International Student - China

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

Academic Year 2022/2023

Number of Slots: 10

Admission Exams: Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream

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

Tuition Fee: 4 500 Euros

 
 

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
Basic Education Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Biochemistry Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Bioengineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biology Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biomedical Sciences Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Biotechnology Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Business Administration Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Civil Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Communication Design Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Communication Sciences Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Dietetics and Nutrition Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Economics Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Educational Sciences and Training Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Electrical and Computer Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Food Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Hotel Management Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Informatics Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Landscape Architecture Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Languages and Communication Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management (evening classes) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management (Portimão) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Management (Portimão, evening classes) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Marine and Coastal Management Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Marine Biology Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Marketing Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Mechanical Engineering Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Moving Image Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Nursing Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Master) Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Pharmacy Gaokao Natural Sciences Stream
Psychology Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Social Education Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Sociology Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Sports Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Tourism Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Tourism (Portimão) Gaokao Humanaties Stream
Visual Arts 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 2022/2023

  1st Phase Phase 2*
Submission of applications 24-1-2022 a 25-2-2022 11-4-2022 a 27-5-2022
Validation and ranking of applications 28-2-2022 a 11-3-2022 30-5-2022 a 9-6-2022
Dissemination of results 14-3-2022 13-6-2022
Results claim 15-3-2022 14-6-2022
Assessment of complaints 16-3-2022 15-6-2022
Online registration and enrolment 14-3-2022 a 25-3-2022 13-6-2022 a 24-6-2022
* Some courses may not offer places in the 2nd phase.

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 2022/2023

Course Places*
Agronomy 10
Basic Education 2
Biochemistry 6
Bioengineering 10
Biology 14
Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences 5
Biomedical Sciences 6
Biotechnology 8
Business Administration 12
Civil Engineering 28
Communication Design 5
Communication Sciences 5
Cultural Heritage and Archaeological 9
Dietetics and Nutrition 5
Economics 15
Educational Sciences and Training 2
Electrical and Computer Engineering 21
Food Engineering 8
Hotel Management 8
Informatics Engineering 18
Landscape Architecture 14
Languages and Communication 10
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 15
Management (Faro) 6
Management (Faro evening classes) 4
Management (Portimão) 5
Management (Portimão, evening classes) 5
Marine and Coastal Management 10
Marine Biology 20
Marketing 8
Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management 7
Mechanical Engineering 28
Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy 3
Moving Image 5
Nursing 3
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Master) 10
Pharmacy 4
Psychology 14
Social Education 2
Sociology 15
Sports 5
Tourism 5
Tourism (Portimão) 6
Visual Arts 10

*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 2022/2023

The tuition fee (annual academic 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. 
 

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 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€
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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