SASNOVA has three canteens and three cafeterias spread over all campuses.

Nova students have access to all SASNOVA units as well as to food services belonging to all other Public Higher Education Institutions in Lisbon: Social Welfare Services of Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Universidade de Lisboa, and Insituto Politécnico de Lisboa.


Alfredo de Sousa Cafeteria (RAS) Canteen

Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT) Canteen

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH) Canteen

Rectorate Building Cafeteria

Access to Canteens

Access to canteens is granted to:

  • Nova students with an up-to-date student card;
  • Students from other public higher education institutions, with permission from SASNOVA;
  • Nova academic and non-academic staff;
  • Other consumers, with permission from SASNOVA.
  • University ID must be provided.

Consumers with specific medical nutritional needs may ask for a specially prepared meal in advance, and must present medical proof of their condition.


Welfare meal for bachelors, masters and doctorate degree students: 2.79€;

Meal for academic and non-academic staff: 4.75€

A complete meal (tray) consists of a main dish, soup, bread, a drink (water or juice) and a dessert (sweet or fruit); see the canteen menus.

FCT, RAS and FCSH canteens provide macrobiotic meals.

At snack bars and cafeterias, prices are determined locally.

Closed Periods

Summer Holiday: Closes on the last working day in July and reopens on the second working day in September.

Canteens also close for short periods of time at Christmas, Carnival and Easter (notices are sent to faculty services, student unions and university accommodation).

Some canteens belonging to other public universities stay open during these periods, and all Nova students have access to them



This form has as main objective to inform the Food Office of problems detected by the users in the canteens of SASNOVA.

Please fill this form which, after being submitted, will be sent to our services.

Complaints and Suggestions Form
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