The Student Support Services of Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is an autonomous service designed to carry out social action policies, under the terms and scope defined by law and by the Governing Bodies of the University.
The Student Support Services provide and manage social services for students, with the aim of ensuring equal opportunities in terms of access, attendance and academic success, regardless of socio-economic background.
The activities of the Student Support Services mainly comprise:
– Direct Social Support: including scholarships, financial aid, and annual transport subsidies for students from Madeira and the Azores;
– Indirect Social Support: including meals, accommodation, health services, and also cultural and sports activities;
– Special Support: which is granted to students with special needs, once their specific situation has been assessed.