FAQ

 

How much is the tuition fee, annually?
How can I get information on the courses that will open and the number of places?
Which are the application deadlines?
Which are the documents to attach to the application?
How much is the application fee?
How to submit the application?
Is it possible to submit the application without a document?
How can I pay the application fee?
Can I pay the application fee after submitting the application?
Can the application fee be reimbursed?
Can I apply to more than one 1st Cycle (Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree)?
How can I consult the applications results?
What are the procedures regarding the payment of the deposit?
When can I register/enroll?
How can I get additional information and clarify any doubts that may arise?

 

 

 

 

 

How much is the tuition fee, annually?

For 1st Cycle (Bachelor), Integrated Master - €7.000, 00/Year.

For 2nd Cycle (Master) course - €€7.000, 00/Year.

Except:
- Master of 90ECTS (1st year - 7.000€; 2nd year/semester - 3.500€);
- Master in Biology of Plant Resources (3.000€/Year);
- Master in Financial Mathematics (1st year - 3.900€; 2nd year - 1.300€).

For 3rd Cycle/PhD course – please consult Tuition Fees and related Fees.

 

How can I get information on the courses that will open and the number of places?

In the International Student's Public Notice for 1st Cycle (Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree) are referred the available courses and correspondent places.

In the International Student’s Public Notice for 2nd Cycle are referred the available courses and correspondent places.

In the International Student’s Public Notice for 3rd Cycle/PhD are referred the available courses and correspondent places. 

 

Which are the application deadlines?

1st Cycle (Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree)
1st period of applications: 01st February - 22nd March 2019
2nd period of applications: 14th May - 28th June 2019

2nd Cycle
1st period of applications: 05th June - 12th July 2019
2nd period of applications: 12th August - 26th August 2019

3rd Cycle/PhD course
1st period of applications: 01st July - 14th August 2019
2nd period of applications: 02nd December 2019 - 17th January 2020

 

Which are the documents to attach to the application?

1st Cycle (Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree)

  • Passport or Identity Card - optional;
  • A sworn declaration stating that the candidate is neither of Portuguese nationality, nor is included in any of the special conditions that do not confirm their status as an international student, according to the International Student Statute;
  • A declaration confirming the completion of Portuguese Secondary education or equivalent, or, if the academic qualification does not correspond with that of Portuguese secondary education, a confirmatory document which allows admission into higher education by the country in which it was obtained, duly validated by the competent entity/institution of this country, in accordance with current legislation 1;
  • Document confirming final grades achieved in Portuguese secondary education, or the equivalent, indicating the level of classification 1;
  • Document proving the approval in the admission exams defined in Portugal for the course of applying, or document proving that the school education obtained approval in the curricular components that integrate the knowledge by the admission exams defined in Portugal. (The admission exams must have been approved in the calendar year or in the 3 calendar years before the application) 1;
  • Diploma in Beginner’s Portuguese or in Intermediate Portuguese (as a foreign language), or a certificate issued by a ULisboa school stating B1 or B2 Level, or a declaration of B1 level in Portuguese language and culture, if the candidate did not attend secondary education in Portuguese;
  • A document confirming attendance in higher education, a certificate stating the grades obtained in the accomplished subjects, a study program from the course of origin and Syllabus and workload of the concluded subjects (only for Students applying from International Establishments of Higher Education1.

The documents must be certified by the Portuguese consular services or be presented with the Apostille (Hague Convention) by the competent authority of the state from which the documents are originated, and they must be translated when they are not in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish.

 

2nd Cycle

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Degree Diploma;
  • Grades Certificate;
  • Grades Programmes (stamped and signed by the institution of higher education) - only for applicants whose degree or legal equivalent is from a foreign institution outside of European Union countries;
  • Sworn Statement (declaration on honour and signed by the applicant, stating that she/he has not the Portuguese nationality and is not included in any of the special conditions which confirm the International Student Status, according to the International Student Statute, approved by legislation (artigo 3.º do Decreto-Lei n.º 36/2014 de 10 de março) - Draft;
  • Identity Card or Passport - optional;
  • Motivation letter;
  • Declaration, stating the acknowledgment of the degree and the Higher Education Institution, (issued by DGES in Portugal - only apply to candidates whose Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is from a foreign institution outside of European Union countries);
  • Declaration, issued by the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Services, authorizing legal permanence in Portugal (this document should be sent or delivered until the day of registration/enrollment);
  • Proof of knowledge of English or Portuguese language (if applicable) - Certificate of achievement of English / Portuguese course or declaration of attendance of higher education course taught in English / Portuguese.

Attention: The Certificates/Diploma must by certified by the Portuguese consular service or be presented with the Apostille (Hague Convention) by the competent authority of the state from which the documents are originated, and whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish, they must be translated into one of these languages.

