11 March 2020 – NOVA University Lisbon suspends face-to-face classes
On the day that the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, NOVA University Lisbon decided, starting next Monday, March 16, 2020, to suspend all face-to-face classes that have not yet been replaced by teaching through digital platforms, closing as well libraries and study rooms.
In the absence of any new development, the situation will be reassessed by the University on April 13, 2020. NOVA is constantly monitoring, and with the utmost attention, the evolution of the pandemic. The decision aims to reduce the risk of contagion and safeguard the safety of the NOVA community and is taken in line with the recommendations of the health authorities, who are responsible for deciding which measures to implement at any given moment.
Attentive and vigilant as the situation in the country evolves, NOVA will regularly update the information, adapting the necessary response measures to combat the pandemic.
The main concern of NOVA is the safety of its academic community.