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  • Locations: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/15/2018 05/24/2018 06/02/2018 06/30/2018
NOTE: Note: Students will depart on June 01 for overnight flight to Lisbon, arriving June 02. Note: Students who elect to add-on an internship will depart July 31.
Fact Sheet:
Who can apply: Non-UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell Students, UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students Language of Instruction: English, Portuguese
Housing Options: Dormitory Areas of Study: Culture, English, Internships, Portuguese Studies
Program Category: Internship abroad, Study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Description:
UMass Lowell Summer Program in Lisbon, Portugal
3-6 credits
Optional add-on Internship available!

Lisbon brochure page 1
Lisbon brochure page 2

Academics:
  • Through this program, you have the option to enroll in a 4 week (3-6 credit/1-2 courses) program.
  • All students will be enrolled in the UMass Lowell course, WLPO.3020 (course description and faculty bio above.)
  • Students who elect to enroll in 6 credits will choose the rest of their courses from the partner program's (Study in Portugal Network) list of options (linked below.) 
  • Students can elect to enroll in an optional 8-week part-time internship for 3 credits.
4-week Program, 3-6 credits, June 2 - June 30:
  • Required course: WLPO.3020, "Special Topics in Portuguese Studies: Lisbon in Literature and Culture," (description above)
  • Optional course 2: Choose 1 course of Portuguese language (any level) or Elective course (instructed in English) from the SiPN offerings
8-week optional add-on Internship, 6 credits, June 2 - July 31:
  • June - Required course: WLPO.3020, "Special Topics in Portuguese Studies: Lisbon in Literature and Culture," (description above)
  • June - Required course: Add-on Part-time Internship
  • July - Continuation of Part-time Internship
*Internship placement and corresponding seminar course:
  • Internship will be part-time, 4 hours per day over the 8 weeks
  • Corresponding seminar course will consist of weekly meeting, journal and mid & final report.
  • Internship placements are available in a variety of fields.  Students can review the sample internship options on the SiPN search page (be sure to filter your search)
  • Students will need to submit a Resume and Cover Letter (letter of interest) to the Study Abroad Office by February 28, 2018.
Costs:
Please find the overall program costs on the Budget Sheet for Summer, linked above.

Scholarships:
Note: Students can submit completed applications via email - studyabroad@uml.edu or in person.
  1. Saab Center for Portuguese Studies Summer in Lisbon Scholarship - UMass Lowell students are eligible to apply for an award in the amount of up to $1500.  Awards will be applied towards the Program Fee.  Saab Center for Portuguese Studies Summer in Lisbon Scholarship Form.pdf
  2. Fine Arts Humanities & Social Sciences, Dean's World Ready Scholarship - UMass Lowell students in the College of FAHSS are eligible to apply for an award in the amount of $500-1000.  Awards will be applied towards the Program Fee.  AY17-18 World Ready Scholarship Application.doc