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1st Cycle

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.               

Application dates (school year 2023/2024):

1st phase: April 11    to 20, 2023
2nd phase: July 3   to   10, 2023
3rd phase: September 5 to 8, 2023

Enrollment dates (school year 2023/2024):

1st phase: May 15 to 18, 2023
2nd phase: August 2 to 7, 2023
3rd phase: September 20 to 22, 2023

ALERT: The first application stage of the following courses is exclusively for international students:
  • Master in Fashion Communication Design
  • Master in Polymer Engineering
  • Master in Systems Engineering
  • Master in Operations Engineering and Management

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3rd Cycle (PhD)

The 3rd cycle of studies of the School of Engineering is divided into doctorates (tutorials) and doctoral programmes consisting of 6 or 8 semesters.
The application periods for doctorates (tutorials) and for doctoral programmes are different and are subject to the availability of vacancies.

Application periods:

Doctorates (academic year 2022/2023):

January 2 to march 9, 2023 (seriation until march 15 and enrollment between march 27 and 31)

April 3 to June 10, 2023 (seriation until June 15 and enrollment between June 26 and 30)

Doctorates (academic year 2023/2024):

July 1 to September 7, 2023 (seriation until September 15 and enrollment between September 25 and 29)
October 2 to December 7, 2023 (seriation until December 15 and enrollment between December 20 and 27)
January 2 to March 7, 2024 (seriation until March 15 and registration between March 25 and 28)
April 1 to June 6, 2024 (seriation until June 14 and enrollment between June 25 and 28)

Doctoral programs (academic year 2023/2024):


Beginning in the 1st semester:

April 11-20, 2023 (seriation until May 10 and enrollment between May 15 and 18)
July 03 to 10, 2023 (seriation until July 27 and enrollment between August 02 and 07)
September 05 - 08, 2023 (runs until September 15 and registrations between September 20 and 22)


Beginning in the 2nd semester:

September 27 to October 02, 2023 (seriation until October 09 and enrollment between October 12 and 16)
December 04 - 07, 2023 (seriation until December 15 and enrollment between January 08 and 11, 2024)

Applications for inter-institutional doctoral programs (with specific periods of application):

MAP-i (CMU-Portugal Program)

Fashion Design

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The documents required for the application can be consulted in this document


Formação Contínua

Os cursos de Formação Contínua da EEUM dividem-se em Cursos de Formação Especializada (formação ao nível de 2º ciclo) e Cursos de Estudos Avançados (formação ao nível de 3º ciclo).

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Cursos não Conferentes de Grau:


As candidaturas serão efetuadas numa plataforma disponibilizada para o efeito, na qual os candidatos deverão carregar os documentos obrigatórios:

- Curriculum Vitae resumido;
- Certificado(s) de habilitações académicas (num único PDF) e;
- Comprovativo de pagamento da taxa de candidatura.

O pagamento da taxa de candidatura (curso não conferente de grau, creditado), no valor de 20 euros, é efetuado na Store UMinho.

Os valores das propinas para os cursos de Formação Especializada e de Estudos Avançados podem ser consultados no Despacho RT/C-113/2021. (Despacho EE/C-01/2021 para o curso de Introdução à Construção em Madeira)