Electrical and Computer Engineering

Undergraduate
Polytechnic
Daytime
Language of Teaching
Portuguese
Faculty / School
Instituto Superior de Engenharia
Area of Studies
Engineering and Technologies
 

International Student - Ecuador

Applications for the International Student Special Competition for undergraduate and integrated master courses

Academic Year 2021/2022

Number of Slots: 21

Slots with Reduced Tuition Fee: 10

Admission Exams: Domínio Científico e Domínio Matemático

Calculation Formula: Grade of High school or equivalent: 65%; Average grade of the admission exams or equivalent: 35%

Tuition Fee: 3500 Euros

 
 

Candidates who have a Bachillerato

Bachillerato Holders

Course Entry exams and prerequisites
Agronomy Scientific Domain
Landscape Architecture Scientific Domain or Social Domain
Visual Arts Social Domain
Bioengineering Scientific Domain and Mathematical Domain
Biology Scientific Domain
Marine Biology Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Biochemistry Scientific Domain
Biotechnology Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
biomedical Sciences Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Communication Sciences Linguistic Domain or Social Domain
Ciências da Educação e da Formação Linguistic Domain or Social Domain
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) Scientific Domain
Communication design Social Domain
Sport Linguistic Domain or Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Diet and Nutrition Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Economics Linguistic Domain or Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Basic Education Linguistic Domain and Mathematical Domain
Social Education Social Domain
Nursing Scientific Domain
Food Engineering Scientific Domain and Mathematical Domain
Civil Engineering Scientific Domain and Mathematical Domain
Electrical and Computer Engineering Scientific Domain and Mathematical Domain
Informatics Engineering Scientific Domain and Mathematical Domain
Mechanical Engineering Scientific Domain and Mathematical Domain
Pharmacy Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Management Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Management (night) Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Management (Portimão) Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Management (Portimão, evening classes) Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Company Management Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Hotel management Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Marine and Coastal Management Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Animated Image Social Domain
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain
Languages and Communication Linguistic Domain
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Linguistic Domain
Marketing Linguistic Domain or Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management Mathematical Mastery
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Linguistic Domain or Social Domain
Psychology Linguistic Domain or Scientific Domain or Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Sociology Linguistic Domain or Social Domain
Tourism Linguistic Domain or Mathematical Domain or Social Domain
Tourism (Portimão) Linguistic Domain or Mathematical Domain or Social Domain

General Inquiries

International Student is considered the candidate who does not have Portuguese nationality.​​​​​

International Student Status does not cover students:

  • Nationals of a Member State of the European Union

  • Relatives of Portuguese or nationals of a Member State of the European Union, regardless of their nationality

  • Who, not being nationals of a Member State of the European Union, have legally resided in Portugal for more than two years uninterruptedly, on January 1 of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, as well as the children residing with them, the residence time for study is not relevant for this purpose

  • That they are beneficiaries, on January 1 of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, with equal status of rights and duties attributed under the international treaty granted between the Portuguese State and the State of which they are nationals

  • Who require admission through special access and admission regimes regulated and organized by the Portuguese Government's Directorate-General for Higher Education (DGES)

  • Who are attending UAlg under an international mobility program, exchange agreements for that purpose, or a cycle of studies in association with one or more foreign higher education institutions

Relatives of Portuguese or nationals of a Member State of the European Union are understood, regardless of their nationality:

a) The spouse of a citizen of the European Union

b) The partner with whom a European Union citizen lives in a de facto union, established under the law, or with whom the European Union citizen has a permanent relationship, duly certified by the competent authority of the Member State where he resides

c) The direct descendant under the age of 21 or who is in charge of a citizen of the European Union, as well as that of the spouse or partner, in accordance with point b)

d) The direct ascendant who is in charge of a citizen of the European Union, as well as that of the spouse or partner according to paragraph b)

If you are a Lusodescendant Candidate you should consult the information here.

  • The candidate will have to prove, by means of a certificate, the domain independent of the language in which the course is taught, under the terms foreseen for levels B1 and B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • If the candidate has only one corresponding to the B1 level of the CEECRL, he / she must successfully attend an annual course of the language of instruction, taught at UAlg
  • If the student does not have certification of the level of mastery of the language of instruction, the application to the competition is conditioned to the accomplishment with the use of a test of the language of instruction, in calendar, time and place to be advertised, subject to the fee and emoluments table. from UAlg
  • The command of the language is not applicable to candidates who have attended secondary education or equivalent, in the language of instruction
     

OBS.: The University of Algarve has an exam center, in collaboration with the Center for Evaluation and Certification of Portuguese as a Foreign Language (CAPLE), from the University of Lisbon, which aims to certify foreign candidates for the required levels.

