International Student - Brazil

Applications to the Special Admission Contest for undergraduate courses (undergraduate and integrated master)

 
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Candidates who have completed courses in the Brazilian high school system and taken the National High School Exam (ENEM), or equivalent.  UAlg requires a minimum of 500 points in the essay test and at least 475 points in each of the remaining tests.

 

High School System Holders

Entrance exams required for the ENEM exam

Course Entry exams and prerequisites
Agronomy Natural Sciences and its technologies
Basic Education Languages, codes and their technologies and Mathematics and their technologies
Biochemistry Natural Sciences and its technologies
Bioengineering Mathematics and its technologies
Biology Natural Sciences and its technologies
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences Natural Sciences and its technologies
Biomedical Sciences Natural Sciences and its technologies
Biotechnology Natural Sciences and its technologies and Mathematics and its technologies
Business Administration Mathematics and its technologies and Human Sciences and its technologies
Civil Engineering Mathematics and its technologies
Communication Design Languages, codes and their technologies
Communication Sciences Languages, codes and their technologies or Human Sciences and their technologies
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Humanities and their technologies or Languages, codes and their technologies
Dietetics and Nutrition Natural Sciences and its technologies
Economics Mathematics and its technologies
Educational Sciences and Training Humanities and their technologies or Languages, codes and their technologies
Electrical and Computer Engineering Mathematics and its technologies
Food Engineering Mathematics and its technologies or Natural Sciences and its technologies
Hotel Management Mathematics and its technologies and Human Sciences and its technologies
Informatics Mathematics and its technologies
Landscape Architecture Natural Sciences and its technologies
Languages and Communication Languages, codes and their technologies
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Languages, codes and their technologies
Management Mathematics and its technologies or Mathematics and its technologies and Humanities and its technologies
Management (evening classes) Mathematics and its technologies or Mathematics and its technologies and Humanities and its technologies
Management (Portimão) Mathematics and its technologies or Mathematics and its technologies and Humanities and its technologies
Management (Portimão, evening classes) Mathematics and its technologies or Mathematics and its technologies and Humanities and its technologies
Marine and Coastal Management Natural Sciences and its technologies and Mathematics and its technologies
Marine Biology Natural Sciences and its technologies and Mathematics and its technologies
Marketing Mathematics and its technologies and Human Sciences and its technologies
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management Mathematics and its technologies
Mechanical Engineering Mathematics and its technologies
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Natural Sciences and its technologies
Moving Image Languages, codes and their technologies
Nursing Natural Sciences and its technologies
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Master) Natural Sciences and its technologies
Pharmacy Natural Sciences and its technologies
Psychology Natural Sciences and its technologies or Human Sciences and its technologies or Mathematics and its technologies or Languages, codes and its technologies
Social Education Languages, codes and their technologies or Human Sciences and their technologies
Sociology Human Sciences and their technologies
Sports Languages, codes and their technologies or Mathematics and its technologies and Natural Sciences and its technologies
Tourism Languages, codes and their technologies or Human Sciences and their technologies
Tourism (Portimão) Languages, codes and their technologies or Human Sciences and their technologies
Visual Arts Languages, codes and their technologies


The tests carried out through the Vestibular exam must be equivalent, in their contents, to the tests listed in the table, although the designations may not be coincident.

 

The entrance exams are replaced by the results obtained at ENEM. UAlg requires a minimum of 500 points in the essay test and at least 475 points in each of the remaining tests. You can use the note from any of the previous editions.

ENEM - exam knowledge areas Candidate points A Candidate points B Candidate points C Candidate Points D
A - Human Sciences and its Technologies 600 800 500 700
B - Natural Sciences and its technologies 500 500 450 600
C - Languages, codes and their technology 650 600 460 550
D - Mathematics and its technologies 750 550 550  680
E - Writing 700 750 560 450
Course example you are applying for Civil Engineering Marketing Do not accept for having less than 475 points in
at least one of the areas of knowledge
Do not accept for having less than 500 points
in the essay test
Admission Evidence D A and D A and D  
University of Algarve - Formula        
F - Classification of high school (A + B + C + D + E) / 5 640 640    
G - Average classification of tests  750 675    
H - Weighted classification (Fx0.65 + Gx0.35) 678.5 652.25    
Final classification (Hx20 / 1000) 13.57 13.045    

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.

Online Application

Academic Year 2022/2023

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

*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€
Basic Education 3 500€ 2 000€
Biochemistry 4 500€ 3 500€
Bioengineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Biology 4 500€ 3 500€
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 4 500€ 4 500€
Biomedical Sciences 4 500€ 4 500€
Biotechnology 4 500€ 3 500€
Business Administration 3 500€ 2 500€
Civil Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Communication Design 3 500€ 3 500€
Communication Sciences 3 500€ 3 500€
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological 3 500€ 2 000€
Dietetics and Nutrition 4 500€ 4 500€
Economics 3 500€ 2 500€
Educational Sciences and Training 3 500€ 2 000€
Electrical and Computer Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Food Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Hotel Management 3 500€ 2 500€
Informatics  4 500€ 3 500€
Landscape Architecture 4 500€ 1 500€
Languages and Communication 3 500€ 2 000€
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 3 500€ 2 000€
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€
Marine and Coastal Management 4 500€ 1 500€
Marine Biology 4 500€ 4 000€
Marketing 3 500€ 2 500€
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 4 500€ 3 500€
Mechanical Engineering 4 500€ 1 500€
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 4 500€ 4 500€
Moving Image 3 500€ 3 500€
Nursing 4 500€ 4 500€
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Master) 4 500€ 3 500€
Pharmacy 4 500€ 4 500€
Psychology 3 500€ 3 500€
Social Education 3 500€ 2 000€
Sociology 3 500€ 2 000€
Sports 3 500€ 2 500€
Tourism 3 500€ 2 500€
Tourism (Portimão) 3 500€ 2 500€
Visual Arts 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
Guia para estudantes brasileiros do Ensino Superior em Portugal
Manual de sobrevivência para o estudante brasileiro

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