UNIVERSITY OF LISBON - ULisboa
The University of Lisbon (ULisboa) founded in July 2013 has been the result of a merger process between the former Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) and the University of Lisbon (UL). ULisboa extends the continuity of both institutions recognized scientific and cultural traditions. As a privileged space of science and knowledge, the ULisboa is today, one of the major institutions of Higher Education in Europe and one of the leading University in the country. The University of Lisbon, plays an important role in creating knowledge and innovation, in fostering the economy, and educating the leaders of the 21st century. The diversity of competences is a competitive advantage of ULisboa compared to traditional universities. ULisboa is composed of 18 Schools and Faculties- The Schools that makeup ULisboa are the largest and oldest in Portugal and all have extensive and active international networks. ULisboa offers a total of 462 Programmes (Undergraduate, Integrated Master, Master and Doctorate Degree) of which 243 are Master Degrees and118 are Doctoral Degrees. It enrolls around 50 thousand students each year. The EU student exchange flow (coming and going) of ULisboa under the SOCRATES/ERASMUS programme totaled almost 1700 students.
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY - ISA
The Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), College of Agriculture and Forestry of ULisboa, is the largest and most qualified school of graduate and post-graduate degrees in the Agricultural Sciences, in Portugal, and its know-how is recognized nationally and internationally. It includes the top national professors and researchers on key Mediterranean forestry topics. With over 160 years of experience, it has been adjusting its teaching to both the technological evolution and the reality of the country, focusing both on quality and modernization. ISA is located in the heart of Lisbon, Tapada da Ajuda – an Environmental and Botanical Park with about 100 ha, of recognized interest and amazing views.