Instituto Superior Técnico

Núcleo de Apoio ao Estudante

Survival Guide


The Student Support Unit of Técnico (NAPE) welcomes you all to our faculty!

In order to ensure you have a smooth and welcoming experience at Técnico Lisboa, we created this great Survival Guide to help you planning your mobility period the best way possible and, of course, surviving when you arrive in Portugal.

We hope you have a pleasant experience in Lisbon!


  1. Prior to Departure:
    • Preparation and Departure for Lisbon
    • Housing for exchange students
    • Visa Card
    • Arrival Checklist
  2. Upon Arrival
    • Get to Técnico
    • From the Airport
    • From other locations
    • Metro tickets
    • Transportation Monthly Pass
  3. Life in Técnico
    • Instituto Superior Técnico
    • Student Services
    • Survive in Alameda
    • Survive in Taguspark
    • Fénix Introduction
    • Health Services
  4. Cultural Activities
    • Welcome Weekend
    • NAPE Activities for Mobility Students
    • Student Activities during the Academic Year
    • Get Involved
    • Sports
    • Language Courses
    • Portuguese Academic Tradition