Isolated Curricular Units

The University of the Algarve allows the attendance of isolated curricular units (UCI), which integrate the study plans of bachelor's, master's, doctorate, postgraduate and higher professional technical courses (TeSP)

Who can apply?

  • UAlg students wishing to attend course units that are not part of their study plan
  • Any interested persons over 17 years of age who are not students of UAlg and who have knowledge and skills appropriate to the level of education they intend to attend

Limits to the frequency of individual curricular units 

  • Students enrolled in a UAlg study cycle can apply for UCI attendance in other UAlg study cycles, of the same degree, with the following limits:
    a) Up to 60 ECTS in each academic year
    b) Up to 50% of the curricular ECTS for a given cycle of studies, as long as they do not exceed 60 ECTS for that cycle
    c) Up to 78 ECTS, in the set of all curricular units in which they enroll, in their study cycle and in the other study cycles, as long as it does not contravene the provisions of paragraph a)

    A student enrolled in a cycle of studies and missing up to 30 ECTS for completion may enroll in UCI for a cycle of studies of an immediately higher degree, however, not being able to enroll in more than 60 ECTS in the set of study cycles.
     
  • Candidates not enrolled in UAlg study cycles can apply, as external students, to attend UCI, with the following limits:
    a) Up to 60 ECTS in each academic year
    b) Up to 50% of the curricular ECTS for a given cycle of studies, as long as they do not exceed 60 ECTS for that cycle
    c) From different UAlg study cycles, respecting the provisions of the previous paragraphs

Note : Only Curricular Units that have vacancies available will be considered 

Application calendar for 2020/2021

  1st Semester and annuals 2nd Semester
Submission of applications 04 to 13-09-2020 25-01-2021 a 02-02-2021
Serialization 14 to 18-09-2020 08 to 12-02-2021
Dissemination of results 9/22-2020 17-02-2021
Face-to-face registration 23-09-2020 to 02-10-2020, Campus da Penha and Gambelas 18 to 26-02-2021, Campus da Penha and Gambelas

Documentos

Regulamento de frequência de unidades curriculares isoladas da Universidade do Algarve
 

Necessary documentation

  • Certificates of Academic Achievement
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Justification for the reasons for the request
  • Copy of identification document, valid residence permit (in the case of foreign applicants) and tax identification number

Documents must be submitted in PDF format.

Fees and Fees

Registration fee and insurance

  • 25 Euros

Fees

  • Course units for higher professional technical courses, degrees and 1st cycle of integrated master's degrees: 30 Euros per ECTS
  • Course units for postgraduate, master's and 2nd cycle of integrated master's degrees: 40 Euros per ECTS
  • Course units for doctoral courses: 50 Euros per ECTS

Payment Dates

  • Only enrolled in the 1st semester and annual UCI: 1st installment with registration and 2nd installment on October 31
  • Only enrolled in the 2nd semester UCI: 1st installment with registration and 2nd installment on February 28
  • Enrolled in UCI of the 1st semester, annual and 2nd semester: 1st installment with registration, 2nd installment on October 31, 3rd installment on January 31 and 4th installment on February 28

The withdrawal from the frequency of the individual curricular units after registration does not exempt the internal / external student from paying the full fee and does not confer the right to a refund of the amounts already paid.

Application

Apply here