Number of slots for 2024/2025: 4 (1th phase)



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).


Admissions here




Application calendar for 2024/2025

1st Phase*  
Applications 05-01-2024 to 31-01-2024
Selection  01 to 09-02-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 09-02-2024
Publication of results 16-02-2024
Complaint 16 to 20-02-2024
Complaint results Until 23-02-2024
Registration 19 to 29-02-2024

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

2nd Phase  
Applications 11-03-2024 to 05-04-2024
Selection  08 to 18-04-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 18-04-2024
Publication of results 23-04-2024
Complaint 23 to 26-04-2024
Complaint results Until 03-05-2024
Registration 29-04 to 10-05-2024
3rd Phase  
Applications 27-05-2024 to 05-07-2024
Selection  08 to 16-07-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 16-07-2024
Publication of results 23-07-2024
Complaint 23 to 26-07-2024
Complaint results Until 30-07-2024
Registration 24 to 31-07-2024
4th Phase  
Applications 09-08-2024 to 26-08-2024
Selection  26-08 to 04-09-2024
Sending the selection to the Academic Services 04-09-2024
Publication of results 11-09-2024
Complaint 11 to 13-09-2024
Complaint results Until 17-09-2024
Registration 11 to 19-09-2024

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.