Number of slots for 2024/2025:

2nd. Phase: 

Finalists candidates of a country which is a Member State of the European Union: 3

Graduate candidates: 5


Conditions of access

1. a) Holders of a degree in the areas of Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, degrees in related areas;
    b) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree awarded following a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process;
    c) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree;
    d) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum, which is recognized, as certifying the ability to carry out this cycle of studies.
2. The recognition referred to in paragraphs b) to d) of paragraph 1 depends on the evaluation and approval of the scientific council and has the effect only of access to the study cycle leading to the master's degree, not granting its holder equivalence to the degree delicenciado or recognition of that degree
3.The admission of foreign candidates, whose mother tongue is not Portuguese, will depend on prior confirmation through an (online) interview of their ability to understand spoken and written Portuguese.


Criteria for selection of the candidates

  • Curriculum evaluation-35%; degree rating-65%. The degree grade will be previously affected by a factor that will take one of the values: 1.2; 0.8; 0.6 or 0.5 depending on whether it fits, respectively, in the area of Agronomy, Biological Sciences or Engineering, Exact Sciences or Engineering not related to Biology, Non-Exact Sciences or Literature.


Necessary documentation

  • Curriculum Vitae (with personal data, academics and professionals)
  • Certificate of Qualifications, with the discrimination of the classifications obtained in each unit




Application calendar for 2024/2025

1st Phase*  
Applications 05-01-2024 to 31-01-2024
Selection  01 to 09-02-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 09-02-2024
Publication of results 16-02-2024
Complaint 16 to 20-02-2024
Complaint results Until 23-02-2024
Registration 19 to 29-02-2024

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

2nd Phase  
Applications 11-03-2024 to 05-04-2024
Selection  08 to 18-04-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 18-04-2024
Publication of results 23-04-2024
Complaint 23 to 26-04-2024
Complaint results Until 03-05-2024
Registration 29-04 to 10-05-2024
3rd Phase  
Applications 27-05-2024 to 05-07-2024
Selection  08 to 16-07-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 16-07-2024
Publication of results 23-07-2024
Complaint 23 to 26-07-2024
Complaint results Until 30-07-2024
Registration 24 to 31-07-2024
4th Phase  
Applications 09-08-2024 to 26-08-2024
Selection  26-08 to 04-09-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 04-09-2024
Publication of results 11-09-2024
Complaint 11 to 13-09-2024
Complaint results Until 17-09-2024
Registration 11 to 19-09-2024

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.