  • Nationality
  • Hold a qualification which, in the country in which it was obtained, entitles you to the right to apply and enter higher education in that country, or hold a Portuguese secondary education diploma or equivalent
  • Level of knowledge required of the language in which the teaching of this study cycle is taught (not applicable to candidates who have attended secondary / high school in Portuguese)
  • ​Entry exams required for each course

Weighting System:

  • Classification of secondary education or equivalent: 65%
  • Average classification of entrance exams or equivalent: 35%

Application calendar for 2021/2022

  1st Phase Phase 2*
Submission of applications 22-2-2021 a 9-4-2021 10-5-2021 a 11-6-2021
Validation and ranking of applications 12-4-2021 a 23-4-2021 14-6-2021 a 18-6-2021
Dissemination of results 26-4-2021 21-6-2021
Results claim 27-4-2021 22-6-2021
Assessment of complaints 28-4-2021 23-6-2021
Online registration and enrolment 26-4-2021 a 7-5-2021 21-6-2021 a 2-7-2021
* Some courses may not offer places in the 2nd phase.

Application fee

50 Euros, for each course.
Payment of the fee must be made before submitting the application. Payment details are available on the application platform.

Application form

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course Places*
Agronomy 8
Landscape Architecture 9
Visual Arts 7
Bioengineering 6
Biology 11
Marine Biology 15
Biochemistry 6
Biotechnology 3
Biomedical Sciences 0
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 5
Communication Sciences 4
Educational Sciences and Training 1
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) 9
Communication design 6
Sports 5
Diet and Nutrition 7
Economics 8
Basic Education 1
Social Education 2
Nursing 1
Food Engineering 6
Civil Engineering 21
Electrical and Computer Engineering 17
Informatics Engineering 12
Mechanical Engineering 21
Pharmacy 2
Management 4
Management (evening classes) 4
Management (Portimão) 5
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 5
Company Management 10
Hotel management 7
Marine and Coastal Management 9
Animated Image 6
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 4
Languages and Communication 8
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 15
Marketing 6
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 7
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology 9
Psychology 0
Sociology 0
Tourism 4
Tourism (Portimão) 5

*Vacancies may change due to vacancy release

The following documents must be attached to the application form:

  • Simple photocopy of passport or identification document
  • Declaration on honor that it meets the conditions required
  • Document proving the completion of Portuguese secondary education or equivalent, or the necessary and sufficient qualification for access to higher education in the country of origin, duly certified by the competent authorities
  • Document proving the classification obtained
  • Proof of language proficiency in the language of instruction
     

NOTE: With the exception of a simple photocopy of the passport or identification document, the documents must be translated into Portuguese or English, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish, and endorsed by the consular service or presented with the apposition of the Apostille of the Hague Convention by the competent authority of the State from which they originate. Exceptionally recognized documentation may be accepted when there is no diplomatic or consular representation on site. When applying, documents do not need to be authenticated, authentication is only required later.

Academic year 2021/2022

The tuition fee (annual academic fee) for the academic year 2021/22 varies between 3000 and 4000 Euros, and can be paid up to a maximum of 10 monthly fees. 
Serial candidates with the best ratings are eligible to benefit from a reduced fee of 1100 Euros.

Course Tuition fees
Agronomy 3500 Euros *
Landscape Architecture 3500 Euros *
Visual Arts 3000 Euros
Bioengineering 4000 Euros*
Biology 4000 Euros
Marine Biology 4000 Euros
Biochemistry 4000 Euros
Biotechnology 4000 Euros
Biomedical Sciences 4000 Euros
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 4000 Euros
Communication Sciences 3000 Euros
Ciências da Educação e da Formação 3000 Euros
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) 4000 Euros
Communication design 3000 Euros
Sport 3000 Euros
Diet and Nutrition 4000 Euros
Economics 3000 Euros
Basic Education 3000 Euros
Social Education 3000 Euros
Nursing 4000 Euros
Food Engineering 3500 Euros *
Civil Engineering 3500 Euros *
Electrical and Computer Engineering 3500 Euros *
Informatics Engineering 4000 Euros
Mechanical Engineering 3500 Euros *
Pharmacy 4000 Euros*
Management 3000 Euros
Management (night) 3000 Euros
Management (Portimão) 3000 Euros *
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 3000 Euros *
Company Management 3000 Euros
Hotel management 3000 Euros
Marine and Coastal Management 3500 Euros *
Animated Image 3000 Euros
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 4000 Euros*
Languages and Communication 3000 Euros
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 3000 Euros
Marketing 3000 Euros
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 4000 Euros
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology 3000 Euros
Psychology 3000 Euros
Sociology 3000 Euros
Tourism 3000 Euros
Tourism (Portimão) 3000 Euros *

* Courses with vacancies available with reduced tuition.