 

3rd Cycle/PhD course

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Certificate of Completion/ Master’s Diploma and/or Bachelor’s or legal equivalent 2;
  • Master’s and/or Bachelor’s grades certificates 1;
  • Certificate of Syllabus and Workload of the concluded subjects (only applicable to students whose Master’s/Bachelor’s degree is from a foreign institution) if requested by the coordinator of the course 2;
  • Sworn Statement (declaration on honour and signed by the applicant, stating that she/he has not the Portuguese nationality and is not included in any of the special conditions which confirm the International Student Status, according to the International Student Statute, approved by legislation (artigo 3.º do Decreto-Lei n.º 62/2018 de 06 de agosto);
  • Identity Card or Passport - optional;
  • Work plan indicating the general objectives to be achieved - Optional;
  • Guidance acceptance statement(s) of supervisor(s);
  • Cover letter;
  • Proof of knowledge of english or portuguese language (if applicable);
  • Declaration, issued by the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (SEF), authorizing legal permanence in Portugal, (this document should be sent or delivered until the day of registration/enrollment).

1 Attention: The Certificates/Diploma must by certified by the Portuguese consular service or be presented with the Apostille (Hague Convention) by the competent authority of the state from which the documents are originated, and whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish, they must be translated into one of these languages (validated by the consular or embassy services). At the time of registration/enrollment, should submit the originals of certificates and identification for confirmation.

2 The recognition of qualifications provided for in Decree-Law no. 66/2018, are considered as legal equivalences to a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, as well as the degrees recognized or that have already been considered equivalents by the previous legislation (Decree-Law no. 283/83 from 21st June, and Decree-law no. 341/2007 from 12th October).

Legal recognition requests must be submitted using the following link:
https://www.dges.gov.pt/pt/pagina/reconhecimento?plid=374

 

How much is the application fee?

The Application Fee is €60, 00. 
If you submit more than one application, the amount for each additional application will be €60, 00.

 

How to submit the application?

The whole procedure is online. You must fill in the form and submit it with the required documents duly scanned and uploaded.

 

Is it possible to submit the application without a document?

Applications without the required documents will not be accepted. (Please consult the International Student’s Public Notice).

 

How can I pay the application fee?

The payment of the application fee can be done in two different ways:

1st cycle and 1st cycle of Integrated Masters

  • Bank transfer - for applicants who does not have a Portuguese bank account and does not live in Portugal(applicant must submit the payment proof in the application form);
  • ATM Payment (SIBS) - the payment is only possible for applicants with a Portuguese bank account.

2nd cycle and 3rd cycle

  • Bank transfer - applicant must submit the payment proof in the application form.

 Payments must be made during the respective application Period.

 

Can I pay the application fee after submitting the application?

The payment of the application fee is done after submit the application. 

 

Can the application fee be reimbursed?

1st cycle and 1st cycle of Integrated Masters

  • The application fee cannot be reimbursed.

2nd cycle and 3rd cycle

  • The application fee is non-refundable. It is returned only in case the course does not take place due to insufficient number of candidates.

 

Can I apply to more than one 1st Cycle Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree)?

Applicants can choose one or more coursesany available course, as long as they prove, through a Secondary Education conclusion Certificate (or equivalent), that they are eligible and have the admission exams to the course they are applying for. 

Applicants that have applied to more than one course, and have been accepted in both of them, must inform the Graduate Studies Office (ua@ciencias.ulisboa.pt), as soon as the results are public, of the course they intend to register/enroll. If our services do not get this information in time both applications will be rejected.

 

How can I consult the applications results?

The application results will be available online at FCUL webpage.

 

What are the procedures regarding the payment of the deposit?

As defined in the International Student’s Public Notice, for 1st Cycle (Bachelor), Integrated Master and 2nd Cycle/Master course applicants, after the result’s outcome, the applicants admitted in the 1st and 2nd Period must pay the deposit (€500,00), as requested. 

Please consult the Despacho D/55/2015.

Deadlines for the payment of the deposit:

  • Applicants admitted on the 1st Period: until 5 (five working days) after the result’s outcome;
  • Applicants admitted on the 2nd Period: until 2 (two working days) after the result’s outcome.

As well as the application fee, the deposit must be paid by bank transfer to:

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
IBAN: PT50003508240001225203011
SWIFT CODE/BIC: CGDIPTPL

After this payment the applicant must send the proof of payment to receita@ciencias.ulisboa.pt for 1st Cycle or candidatura-pg@ciencias.ulisboa.pt for 2nd Cycle, referring the name of Student applying.

 

When can I register/enroll?

1st Cycle (Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree)
Information available soon

2nd Cycle
Information available soon

3rd Cycle/PhD
Information available soon

 

How can I get additional information and clarify any doubts that may arise?

Through the information provided on our main webpage and also on each course page and/or by sending an e-mail to: