Slots for 2024/2025: 


2nd phase

Graduate Candidates of a country which is a Member State of the European Union: 1

Graduate Candidates of a country which is not a Member State of the European Union: 1


Conditions of access

a) Holders of a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or equivalent legal title

b) Holders of a foreign higher education degree awarded after a first cycle of studies in Psychology organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State party to this process

c) Holders of a foreign higher education degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology by the statutorily competent scientific body of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted

The recognition referred to in subparagraphs b) and c) has the effect of only granting access to the master's degree program and
does not confer on its holder equivalence to the Bachelor's degree or recognition of that degree


Criteria for selection of the candidates

1) Academic curriculum in the field of Psychology (CA);
2) Scientific curriculum (CC);
3) Professional experience (EP);
4) Applicants who have completed the 1st Cycle of Studies in Psychology / Pre-Bologna Degree at the University of Algarve (PUAlg) will be awarded 2 points, to be added to the final course grade (CFC).

The ranking criteria will be operationalized as follows, to obtain the final ranking grade (NFS):
NFS = (CA x 0.80) + (CC x 0.10) +(EP x 0.10), with CA = CFC + PUAlg


Necessary documentation

  • Diploma of qualifications, with a list of courses (proof of degree ownership), in case of foreign qualifications you must attach a certificate, duly authenticated by the consulate/embassy.
  • Copy of ID/CC or Passport
  • Curriculum Vitae (with personal, academic and professional data)
  • Proof of payment of the amount of 50 Euros, corresponding to the application fee





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.