Number of slots for 2023/20234: 2 (4th phase)

Minimum number of students: 8


Conditions of access

Candidates will be considered to be admissible to the MSc program if they comply with one or more of the following conditions:

a) Hold a Portuguese BSc degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biology or related areas.

b) Hold a non-Portuguese BSc degree (or equivalent) from a country that adheres to the Bologna principals and where the organization of the degree is similar to that in Portugal (eg. 3 year course)

c) Hold a non-Portuguese BSc degree (or equivalent) that is considered to confer the necessary educational level for pursuit of MSc studies.

d) Has an educational, scientific or professional track-record that reveals the candidate has the necessary capacity to pursue MSc studies

Criteria for selection of the candidates

Candidates will be selected and ranked for admission to the MSc program on the basis of:

a) The adequacy of the scientific area of the candidates BSc and/or previous activities.

b) The final classification of the candidate's BSc degree.

c) The educational, scientific and professional accomplishments presented in the CV.

Necessary documentation

Necessary Documentation that should be submitted:

a) An up-to-date CV

b) A copy of the BSc diploma

c) A list of all the disciplines in the studied BSc degree with the final mark of each discriminated.

d) Proof of payment (bank transfer) of the application fee (50 Euros).


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Application calendar for 2023/2024

1st Phase*  
Applications 05-01-2023 to 31-01-2023
Selection  01 to 10-02-2023
Publication of results 15-02-2023
Complaint 15 to 20-02-2023
Complaint results Until 23-02-2023
Registration 15 to 24-02-2023

* The 1st phase of applications is only intended for masters and doctoral courses that are taught in the English language.

2nd Phase  
Applications 06-03-2023 to 31-03-2023
Selection  03 to 12-04-2023
Publication of results 17-04-2023
Complaint 17 to 21-04-2023
Complaint results Until 28-04-2023
Registration 19 to 28-04-2023
3rd Phase  
Applications 15-05-2023 to 10-07-2023
Selection  10 to 14-07-2023
Publication of results 19-07-2023
Complaint 19 to 25-07-2023
Complaint results Until 28-07-2023
Registration 20 to 31-07-2023
4th Phase**  
Applications 07-08-2023 to 28-08-2023
Selection  28-08 to 06-09-2023
Publication of results 12-09-2023
Complaint 12 to 15-09-2023
Complaint results Until 21-09-2023
Registration 13 to 22-09-2023

Note: Non-EU applicants are advised to apply in the early stages due to the need to obtain a visa, a process that may delay arrival on national territory.