semester / 22.5 - 27 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Deadlines:
10/01/2015
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15 - 18 semester / 22.5 - 27 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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09/07/2014 - 05/16/2015
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Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Without a doubt, Lisbon is a happening place to study abroad. Each year, the beautiful capital city hosts numerous international events, including the world’s biggest music festival, Rock in Rio-Lisboa. There’s always something to do while exploring and enhancing your understanding of Portuguese society and culture. You’ll enroll in a variety of courses in both English and Portuguese, stay with a local family, volunteer, and go on exciting excursions in and around multicultural Lisbon – all with CIEE.

Study abroad in Lisbon and you’ll:

  • Take courses in English at a Portuguese university with the opportunity to choose from a wide range of direct enrollment courses if your Portuguese language skills are up to it
  • Become familiar with Portuguese history, culture, and current affairs through cultural and social activities and weekend excursions
  • Live in a city with a rich multi-cultural history that is also a privileged gateway to other European and North African countries
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Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships & Grants

We want as many students as possible to benefit from studying abroad. That’s why CIEE awards more than $3 million every year – more than any other international educational organization – to make study abroad affordable.

Applicants to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Bailey Minority Serving Institution Grants
  • Bailey Minority Serving Institution Grants

    For minority students from minority-serving institutions who demonstrate financial need based on estimated family contribution (EFC)

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence

    For students with a GPA or 3.8 or higher who excel in academic pursuits devoted to socially important areas of study

  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants

    For students who demonstrate financial need, CIEE provides direct support for travel.

    Awards: Up to $1,500 per student

  • Michael Stohl Research Scholarship
  • Michael Stohl Research Scholarship

    The Michael Stohl Research Scholarship is awarded to students studying for a semester or year who are self-identified as a 1st generation college student, demonstrate financial need, are a non-traditionally aged student, have a non-traditional background, and/or are planning to conduct research as part of the study abroad program. Preference is given to students from public higher education institutions. Awards range from $1000-$5000, depending on duration of study and financial need, and are applied toward the awardee's CIEE program fee.

To be considered, simply check the “Scholarships and Grants” box on your program application.
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The CIEE Difference

The CIEE Difference

Coursework

After enrolling in an intensive language program prior to the start of the semester, you’ll continue your language study throughout semester. CIEE offers six levels of study, from beginning through advanced, meaning you’ll find a section that suits your needs and abilities. You’ll also choose from a wide selection of courses ranging in topics from media, music, and literature, to history, politics, and globalization. Have advanced language skills? You may also choose from a large offering of courses in the humanities and social sciences taught in Portuguese at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Excursions and Cultural Activities

study abroad in Portugal

Lisbon is a culturally rich city with a vibrant theater life, a historic opera house, museums, concert venues, galleries, a dynamic cinemathèque, and more. Enjoy frequent visits to sites of historic and cultural importance including the medieval walled towns, Óbidos and Sintra. During an excursion to Porto, the second largest city in the country, you’ll participate in activities tourists rarely get to do: attend a concert at Casa da Musica, tour the gardens of Serralves, and amble across one of the many bridges that link the city to its southern neighbor, Gaia. You’ll also visit a Romanesque cathedral and gaze on gilded Baroque altarpieces during a tour of Évora, a historical center contained within 16th-century walls. Want to make a difference in the local community? We’ll connect you with organizations throughout Lisbon that are looking for volunteers.

Homestays

Drastically improve your language skills and immerse yourself in Portuguese culture by living with a local family. Not only will you experience authentic customs and family life, but you'll form relationships that endure long after the end of your study abroad program.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

Dates, Deadlines & Fees

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.

