Change of Institution/Course Pair

Online applications run from 20 July to 27 August 2020

Who can apply?

National students who cumulatively:

  • Have been admitted and enrolled in another institution/course and have not completed it

  • Have taken the national secondary education exams corresponding to the entrance exams fixed for that institution+course for that year, under the general access regime

  • In these exams have gained the minimum passing grade required by the higher education institution for that year, under the general access regime

Foreign students who cumulatively:

  • Have been admitted and enrolled in a course at a foreign higher education institution and have not completed it

  • Have passed final exams of disciplines homologous (equivalent) to the entrance exams of the course they intend to compete in Portugal

Note: Students covered under the International Student Status are not eligible to apply under this regime.

Application calendar for 2020/2021

  Single phase
Submission of applications 20 July 2020 to 27 August 2020
Publication of places awarded 14-09-2020
Complaints regarding places awarded 14 to 17 September 2020
Complaints decision 21-09-2020
Online registration and enrolment  14 to 25 September 2020

Places

Course Places
Agronomy 2
Landscape Architecture 2
Visual Arts 3
Bioengineering 2
Biology 5
Marine Biology 7
Biochemistry 2
Biotechnology 2
biomedical Sciences 2
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 2
Communication Sciences 1
Ciências da Educação e da Formação 2
Pharmaceutical Sciences 4
Communication design 1
Sport 1
Diet and Nutrition 2
Economics 3
Basic Education 1
Social Education 1
Nursing 2
Food Engineering 1
Civil Engineering 1
Electrical and Computer Engineering 1
Informatics Engineering 8
Mechanical Engineering 1
Pharmacy 1
Management 4
Management (night) 2
Management (Portimão) 3
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 2
Company Management 6
Hotel management 3
Marine and Coastal Management 3
Animated Image 1
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 2
Languages and Communication 3
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 3
Marketing 0
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 3
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology 3
Psychology 1
Sociology 3
Tourism 6
Tourism (Portimão) 2

Documentos

Portaria n.º 181-D/2015
Manual de instruções de candidatura online - passo a passo
 

Necessary documents

  • Identity Document
  • ENES file proving the accomplishment of national exams of secondary education corresponding to the entrance exams for the cycle of studies you intend to compete with a passing grade or statement proving the accomplishment of the final exams with the respective exam code (mandatory, except for foreign candidates)
  • Secondary education certificate detailing results for years 10, 11 and 12
  • Certificate proving completion of final exams of similar disciplines (equivalent) to the entrance exams of the cycle of studies you intend to compete (mandatory for foreign candidates)
  • Certificate of last enrolment in a Portuguese or foreign higher education course (waived for students of the University of Algarve)
  • Certificate proving that the registration has not expired (not required for students of the University of Algarve and for applicants from Private and foreign Universities)
  • Passing certificate for Portuguese or foreign higher education courses, with the respective grade, academic year and corresponding ECTS (not required for students of the University of Algarve)
  • Passing certificate for Aptitude tests that over-23s must take in order to attend university, specifying the Portuguese Language Component Specific Component and respective grades (not required for those who took the tests at the University of Algarve)
  • For holders of technological specialisation diplomas, a passing certificate for the tests provided for in articles 7 and 8 of Decree-Law No. 113/2014, of 16 July (not required for those who took the tests at the University of Algarve)
  • For holders of higher professional technician diplomas, a passing certificate for the tests provided for in articles 10 and 11 of Decree-Law No. 113/2014, of 16 July (not required for those who took the tests at the University Algarve)

Note: Candidates from foreign higher education systems who have passed exams similar to those required for this competition must also provide their curriculum vitae, as well as the documents mentioned in the previous numbers or equivalent, legalised by the official education services from the issuing country and authenticated by the Portuguese diplomatic or consular representation in that country and translated by an official translator (except for documents in Spanish, French and English).

Fees:

75 Euros (national and foreign)

Application

Before starting your online application, consult the instruction manual (see document box).

Apply here