Accommodation Unit

The management of the area of accommodation is the responsibility of the Student Support Office. In this area there are two types of accommodation: student accommodation and accommodation for teachers.


The housing area is responsible for:

  • Make recommendations to improve housing conditions and health;
  • Ensure the normal functioning of the residences;
  • Propose, changes to regulations governing the use of the residences and the rules of his administration, and ensure compliance with regulations;
  • Organize the application procedures for housing and submit them to decision;
  • Organize and maintain a control system of the use of houses and laundries;
  • Inspect the facilities at the entrance and exit of users;
  • Draft the necessary elements for timely recovery of income of households';
  • Provide and support the existence of systems for washing and treatment of clothes in residences;
  • Collect and provide statistical data.

Relevant Documents

Norms of Accommodation during August 2017 (June 23, 2017)


General Standards, Conditions of Access and Use of Residences for Teachers, Researchers, Collaborators and Guests of the University of Lisbon (September 23, 2016)


Rules of Accommodation (September 04, 2014)

Defines the standards and conditions for access to housing.


There are 15 Student Residences, for accommodation of students of the Universidade de Lisboa, in the degrees of Bachelor and Master, which need to be away from their household for attendance of academic activities. The total accommodation capacity is 833 beds, 502 for female students and 331 for male students. These beds are distributed through 437 rooms, of wich 308 are doubles, 44 are triples and 85 are singles.

There are 2 University Residences and 5 Apartments for the accommodation of teachers / researchers at the University of Lisbon (domestic or foreign) who need to stay in Lisbon for reasons inherent to their academic activities.

Each resident is entitled to share the room with a partner, once the typology of rooms so permits.

For more information, please refer to the pages devoted to each of the residences.


For students the application ou renewal process is online. The renewal is applied for students housed in the previous school year, which are not under the protocol, and ocours during July. The applications for other students, begins on September 2, with no end date provided, because it depends of availability of beds.

For teatchers or investigators, the formalization of accommodation requests must be made in writing, by the Faculty that welcomes the visitor, with at least eight days in advance, through e-mail: or sent by mail to the following address:

  • Edifício Cantina Velha
  • Cidade Universitária
  • Avenida Professor Gama Pinto
  • 1600-192 Lisboa
  • Phone Number: 213 611 700

The application must include: the identification of the occupant, period of stay, room type and indication of who bears the responsibility for payment.


The price table in force, for type approval of the SASULisboa Management Board, is as follows:


Fellow Students

From other University Social Services
€ 75,06
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG)

Non Fellow Students

Per Capita annual income up to 20 x IAS
€ 140,00*
Per Capita annual income above 20 IAS
€ 160,00

*Value of annual per capita income must be proven by delivery of the IRS Settlement Note or similar document (in the case of foreign students). The non-delivery of this document implies payment of the monthly fee of € 160,00.

Occasional Accommodation

Monthly fee
€ 250,00
Daily fee
€ 10,00

Teatchers or Investigators

Nights Single Room Double Room
Up to five (5) nights € 22,00 € 16,00
More than five (5) nights € 19,00 € 14,00
Month € 390,00 € 288,00
Night(s) extending beyond months € 16,00 € 12,00

Contacts and Business Hours

Edifício Cantina Velha - Cidade Universitária - Avenida Professor Gama Pinto
1600-192 LISBOA

: 38º45'3.5994"N 9º9'32.4"W


This service works every business day, between 09:30 and 17:30 hours.