The program fee includes:

  • Tuition and housing
  • Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
Please note, program dates are subject to change. Please contact your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor before purchasing airfare. Click the button to view more detailed information about dates and fees as well as estimated additional costs. Please talk with your University Study Abroad Advisor about additional fees that may be charged by your home institution when participating in a program abroad.
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Costs
Fall 2014 (15 wks)
Extended to: 04/15/2014
09/07/2014
12/20/2014

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Fall 2015
04/01/2015
TBA
TBA
$16,850

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, local transportation pass, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$13,507
Housing
$2,930
Insurance
$113

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee
$2,000
International Airfare *
$1,750
Local Transportation
$300
Books & Supplies
$250
Visa Fees **
$100
Personal expenses
$2,500

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

** average cost

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Spring 2015 (16 wks)
10/01/2014
01/25/2015
05/16/2015
$16,850

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, local transportation pass, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$13,507
Housing
$2,930
Insurance
$113

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee
$2,000
International Airfare *
$1,750
Local Transportation
$300
Books & Supplies
$250
Visa Fees **
$100
Personal expenses
$2,500

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

** average cost

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Spring 2016
10/01/2015
TBA
TBA

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Academic year 2014-2015 (36 wks)
Extended to: 04/15/2014
09/07/2014
05/16/2015

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Academic year 2015-2016
04/01/2015
TBA
TBA
$32,000

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, local transportation pass, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$25,727
Housing
$5,860
Insurance
$113

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee
$4,000
International Airfare *
$1,750
Local Transportation
$600
Books & Supplies
$500
Visa Fees **
$100
Personal expenses
$5,000

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

** average cost

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Eligibility
2.75 Overall GPA

Eligibility

  • Overall GPA 2.75
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Recommended Credit

Recommended Credit

Total recommended credit for the semester is 15–18 semester/22.5–27 quarter hours. Total recommended credit for the academic year is 30–36 semester/45–54 quarter hours.

Contact hours for CIEE courses are 45 hours with recommended credit 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours, unless otherwise indicated.

Credits and contact hours for FCSH courses vary.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Study abroad students must enroll in an intensive Portuguese language course, a semester language course, and three or four CIEE content courses taught in English and/or direct enrollment courses taught in Portuguese.

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About the City

About The City

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Europe, older than London, Paris, and Rome by hundreds of years, and has always been a major political, economic, and cultural center in Portugal. This capital city’s antique neighborhoods got a huge facelift when rundown areas were revitalized for the 1998 World Expo. The seaport has a holiday atmosphere and is blessed with a mild climate, mostly sunny days, a wealth of gorgeous architecture and monuments, and nearby beaches.

The center of Lisbon is built on various hills, navigated by funicular trains, an elevator, trams, buses, and the metro. The city presents interesting contrasts, from tiny one-of-a-kind shops with fading facades to mega malls; from narrow, steep, cobble-stoned streets to wide-open vistas. Lisbon’s fascinating past can be glimpsed in the faces of its multicultural citizens, food, architecture, and welcoming attitude towards foreigners.

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Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

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Nuno Senos

Resident Director

Nuno Senos, Ph.D., completed his undergraduate work at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and received his doctorate in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. He is also a research fellow of the Center for Overseas History at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences. Nuno has taught in the U.S. and in Portugal. He has been a guest lecturer in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Italy, and Portugal. Nuno is the author of a book on the history of the former Royal Palace of Lisbon, and has written a number of articles on Portuguese and colonial art.

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Lisbon is a hilly city and every hill looks down on the blue waters of the river. Lisboetas share an openness that is nurtured by the city’s proximity to the Atlantic.

Studying in Lisbon may tempt you to take a plunge into the past, and indeed you may want to indulge an interest in the archaeological—there are Roman ruins beneath the walls of the medieval castle and the imposing eighteenth-century downtown—but even historical memory is anything but dusty in Portugal’s capital. For Lisbon, a European city that has so far escaped mass tourism, is a rare find these days: a fast-modernizing metropolis that has retained the allure of its colorful history. This city of welcoming dimensions poses interesting challenges to the curious of mind, challenges that have as much to do with the rich Atlantic culture of which Portugal has been traditionally a part, as with the larger processes of globalization and European integration. At the CIEE Study Center in Lisbon you will be immersed in a new language and culture which we encourage you to savor. You will think of Portuguese as an opportunity to explore old and new interests under a rich new light. Our southern European sun is, after all, a brilliant one.

