Admissions

Number of slots for 2023/2024: 35*

Minimum number of students: 10

* 20 slots will be reserved for the 1st phase candidates and 15 vacancies for the 2nd phase. The vacancies left in each phase carry over to the next phase.

 

Conditions of access

(1) Degrees
(1.1) Degree in Biology or in a related field from a Portuguese university.
(1.2) Holders of a foreign higher education degree equivalent to a 1st cycle of studies organized following the Bologna Process
by a state adhering to this process.
(1.3) Holders of a foreign higher education degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree
of "licenciado" (bachelor of science).
(1.4) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum attesting to the ability of the candidate to carry out the Master of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries.
(2) An English knowledge equivalent to at least a full B level proficiency.

Note: The acceptance of a candidate based on criteria is the responsibility of the Scientific Council (Conselho Cientifico) of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia) of Algarve University. It does not confer to the candidate formal recognition or equivalency to the degree of "licenciado" or any other academic degree.

Criteria for selection of the candidates

(1) Adequacy of degree
(2) Classification of degree
(3) Academic, scientific and professional curriculum;
(4) Global Profile;
(5) A face-to-face or videoconference interview may be required.

Necessary documentation

(1) Curriculum Vitae (with personal data, academics and professionals).
(2) Transcript with completed modules and respective grades and credits with correspondence to the Portuguese scale (0-20, minimum pass grade: 10).
(3) Students currently attending a 1st cycle of studies may register conditionally, providing proof of completion of the degree in the enrollment act.
(4) Identity proof (ID or passport).

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Application calendar for 2023/2024

1st Phase*  
Applications 05-01-2023 to 31-01-2023
Selection  01 to 10-02-2023
Publication of results 15-02-2023
Complaint 15 to 20-02-2023
Complaint results Until 23-02-2023
Registration 15 to 24-02-2023

* The 1st phase of applications is only intended for masters and doctoral courses that are taught in the English language.

2nd Phase  
Applications 06-03-2023 to 31-03-2023
Selection  03 to 12-04-2023
Publication of results 17-04-2023
Complaint 17 to 21-04-2023
Complaint results Until 28-04-2023
Registration 19 to 28-04-2023
3rd Phase  
Applications 15-05-2023 to 10-07-2023
Selection  10 to 14-07-2023
Publication of results 19-07-2023
Complaint 19 to 25-07-2023
Complaint results Until 28-07-2023
Registration 20 to 31-07-2023
4th Phase**  
Applications 07-08-2023 to 28-08-2023
Selection  28-08 to 06-09-2023
Publication of results 12-09-2023
Complaint 12 to 15-09-2023
Complaint results Until 21-09-2023
Registration 13 to 22-09-2023

Note: Non-EU applicants are advised to apply in the early stages due to the need to obtain a visa, a process that may delay arrival on national territory.