The campus of FCT / UNL is located in Monte de Caparica, south of Lisbon and extends for 75 acres. The campus has modern infrastructure and educational research, installed in twenty buildings. The newest building is the new Central Library, which stands out for its architectural quality and functionality. The campus also includes a student residence, sports facilities, a bookstore, a bank, a travel agency, a convenience store, a nursing station, one main cafeteria, and restaurants and snack-bars.
The Chemistry Department provides training from the 1st Cycle of teaching to 3rd Cycle, in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, and Biochemistry. The structure of the course emphasizes the experimental work, with strong use of laboratory and scientific equipment in addition to the contact of students with ongoing research at the FCT/UNL.