Admissions with international Year 12 completed in Portugal
Number of places: 190

Application Deadline (2024/2025)

1st Period
2nd Period


  1. In the first period, all candidates that meet the admissions conditions will be ranked.
  2. ​In the second period, a) and b) below will be ranked together and under the same circumstances:
    a) candidates excluded from the 1st application period because their grade fell below the minimum grade required to be admitted at that time;
    b)new candidates.
Application grade

Your secondary education final grade or the grade of a legally equivalent diploma carries a weighting of 60% of your application grade. The score obtained in the entry examination carries a weighting of 40%.

Calculate your application grade here.

Compulsory Entry Examinations

The entry examinations are two of the following Secondary Education subjects:

18 Portuguese  11 History 06 Philosophy 16 Mathematics*

(* Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences is excluded) 

Candidates with International Secondary Education must provide homologous examinations. More Information here.  

Minimum Entry Grade (0 to 200 scale):

  • Secondary education final grade equal to or greater than 100.
  • Entry examinations score equal to or greater than 95.

Applications with an application grade lower than 120 will be excluded.

Where to make your application

Candidates with the national Year 12, completed in Portugal or abroad, must be submitted online only.

Documents needed:

  • Document proving high school graduation equivalent to Portuguese Year 12, to be obtained from an official Portuguese high school;
  • Entry Examinations Certificate;
  • Identity Card (original or photocopy) 

Candidates who may wish to visit the University and the Campus, either in group or individually, may arrange a visit with the Undergraduate Admissions Office.


Admissions Office - Undergraduate Programme

Maria Pereira
Phone: (+351) 21 721 41 57
Cell Phone: (+351) 91 541 91 76

All face-to-face appointments must be scheduled by email.