— Nuno Senos, Resident Director

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Luisa Caldas

Resident Coordinator

Luísa Castro Caldas has a B.A. in art history and an M.A. in urban heritage from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She has been involved in youth peace education for more than two decades in an international NGO, which makes working with CIEE a familiar and pleasant challenge.

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Where You'll Study

Where You'll Study

The Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) is a public institution of higher learning founded in 1977 with the goal of contributing to the renewal of higher education in Portugal. It has five faculties, including the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH), where the study abroad program is primarily based. FCSH is a multidisciplinary unit that promotes diversity of knowledge, creativity, and freedom of thought. Facilities at FCSH include the central library, computer facilities, and bookstore, and a student association, drama group, and group devoted to traditional Portuguese music.

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Housing & Meals

Housing & Meals

Housing is included in the program fee and study abroad students are housed primarily in homestays located a short commute from the FCSH where CIEE courses are held. There is a very limited number of rooms available at the university’s dorm. Please note that while CIEE strives to meet students’ preferences in housing, these cannot always be guaranteed. In homestays, students have their own bedrooms and are given full access to bathroom and kitchen facilities. The dormitory is a modern facility housing students in single rooms with shared bathrooms. There are equipped kitchens for common use, laundry facilities, study rooms, a computer room, and a common room.

Students who live in a homestay will have all breakfasts and 5 meals per week included in the program fee. Students who choose to live in the dorm, meals are not included in the program fee and are the responsibility of the student. Both options allow students to prepare meals at their homestay or dorm, or eat in the subsidized cafeterias at UNL.

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Orientations

Orientations

study abroad in Portugal

You'll begin your study abroad experience in Lisbon even before leaving home by participating in a CIEE online pre-departure orientation. The resident director meets with students online and shares information about the program and site, highlighting issues that alumni have said are important, and giving you time to ask questions. The online orientation allows you to connect with others in the group, reflect on what you want to get out of the program, and learn what others in the group would like to accomplish. CIEE’s aim for the pre-departure orientation is simple: to help you understand more about the program and identify your goals.

A two-day orientation session conducted in Lisbon at the beginning of the program will introduce you to the city, culture, and academic program, and provide practical information about living in Lisbon. A mid-semester and re-entry workshop held at the end of the semester are designed to assist students with cross-cultural adjustment and adaptation. Ongoing support is provided by CIEE staff on an individual and group basis throughout the program.

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Internet

Internet

You are encouraged to bring wireless-enabled laptop. Internet access is available in the homestays, and most areas at the university and in the student dormitories have wireless Internet. There are also computer rooms at both sites for your use.

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Culture

Culture

study abroad in Portugal

Lisbon is a culturally rich city with a vibrant theater life, a historic opera house, museums, concert venues, galleries, and a dynamic cinemathèque, which you are expected to take advantage of. The program includes cultural events as well as visits to sites of historic and cultural importance in Lisbon and its environs, including the medieval walled town of Óbidos and Sintra. Activities vary each semester to take advantage of seasonal and current attractions.

There are two weekend trips each semester to locations of cultural and/or ecological interest. Orientation includes a cultural visit within Lisbon and an overnight field trip. In the past the group has traveled to Évora, where Portuguese culture’s old Roman, Muslim, and Mozarabic legacy can be fully appreciated; Porto, the second largest city in the country; and Coimbra, home to one of Europe’s oldest universities.

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Academics

Academics

All study abroad students enroll in an intensive language program prior to the start of the semester. Students continue their language study during the semester and choose three to four additional courses from a CIEE core curriculum taught in English and shared with other international and Portuguese students. Students with advanced Portuguese language skills may also choose from a large offering of courses in the humanities and social sciences taught in Portuguese. Undergraduate programs at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) are academically rigorous and students should expect challenging coursework. The CIEE program is based at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH).

