International Student - China

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

 
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Applicants who have passed Gaokao / Liankao and have a Senior High School Graduation.

 

Senior Graduates of Secondary School

Course Proof of admission
Agronomy Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Landscape Architecture Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Visual Arts Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Bioengineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biology Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Marine Biology Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biochemistry Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biotechnology Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
biomedical Sciences Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Communication Sciences Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Ciências da Educação e da Formação Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Communication design Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Sport Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Diet and Nutrition Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Economics Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Basic Education Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Social Education Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Nursing Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Food Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Civil Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Electrical and Computer Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Informatics Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Mechanical Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Pharmacy Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Management Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management (night) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management (Portimão) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management (Portimão, evening classes) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Company Management Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Hotel management Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Marine and Coastal Management Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Animated Image Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Languages and Communication Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Marketing Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Psychology Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Sociology Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Tourism Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Tourism (Portimão) Gaokao Humanaties Stream

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 2021/2022

  1st Phase Phase 2*
Submission of applications 22-2-2021 a 9-4-2021 10-5-2021 a 11-6-2021
Validation and ranking of applications 12-4-2021 a 23-4-2021 14-6-2021 a 18-6-2021
Dissemination of results 26-4-2021 21-6-2021
Results claim 27-4-2021 22-6-2021
Assessment of complaints 28-4-2021 23-6-2021
Online registration and enrolment 26-4-2021 a 7-5-2021 21-6-2021 a 2-7-2021
* Some courses may not offer places in the 2nd phase.

2nd phase results

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 2021/2022

Course Places*
Agronomy 8
Landscape Architecture 9
Visual Arts 7
Bioengineering 6
Biology 11
Marine Biology 15
Biochemistry 6
Biotechnology 3
Biomedical Sciences 0
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 5
Communication Sciences 4
Educational Sciences and Training 1
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) 9
Communication design 6
Sports 5
Diet and Nutrition 7
Economics 8
Basic Education 1
Social Education 2
Nursing 1
Food Engineering 6
Civil Engineering 21
Electrical and Computer Engineering 17
Informatics Engineering 12
Mechanical Engineering 21
Pharmacy 2
Management 4
Management (evening classes) 4
Management (Portimão) 5
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 5
Company Management 10
Hotel management 7
Marine and Coastal Management 9
Animated Image 6
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 4
Languages and Communication 8
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 15
Marketing 6
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 7
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology 9
Psychology 0
Sociology 0
Tourism 4
Tourism (Portimão) 5

*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 2021/2022

The tuition fee (annual academic fee) for the academic year 2021/22 varies between 3000 and 4000 Euros, and can be paid up to a maximum of 10 monthly fees. 
Serial candidates with the best ratings are eligible to benefit from a reduced fee of 1100 Euros.

Course Tuition fees
Agronomy 3500 Euros *
Landscape Architecture 3500 Euros *
Visual Arts 3000 Euros
Bioengineering 4000 Euros*
Biology 4000 Euros
Marine Biology 4000 Euros
Biochemistry 4000 Euros
Biotechnology 4000 Euros
Biomedical Sciences 4000 Euros
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 4000 Euros
Communication Sciences 3000 Euros
Ciências da Educação e da Formação 3000 Euros
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) 4000 Euros
Communication design 3000 Euros
Sport 3000 Euros
Diet and Nutrition 4000 Euros
Economics 3000 Euros
Basic Education 3000 Euros
Social Education 3000 Euros
Nursing 4000 Euros
Food Engineering 3500 Euros *
Civil Engineering 3500 Euros *
Electrical and Computer Engineering 3500 Euros *
Informatics Engineering 4000 Euros
Mechanical Engineering 3500 Euros *
Pharmacy 4000 Euros*
Management 3000 Euros
Management (night) 3000 Euros
Management (Portimão) 3000 Euros *
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 3000 Euros *
Company Management 3000 Euros
Hotel management 3000 Euros
Marine and Coastal Management 3500 Euros *
Animated Image 3000 Euros
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 4000 Euros*
Languages and Communication 3000 Euros
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 3000 Euros
Marketing 3000 Euros
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 4000 Euros
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology 3000 Euros
Psychology 3000 Euros
Sociology 3000 Euros
Tourism 3000 Euros
Tourism (Portimão) 3000 Euros *

* Courses with vacancies available with reduced tuition.

Academic Year 2021/2022

The reduced tuition fee is 1100 Euros.

The reduced fee is given primarily to candidates from the 1st phase of applications, with successive transitions to the 2nd phase not allocated in the previous phase.

Consult the regulation of the incentive regime (see box of Documents).

The maximum number of beneficiaries of the reduced tuition fee per study cycle is as follows:

Course Vacancies with reduced fee
Agronomy 3
Landscape Architecture 2
Bioengineering 1
Food Engineering 2
Civil Engineering 7
Electrical and Computer Engineering 6
Mechanical Engineering 7
Pharmacy 0
Management - Portimão 1
Management - Night Portimão 2
Marine and Coastal Management 4
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 1
Tourism - Portimão 0

 

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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