Academic Year 2021/2022

The reduced tuition fee is 1100 Euros.

The reduced fee is given primarily to candidates from the 1st phase of applications, with successive transitions to the 2nd phase not allocated in the previous phase.

Consult the regulation of the incentive regime (see box of Documents).

The maximum number of beneficiaries of the reduced tuition fee per study cycle is as follows:

Course Vacancies with reduced fee
Agronomy 3
Landscape Architecture 2
Bioengineering 1
Food Engineering 2
Civil Engineering 7
Electrical and Computer Engineering 6
Mechanical Engineering 7
Pharmacy 0
Management - Portimão 1
Management - Night Portimão 2
Marine and Coastal Management 4
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 1
Tourism - Portimão 0

 

Other Forms of Entry

As the education systems are different in each country, candidates will be able to substitute entrance exams:

  • By proof of admission from your country of origin that has national validation
  • By local level tests that have validation or recognition, at national level, in the candidate's country of origin (only applicable to countries where proof is not required for entry into higher education)
  • In any case, the tests / exams performed must be the same as the entrance exams and their ownership certified by the competent authority of the country in which it was obtained
  • Candidates can also choose to take Portuguese entrance exams as self-proposed students, in Portugal or at a Portuguese school abroad
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) holders who have taken at least three subjects in the A-Level exams, with at least a B grade in each of them, can also apply. disciplines corresponding to entrance exams and grades equal to or higher than C in other subjects
  • In other situations where access to higher education is not proven through an entrance test equivalent to the previous ones specified, candidates must perform entrance tests organized by UAlg, within the deadlines and places stipulated for that purpose, the admission note being the final grade obtained in the test  

International candidates without access conditions:

Course Entry exams and prerequisites
Agronomy Biology
Landscape Architecture Biology or Drawing or History
Visual Arts Drawing**
Bioengineering Biology or Mathematics
Biology Biology
Marine Biology Biology
Biochemistry Biology
Biotechnology Biology or Chemistry
biomedical Sciences Biology
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences Biology
Communication Sciences Contemporary or Portuguese History
Ciências da Educação e da Formação Sociology
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) Biology
Communication design Drawing
Sport Swimming*
Diet and Nutrition Biology
Economics Mathematics
Basic Education History or Mathematics or Biology and Geology
Social Education History or Sociology or Psychology
Nursing Biology
Food Engineering Biology or Physics and Chemistry or Mathematics
Civil Engineering Physics and Chemistry or Descriptive Geometry or Mathematics
Electrical and Computer Engineering Physics and Chemistry or Mathematics or Practical Test in Electrical Engineering
Informatics Engineering Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Physics and Chemistry or Descriptive Geometry or Mathematics
Pharmacy Biology
Management Economics
Management (night) Economics
Management (Portimão) Economics
Management (Portimão, evening classes) Economics
Company Management Mathematics
Hotel management Economics
Marine and Coastal Management Biology or Mathematics
Animated Image Drawing
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Biology 
Languages and Communication Português
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Português
Marketing Economics
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management Mathematics
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology History
Psychology Psychology
Sociology Sociology
Tourism English
Tourism (Portimão) English

* Prerequisite B

** Only in the 2nd phase (29 May). The exam will be in person at the University of the Algarve

 

 

Calendar of Entrance Exams for International Students

  1st Phase 2nd Phase*
Online Registration

22/2/2021 to
11/3/2021

10/5/2021 to
21/5/2021
Exam Day

18/3/2021
(15h00)

29/5/2021
(15h00)

Results

25/3/2021

7/6/2021
Results Complaint

26/3/2021

8/6/2021
Publication of the Results Complaint

29/3/2021

9/6/2021

*Some courses may not be available in the 2nd phase

Exams results

Documentos

Regulamento do concurso especial de acesso e ingresso do estudante internacional a ciclos de estudo de licenciatura e mestrado integrado na UAlg
Regime de incentivos à inscrição de estudantes internacionais nos ciclos de estudos de formação inicial da UAlg

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