Academic Culture

The academic culture at UNL is one of active intellectual inquiry and exploration that especially values interdisciplinary study and creativity of thought. Students are encouraged to think critically and work independently, and to contribute to class discussions and participate fully in university life. Those who are interested may be able to participate in projects developed at the many FCSH research units.

All classes are taught by professors at UNL. Professors encourage participation and active student engagement in the course material. Both the Portuguese and English language content courses are small in size, while direct enrollment courses are medium in size.

The academic calendar has recently changed and is now closer to the North American calendar. Fall classes begin in September and end in December. Spring classes begin in February and end in May.

Nature of Classes

CIEE Portuguese language courses and area studies courses are with CIEE, other international, and Portuguese students. Regular university courses (an option if you have sufficient Portuguese skills) are with Portuguese and other international students.

Grading System

Generally, students at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa are evaluated on weekly homework, participation, group projects, student presentations, quizzes, mid-term exams, and final exams or papers. Students must take exams at the regular exam time and turn in all work on time. Letter grades of A-F are given with pluses and minuses in English-taught courses. The Portuguese grading scale ranges from one to 20, with 10 being a passing grade.

Language of Instruction

English
Portuguese

Faculty

Courses are taught by the faculty of the FCSH and UNL.

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Course Description

Course Description

All Courses

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

CIEE Study Center Syllabi

To view the most recent syllabi for courses taught by CIEE at our Study Centers, visit our syllabi site.

Required CIEE Intensive Language Courses

Students are given a placement test upon arrival to place them in the appropriate intensive language course.

PORT 1001 LILC

Intensive Portuguese Language, Beginning I

PORT 1002 LILC

Intensive Portuguese Language, Beginning II

PORT 2001 LILC

Intensive Portuguese Language, Intermediate I

PORT 2002 LILC

Intensive Portuguese Language, Intermediate II

PORT 3001 LILC

Intensive Portuguese Language, Advanced I

PORT 3002 LILC

Intensive Portuguese Language, Advanced II

These courses provide students with skills needed to communicate on a daily basis. They include grammar, conversation, listening, and reading comprehension.

Required CIEE Semester Language Courses

PORT 1003 LILC

Semester Portuguese Language, Beginning I

PORT 1004 LILC

Semester Portuguese Language, Beginning II

PORT 2003 LILC

Semester Portuguese Language, Intermediate I

PORT 2004 LILC

Semester Portuguese Language, Intermediate II

PORT 3003 LILC

Semester Portuguese Language, Advanced I

PORT 3004 LILC

Semester Portuguese Language, Advanced II

After being placed in the appropriate class, students continue their language study during the semester in one of these classes.

CIEE Courses—Fall

AHIS 3003 LILC

Lisbon: City and Architecture
How did Lisbon achieve its present form? This course, taught in English, covers the history of Lisbon from Roman times to the present by analyzing selected aspects of urbanism, architecture, sculpture, and painting and their relationship with their particular historic context. In this course, students have direct contact with documents by reading primary sources and analyzing the works of art in loco. This course enhances students’ understanding of Portuguese art history and it gives them tools to read any work of art, especially a city. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

ANTH 3001 LILC

Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
This course aims to provide a critical introduction to theory and debate in the fields of colonialism and post-colonialism, highlighting lines of connection and disconnection between the two. Over the past three decades, the field of post-colonialism has brought issues of race, nation, empire, migration, and ethnicity to the forefront of academic knowledge, examining their interconnection with cultural, political, and economic forces. The present course reflects this interdisciplinary approach, examining the effects of colonization and of the cultural, political, and linguistic power of the West over non-Western cultures and societies, through literary, historical, anthropological, and sociological readings. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

COMM 3301 LILC

Intercultural Communication and Leadership
In this class, participants will develop skills, knowledge, and understanding that will help them communicate and engage more appropriately and effectively in Lisbon as well as in other intercultural contexts. Students will explore various topics in intercultural communication in the context of their experience abroad, and will practice intercultural learning processes that they can apply when working across difference in a wide variety of contexts. Participants will increase their own cultural self-awareness and develop personal leadership skills to help them become more effective in an interdependent world. Learning will involve in-class exercises, active reflection, discussion, readings, field reports, short lectures, and out-of-class activities that engage students in the local culture on a deeper level. Contact hours: 42. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

