Applications to the Special Admission Contest for International Students

The 2nd phase of applications for the International Student Special Competition will run from April 11 to May 27, 2022.

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

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.

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.

The tuition 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. 

 Preparation Courses  UAlg will offer two basic level preparation courses in Portuguese and Mathematics to placed and enrolled candidates. The Portuguese course will be aimed at international students who are not Portuguese speakers. The Mathematics course will be essentially aimed at all international students enrolled in courses where the subject is part of the Study Plan.

These courses will take place from the 4th to the 15th of July, in an online format, with 12h of contact, at a time to be defined.

Academic year 2022/2023

Online application calendar:

  • 1st phase of applications: 24-01-2022 to 25-02-20222
  • 2nd phase of applications: 11-04-2022 to 27-05-2022

Application rate: 50€ *You must pay the fee before submitting your application


More information and applications online here