International Student - Colombia

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

Academic Year 2023/2024

Number of Slots: 1st phase: 15; 2nd phase(1): 18 and 3rd phase(2): 19

(1) Vacancies may change due to vacancy release
(2) In phase 3, priority is given to serial candidates through the Program SUPERNOVA

Admission Exams: Ciencias Naturales y Matemáticas

Calculation Formula: Grade of High school or equivalent: 65%; Average grade of the admission exams or equivalent: 35%

Tuition Fee: 4 000 Euros

 
 

Candidates who have a Bachillerato

Bachillerato Holders

Course Entry exams and prerequisites
Agronomy Natural Sciences
Landscape Architecture Natural Sciences o Sociales and Ciudadanas
Visual Arts Sociales y Ciudadanas
Bioengineering Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biology Natural Sciences
Marine Biology Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biochemistry Natural Sciences
Biotechnology Natural Sciences and Mathematics
biomedical Sciences Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Communication Sciences Critical Lectura o Sociales y Ciudadanas
Ciências da Educação e da Formação Critical Lectura o Sociales y Ciudadanas
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Masters) Natural Sciences
Communication design Sociales y Ciudadanas
Sport Critical Lectures o Natural Sciences o Mathematics
Diet and Nutrition Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Economics Critical Lectures o Sociales y Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Basic Education Critical Lectures and Mathematics
Social Education Sociales y Ciudadanas
Nursing Natural Sciences
Food Engineering Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Civil Engineering Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Electrical and Computer Engineering Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Informatics Engineering Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Pharmacy Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Management Sociales and Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Management (night) Sociales and Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Management (Portimão) Sociales and Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Management (Portimão, evening classes) Sociales and Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Company Management Sociales and Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Hotel management Sociales and Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Marine and Coastal Management Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Animated Image Sociales y Ciudadanas
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Languages and Intercultural Communication Critical Lectura
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Critical Lectura
Marketing Critical Lectures o Sociales y Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management Mathematics
Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Critical Lectura o Sociales y Ciudadanas
Psychology Critical Lectures o Ciencias Naturales o Matemáticas o Sociales y Ciudadanas
Sociology Critical Lectura o Sociales y Ciudadanas
Systems Engineering and Computer Technologies Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Tourism Critical Lectures o Sociales y Ciudadanas o Matemáticas
Tourism (Portimão) Critical Lectures o Sociales y Ciudadanas o Matemáticas

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

Dual Nationality Students

  • If a student with two or more nationalities, not including Portuguese nationality, has the nationality of another Member State of the European Union and of a non-EU country, he/she may choose one of them
     
  • In the case provided for in the previous number, if he/she chooses non-EU nationality, he/she will maintain his/her status as an international student until the end of the study cycle in which he/she is initially enrolled or to which he/she transits, even if, during the course of the study cycle, he/she is granted the status of equality of rights and duties under the terms of an international treaty signed between the Portuguese State and the State of which he/she is a national. If you choose the nationality of a European Union State you will not be covered by the International Student Statute and therefore cannot apply through this Contest.

 

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 2023/2024

1st Phase (1)  
Applications 23-01-2023 to 01-03-2023
Validation and ranking of applications 02-03 to 10-03-2023
Publication of results 13-03-2023
Complaint 13-03 to 14-03-2023
Complaint results 17-03-2023
Registration 14-03 to 22-03-2023
2nd Phase (1), (2)  
Applications 28-03-2023 to 14-04-2023
Validation and ranking of applications 17-04 to 10-05-2023
Publication of results 12-05-2023
Complaint 15-05-2023
Complaint results 17-05-2023
Registration 15 to 23-05-2023
3rd Phase (1), (2), (3)  
Applications 19-06-2023 to 14-07-2023
Validation and ranking of applications 17 to 20-07-2023
Publication of results 21-07-2023
Complaint 24-07-2023
Complaint results 26-07-2023
Registration 24 to 31-07-2023

(1) For candidates who have taken an entrance exam for higher education, recognised by UAlg, in their country

(2) For candidates who have taken an entrance exam for higher education, recognised by UAlg, in their country or who have taken/will take an entrance exam for the University of Algarve.

(3) For candidates registered under the SUPERNOVA programme

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 2023/2024

Course Vacancies
  3rd Phase (2)
Agronomy 7
Biochemistry 5
Bioengineering 3
Biology 11
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 2
Biomedical Sciences 0
Biotechnology 6
Business Administration 10
Civil Engineering 20
Communication Design 1
Communication Sciences 0
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological 8
Dietetics and Nutrition 1
Economics 10
Educational Sciences and Training 0
Electrical and Computer Engineering 20
Food Engineering 1
Hotel Management 7
Informatics 3
Landscape Architecture 9
Languages and Intercultural Communication 9
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 13
Management (Faro) 0
Management (Faro evening classes) 3
Management (Portimão) 0
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 4
Marine and Coastal Management 9
Marine Biology 19
Marketing 1
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 1
Mechanical Engineering 21
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 2
Moving Image 0
Nursing 0
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Master) 1
Pharmacy 0
Psychology 0
Social Education 0
Sociology 5
Sports 0
Systems Engineering and Computer Technologies 8
Tourism 1
Tourism (Portimão) 2
Visual Arts 0

(1) Vacancies may change due to vacancy release

(2) In phase 3, priority is given to serial candidates through the Program SUPERNOVA

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 2023/2024

The tuition fee (annual academic fee) for the academic year 2023/24 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 Intercultural 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€
Systems Engineering and Computer Technologies 4 500€ 1 500€
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

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