COMM 3001 LILC

The Portuguese Media Ecology
The media landscape in Portugal has changed dramatically in the last 15 years. The end of the state monopoly in open access television, arrival of cable TV, dissemination of Internet use, and, recently, distribution of free newspapers have brought changes not only in the relationship between the public and the media, but also between the “traditional” media and the new ones. This course explores these phenomena employing the theoretical apparatus of the discipline of media ecology: “the study of media environments guided by the idea that technology and techniques, modes of information, and codes of communication play a leading role in human affairs” ( www.media-ecology.org). We consider such topics as the changes in form as well as content in television, newspapers, radio, and other “traditional” media; impact of the new media in the existing information environment and new “languages” they are developing; experiences with new business models; and corresponding trends in the uses of media by the public. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

HIST 3001 LILC

The Portuguese Colonial Experience in the Early-Modern Period
Lectures cover the history of the Portuguese colonial experience from the 15th to early 19th century. The course provides students with specific, ample, detailed, and up-to-date knowledge of the several periods of Portuguese expansion in the early-modern period, as well as the ability to compare it with other colonial ventures. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

LITT 3001 LILC

Portuguese and Brazilian Literature
This course is an introductory approach to Portuguese and Brazilian literature focusing on their singular modernities and the connections between them. Students read some of the most important literary works by Portuguese and Brazilian modernists such as Eça de Queiroz, Machado de Assis, Fernando Pessoa, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, and Clarice Lispector. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

MUSI 3002 LILC

Music in Portugal Today
The course offers an introduction to the rich variety of music cultures found in Portugal, from Fado to rock, classical to jazz, Cape Verdian and Angolan migrants to hiphop and kuduro genres. This class takes an ethnomusicological perspective, which means learning about the social and historical contexts from which different genres emerged, and paying attention to the ways in which performance practices reflect and produce those contexts. There is an introduction to the social sciences approach to the study of musical practices and cultures. Part of the class time is devoted to listening to music and observing excerpts from films and other media, and part to discussing the reading assignments. There are also short, in-class, and take-home writing assignments, as well as a mid-term and final exam. Field trips to the Fado Museum and selected venues for live music are included in the class. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

CIEE Courses—Spring

AHIS 3001 LILC

The Arts and the Portuguese Empire
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the art and architecture produced in the territories that composed the Portuguese empire in the early modern age (15th to 18th centuries). Selected topics are discussed in chronological and geographic order. Thematic sessions provide a different approach to the materials and establish connections between the different parts of the empire. In-class teaching is supplemented with museum tours. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

CINE 3002 LILC

Portuguese Cinema
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the history of film, understood not only as an art form, but also as an industrial commodity and a public show. This perspective allows for an assessment of the specific contributions of film to the shaping of cultural representations and national identities which took place as a result of responses to the fear of the “americanization” not only of European cinema, but also of European culture and society as a whole. Special attention is paid to a comparative analysis of Portuguese cinema in its relation to relevant international movements, directors, and films, and also to the reception of foreign cinema in Portugal. In-class teaching relies on frequent screenings and discussion of selected film clips that are supplemented with tours to the National Film Archive’s Conservation Centre, permanent pre-cinema exhibition of Lisbon’s Film Museum, and some of the capital’s most iconic movie theaters. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

CLST 3001 LILC

Seminar on Living and Learning in Lisbon
The CIEE Seminar on Living and Learning in Lisbon is designed to improve students’ intercultural communication and competence while studying abroad by considering how Portuguese are different from, and similar to, themselves and others. The course offers opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom, to develop insights and the skills necessary to interact effectively and appropriately, and to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the cultural richness of Portugal. Contact hours: 25. Recommended credit: 2 semester hours/3 quarter hours.

