Admissions

Number of slots for 2024/2025:

 2nd phase

National candidates of a country which is a Member State of the European Union: 8

National candidates of a country which is not a Member State of the European Union: 2

 

Minimum number of students: 8

 

Conditions of access

Candidates for the degree in Geographic Information Systems must be:
Holders of a degree in the scientific areas of natural sciences, engineering, IT, geography, landscape architecture or related areas, from a Portuguese university;
Holders of a foreign higher academic degree awarded following a 1st cycle of studies, in the scientific areas referred to in a);
Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum, recognized by the competent bodies of UAlg as sufficient to satisfy the objectives of the degree, in the scientific areas referred to in a), and suitable for carrying out this cycle of studies.

Criteria for selection of the candidates

Successive application of the following criteria:
National Candidates
-    Final degree classification
-    Assessment of the scientific and professional curriculum, taking into account other training and professional experience
Community Candidates
-    Final degree classification
-    Fluency in the Portuguese language demonstrated through an interview conducted in Portuguese and carried out face-to-face or online
-    Assessment of the scientific and professional curriculum, taking into account other training and professional experience
Extra-Community Candidates
-    Final degree classification
-    Institution that awarded the aforementioned academic degree
-    Fluency in the Portuguese language demonstrated through an interview conducted in Portuguese and carried out face-to-face or online
-    Motivation Letter written in Portuguese
-    Assessment of the scientific and professional curriculum, taking into account other training and professional experience

Necessary documentation

-    Certificate of Qualifications, with a breakdown of the classifications obtained in each curricular unit;
-    Curriculum Vitae (with personal, academic and professional data);
-    Letter of Motivation (only for Extra-Community Candidates);
-    Application Form;
-    Proof of payment of 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.