Number of slots for 2022/2023: 40*

Minimum number of students: 10

*In each of the 1st and 2nd phases, 15 slots are available, while in the 3rd phase, only 10 places are available. The remaining places from each of the first two phases will revert to the following phase. The 4th phase will open only if there are remaining slots from the previous phase.



Conditions of access

  • Degree in Biology or related field by a Portuguese university
  • Holders of a foreign higher education degree equivalent to a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the Bologna Process by a state adhering to this process
  • Holders of a foreign higher education degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree of “licenciado” (bachelor of science)
  • 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
  • The acceptance of a candidate based on criteria is the responsibility of the Scientific Council (Conselho Científico) of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia) of Algarve University and 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

  • Adequacy and classification of enabling access
  • Professional, scientific and academic curriculum
  • Global profile

Necessary documentation

  • Curriculum Vitae (with personal data, academics and professionals)
  • Transcript with completed modules, and respective grades and credits
  • Payment proof of 50€ registration fee

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Application calendar for 2022/2023

1st Phase*  
Applications 04-01-2022 to 02-02-2022
Selection  07 to 11-02-2022
Publication of results 17-02-2022
Complaint 17 and 18-02-2022
Complaint results Until 21-02-2022
Registration 17-02 to 03-03-2022

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

2nd Phase  
Applications 08-03-2022 to 13-04-2022
Selection  18 to 22-04-2022
Publication of results 28-04-2022
Complaint 28 and 29-04-2022
Complaint results Until 02-05-2022
Registration 28-04 to 11-05-2022


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3rd Phase*  
Applications 16-05-2022 to 06-07-2022
Selection  11 to 15-07-2022
Publication of results 21-07-2022
Complaint 21 and 22-07-2022
Complaint results Until 25-07-2022
Registration 21 to 29-07-2022

* The Master in Marine, Biodiversity, Fisheries and Conservation has a specific calendar, which is available on the tab "Applications" of the respective course page

4th Phase*  
Applications 03 to 31-08-2022
Selection  05-09 to 09-09-2022
Publication of results 14-09-2022
Complaint 14 and 15-09-2022
Complaint results Until 16-09-2022
Registration 14 to 20-09-2022

* Only for applicants who are nationals of a Member State of the European Union or foreigners who legally reside in Portugal