HIST 3004 LILC

Contemporary Portugal: Politics and Culture
This course aims to discuss the history of contemporary Portugal, from the end of the 19th century to the 1974 Revolution and the subsequent consolidation of a democratic regime. The major political, social, and cultural changes that took place between 1900 and 2000 are explored. A mandatory reading package is prepared for the students. Fieldtrips supplement in-class teaching. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours.

LITT 3001 LILC

Portuguese and Brazilian Literature
This course is an introductory approach to Portuguese and Brazilian literature focusing on their singular modernities and focusing on the connections between them. Students read some of the most important literary works by Portuguese and Brazilian modernists such as Eça de Queiroz, Machado de Assis, Fernando Pessoa, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, and Clarice Lispector. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

POLI 3001 LILC

The European Union: Portugal
The course provides an ample, detailed introduction to the historical and political issues of European integration. Special attention is given to the historical processes and narratives that have informed the construction of the European Union, and political theories and practices that are at the base of its governance, as well as its institutions, political system, and public policies, specifically looking at the case of Portugal. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

SOCI 3003 LILC

Migration and Globalization
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of transnational migration. It discusses contemporary immigration in southern Europe, with special reference to the Portuguese case. Ethnographic realities from Africa, Asia, and South Asia are also discussed, thematically and empirically. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

PORT 3005 LILC

Tópicos sobre Cultura Portuguesa Contemporânea / Topics on Contemporary Portuguese Culture
This course, taught in Portuguese, is designed for students who are not Portuguese native speakers but who have advanced Portuguese language skills. It confronts students with complex language structures and elaborations through the close reading and analysis of a selection of texts (literary and journalistic excerpts), organized around three main areas: recent and current political and social issues, literary representations, and national/nationalistic ideas of Portugal. The goal is to enhance advanced language skills while learning about Portugal at the same time. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Courses
The Universidade Nova de Lisboa offers a wide range of courses in many fields, all taught in Portuguese. CIEE students may take courses at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH) and up to two courses at the School of Economics.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
The following courses are generally offered every year, but not every semester. On FCSH’s website www.fcsh.unl.pt, click on “departamentos” for courses in each field. Look for “horários” within each department to know what is offered each specific semester.

Anthropology
Anthropology and Colonialism
Anthropology of the Family and Relatives
Anthropology and Human Rights
Anthropology of Religion
Anthropology of Space
Contemporary Portuguese Anthropology
Economic Anthropology
Ethnicity and Nationalism
History of Anthropology
Political Anthropology
Urban Anthropology

Archaeology
Industrial Archaeology
Medieval Muslim Archaeology
Modern Archaeology
Roman Imperial Archaeology

Art History
Culture and Contemporary Art
History of Colonial Art
History of Gothic Art
History of Non-Western Art
Introduction to Museology

Communications
Communications and Social Science
History of Media
Sociology of Communications
Theory of News

Geography
Climatology
Geography of Rural Space
Geomorphology
Human Geography
Physical Geography of Portugal
Urban Geography

History
Contemporary History
History of Contemporary Portugal
History of Medieval Portugal
History of Modern Portugal
History of Portuguese Expansion

International Relations/Political Science
Contemporary International Politics
History of the Idea of Europe
History of Political Ideas
History of Portuguese International Relations
History and Theory of State in Portugal
Political Systems
Portuguese Political Thought
Security Studies, International Institutions

Language, Literature, and Culture
Brazilian Literature
English
French
German
Portuguese Culture
Portuguese Language and Culture
Portuguese Linguistics
Spanish

Music History/Ethnomusicology
Ethnomusicology
History of Music in Portugal
Music and Information
Musical Cultures of the World
Philosophy and Music

Philosophy
Philosophy and Culture in Portugal

Sociology
Class and Social Structure
Contemporary Social Themes

Translation
History of Translation
Introduction to Terminology in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Linguistic Diversity in the Iberian Peninsula

School of Economics and Management
Go to www.fe.unl.pt for course listings.
Economic History
Economics of Development
European Economy
Global Economics
Macroeconomics
Marketing
Microeconomics

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