UACES 49th Annual Conference

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About Lisbon

Lisbon, located in the western Iberian Peninsula on the estuary of the Tagus (Tejo) River, is one of the oldest cities in the world. Well-connected to its international airport, Lisbon is known for its vibrancy, glorious climate, pastel-coloured buildings, century-old wooden trams, suspension bridge, nearby sandy beaches and extensive history.


About the University of Lisbon

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious university in Portugal. Heir to a university tradition that spans over seven centuries, ULisboa acquired its current status in July 2013, following the merger of the former Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa. ULisboa brings together various areas of knowledge and has a privileged position for facilitating the contemporary evolution of science, technology, arts and humanities. The quality of teaching, research, innovation and culture of ULisboa is attracting an ever increasing amount of talent from around the world. ULisboa is committed to strengthening its capacity to act and to exercise influence in international strategic areas, especially through the development of further partnerships with Brazil, China and the Community of Portuguese-speaking countries.


About the School of Law

The School of Law is distinguished by the quality and recognised merit of the teaching staff, the accuracy and innovation of the curricula, the insistence on a practical approach to learning, the capacity of social, economic and political influence of the professionals who studied here and the cosmopolitan openness, with a particular focus on the Portuguese-speaking world. Within the bachelor’s degree, the School of Law offer continuous and final evaluation methods, daytime and evening courses and specialized subjects of legal science (Urban Planning Law, Environmental Law, Securities Law, Information Society Law, International Trade Law, etc.). The School of Law also offers specialised and advanced training (an LL.M. in European Legal Practice, career-focused Master’s and a research-focused Master’s, Ph.D. and post-doctoral programmes) in postgraduate programmes in new and interdisciplinary fields, always seeking to maintain a high level of cultural and scientific training.

Every year the School organises conferences on current issues or legal reforms in the process of implementation; it also establishes partnerships with other Portuguese institutions, ensuring the legal education in the Military Academy, in the Instituto Superior Técnico and in the Faculty of Humanities; and invests in the exchange and international cooperation, especially with Brazil, African Portuguese-speaking countries, several European countries, the United States of America, India and China.


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