Mobility for Teaching

The Erasmus+ Programme also provides mobility opportunities for academic staff from Partner Universities, allowing them to carry out a short mobility period for teaching assignments at Faculdade de Ciências Médicas | NOVA Medical School (FCM|NMS).

Why choose NMS?

With over 40 years of history, FCM|NMS is a School with tradition but open to modern times, committed to providing excellent education in Medical studies. In 2017, and for the second consecutive year, FCM|NMS reached the 1st position in the ranking of admissions to Higher Education in Medicine, in the Lisbon Area. Furthermore, it was the first option for 75% of candidates.

FCM|NMS is associated with several health units, allowing a variety of teaching environments and a more comprehensive knowledge of hospital reality and primary health care. It was recently awarded with the Ministry of Health Gold Medal for Distinguished Services.

Located in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal and Europe’s safest city, the faculty's main services are located in the city center, next to charming historic monuments and benefiting from a great transport network.


Instructions for incoming applicants: step-by-step

  1. Make sure there is a Bilateral Agreement between your Home University and FCM|NMS in the field of Medicine and including Staff Teaching Assignments (STA). To confirm if there is a valid agreement and if it fulfils this requirement, please contact the International Relations Office of your Home University.
  2. If so, please contact us ( Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar. ) and propose a teaching plan (Mobility Agreement for Teaching). Alternatively, if you already have a contact in the department of your interest, you may send your proposal directly. In any case, your Mobility Agreement for Teaching will be analyzed by both the Mobility Programmes Coordinator and the Head Professor of the department of your interest.
  3. If approved, then we expect you to send us the document duly filled and signed by e-mail ( Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar. ) Additionally, you must send us the following information: your full name, gender, date of birth, e-mail, nationality, period of stay and teaching schedule at FCM|NMS (minimum of 8 hours/2 days).


Useful documents


-Integrated Master Degree in Medicine Regulation (only in Portuguese): Regulamento

- Frequently Asked Questions