Applications to the Special Admission Contest for International Students

The 2nd application period for the Special Admission Contest for International Students will run from 1-30 April, 2024. The 2024/2025 academic year will start in September 2024.

The University of Algarve (UAlg) welcomes students from countries outside the European Union (EU) under the International Student Status.

The undergraduation diplomas awarded by UAlg are valid and recognized in all EU countries, allowing the pursuing of postgraduate studies (Masters or PhD) at the University of Algarve or any university in Europe.

As an international student, you may also benefit from mobility programmes in Europe, under ERASMUS + programme during your undergraduate degree (Undergraduate or integrated Master) in UAlg.

Access and admission

The UAlg has joined the National High School Examination (ENEM), Brazil, the GaoKao / Liankao, China, the Unified Access Examination, Macau, and the Bachillerato, Colombia and Ecuador.

International candidates with national validation or recognition should access the information on Other Countries.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the academic year 2024/25 varies between 1,500 and 4,500 Euros, and can be paid up to a maximum of 10 monthly fees. 

Online applications calendar

  • 1st phase: 03-01 to 02-02-2024 (closed)
  • 2nd phase: 01 to 30-04-2024 

More information and online application here