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1st Cycle and Integrated Master Programmes

The application to the Portuguese public higher education system is annually promoted and scheduled by the Directorate General for Higher Education (Portuguese Ministry of Science and Education). Under the new International Student Status, created in March 2014, a new admission competition to the School’s 1st cycle and integrated master programmes is available. Please refer to the UMinho’s website for more information:

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2nd Cycle (MSc)

The Master Programmes of the EEUM are mostly constituted by 4 semesters, in which the curricular part corresponds to 2 or 3 semesters. The conclusion of the curricular part of the programmes grants a specialisation diploma in the scientific area of the programme, which is equivalent to a post-graduate programme.
View application periods for the master programmes

1st phase: 1st to 12th June
2nd fase: 10th to 30th July
3rd phase: 1st to 24th​ September

NOTICE: The 1st phase of the master's degrees in Bioinformatics, Engineering and Quality Management, Industrial Engineering, and Food Science and Technology is exclusive for international students

NOTICE: The 2nd phase of the master's degrees in Industrial Engineering, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, and Engineering and Quality Management is exclusive for national students

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3rd Cycle (PhD)

1st Phase: 24th   February to 6th March 2020 (to start in  September 2020)
enrolment  1st to 7th April 2020

2nd Phase: 10th to 30th July 2020 (to start in ​ September 2020)
enrolment  12th to 18th  August 2020

3rd Phase: 1st to 24th​ September 2020 (to  start in ​ September 2020​)
enrolment  6th to 8th October 2020


3rd Cycle (PhD) (out of phase):​

1st Phase: 10th to 30th July 2020  (to  start in  February 2021)
​enrolment 12th to 18th August 2020

2nd Phase: 7th to 18th December 2020 (to  start in  February 2021​)
enrolment   25th to 29th January 2021


Applications with specific dates:
MIT Portugal Programmes (Bioengineering and Leaders for Technical Industries): more information at
CMU-Portugal Programmes: MAP-i and MAP-tele
Doctoral Programme AESI - Advanced Engineering Systems for Industry:
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The necessary documents for the application should be consulted on the respective website of each doctoral program.



Continuous training

The Advanced Short Duration Programmes at the School of Engineering are divided into Specialised Studies Programmes (2nd cycle training) and Advanced Studies Programmes (3rd cycle training).
The application periods to Advanced Short Duration Programmes are as Continuous Training:
Specialised Studies Programmes:
1st phase: 1st to 12th June

2nd fase: 10th to 30th July

3rd phase: 1st to 24th​ September​

Cursos de Estudos Avançados

1st phase: 24th   February to 6th March 2020 (to start in  September 2020)
2nd phase: 10th to 30th July 2020 (to start in ​ September 2020)
3rd phase: 1st to 24th​ September 2020 (to  start in ​ September 2020​)

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Specialised Studies Programmes: 


Advanced Studies Programmes:

The following documentation must also be submitted together with the application:
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Photocopy of the Identity Card + VAT Number or Citizen Card
Authenticated copy of the Degree Certificates
Payment proof of application fee
Other relevant documents required by the respective Programme Director after receiving the candidate’s electronic application.








Application fee payment (40€) – without any charge to the beneficiary – is to be made by bank transfer to the following bank account. Please attach a copy of your bank transfer with the application form.
Bank: Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Bank address: Av. Central, 4700 Braga, Portugal
Beneficiary name: Universidade do Minho
Beneficiary address: Largo do Paço, 4704-553 Braga, Portugal
IBAN: PT50003501710016732263015
NIB: 003501710016732263015
Account number CGD: 0171167322630
Reference: EEUM-Programme’s name / Applicant’s Name and Surname​​​​