International Student - Other Countries

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

Academic Year 2021/2022

Number of slots: 10

Slots with Reduced Tuition Fees: 5

Admission exams: Biology and Geology and Mathematics A or Physics and Chemistry and Mathematics A

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

Tuition fee: 4000 Euros

 
 

Candidates who have passed the Unified Access Exam

Unified Access Exam Holders

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

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 2022/2023

  1st Phase Phase 2*
Submission of applications 24-1-2022 a 25-2-2022 11-4-2022 a 27-5-2022
Validation and ranking of applications 28-2-2022 a 11-3-2022 30-5-2022 a 9-6-2022
Dissemination of results 14-3-2022 13-6-2022
Results claim 15-3-2022 14-6-2022
Assessment of complaints 16-3-2022 15-6-2022
Online registration and enrolment 14-3-2022 a 25-3-2022 13-6-2022 a 24-6-2022
* 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.

Academic Year 2022/2023

Course Places*
Agronomy 10
Landscape Architecture 14
Visual Arts 10
Bioengineering 10
Biology 14
Marine Biology 20
Biochemistry 6
Biotechnology 8
Biomedical Sciences 6
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 5
Communication Sciences 5
Educational Sciences and Training 2
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) 10
Communication design 5
Sports 5
Dietetics and Nutrition 5
Economics 15
Basic Education 2
Social Education 2
Nursing 3
Food Engineering 8
Civil Engineering 28
Electrical and Computer Engineering 21
Informatics Engineering 18
Mechanical Engineering 28
Pharmacy 4
Management (Faro) 6
Management (Faro evening classes) 4
Management (Portimão) 5
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 5
Business Administration 12
Hotel Management 8
Marine and Coastal Management 10
Moving Image 5
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 3
Languages and Communication 10
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 15
Marketing 8
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 7
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological 9
Psychology 14
Sociology 15
Tourism 5
Tourism (Portimão) 6

*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 2022/2023

The tuition fee (annual academic fee) for the academic year 2022/23 varies between 1 500 and 4 500 Euros, and can be paid up to a maximum of 10 monthly fees. 
 

Course International Student CPLP and Latin America
Agronomy 4 500€ 1 500€
Landscape Architecture 4 500€ 1 500€
Visual Arts 3 500€ 2 500€
Bioengineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Biology 4 500€ 3 500€
Marine Biology 4 500€ 4 000€
Biochemistry 4 500€ 3 500€
Biotechnology 4 500€ 3 500€
Biomedical Sciences 4 500€ 4 500€
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 4 500€ 4 500€
Communication Sciences 3 500€ 3 500€
Educational Sciences and Training 3 500€ 2 000€
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) 4 500€ 3 500€
Communication Design 3 500€ 3 500€
Sports 3 500€ 2 500€
Dietetics and Nutrition 4 500€ 4 500€
Economics 3 500€ 2 500€
Basic Education 3 500€ 2 000€
Social Education 3 500€ 2 000€
Nursing 4 500€ 4 500€
Food Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Civil Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Electrical and Computer Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Informatics Engineering 4 500€ 3 500€
Mechanical Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Pharmacy 4 500€ 4 500€
Management 3 500€ 2 500€
Management (Evening Classes) 3 500€ 2 500€
Management (Portimão) 3 500€ 2 500€
Management (Portimão, Evening Classes) 3 500€ 2 500€
Business Administration 3 500€ 2 500€
Hotel Management 3 500€ 2 500€
Marine and Coastal Management 4 500€ 1 500€
Moving Image 3 500€ 3 500€
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 4 500€ 4 500€
Languages and Communication 3 500€ 2 000€
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 3 500€ 2 000€
Marketing 3 500€ 2 500€
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 4 500€ 3 500€
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological 3 500€ 2 000€
Psychology 3 500€ 3 500€
Sociology 3 500€ 2 000€
Tourism 3 500€ 2 500€
Tourism (Portimão) 3 500€ 2 500€

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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