Instructions

To submit your application you must follow the following steps

 

1st Cycle (Bachelor and Integrated Master Degree), 2nd and 3rd cycles

 

1. User account creation

Applicant/Student from FCUL, with valid account – login with your student number and password at https://fenix.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/ and access to the application form in the tab “Candidate”.

Applicant/Student from FCUL, without a valid account – you must request new access credentials through one of the following ways:

Afterwards you can access to the application form https://fenix.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/ in the tab “Candidate”.

Other Applicants – you must create an account at https://fenix.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/accountCreation.

Once the account has been created, an e-mail indicating the login (bennuXXXXX) will be sent to the address specified in the form.
To proceed with the application, login at https://fenix.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/ and fill the application form available in the Tab “Candidate”. If you do not receive the e-mail, make sure to check your mailbox SPAM folder.
You can request a new e-mail or recover a forgotten password in https://fenix.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/passwordResetRequest. If the problem persist, feel free to contact support services on suporte@ciencias.ulisboa.pt.

2. Choose the Course to which you are applying for.

3. Fill in all the fields presented in the application “tabs”.

4. Gather the required and mandatory documents for upload, namely:

 

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, approved by legislation (Decreto-Lei nº 36/2014, 10 de março);
  • 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 (nº 2 do artigo 2º do Despacho nº 750/2016, de 15 de janeiro) 1;
  • Document confirming final grades achieved in Portuguese secondary education, or the equivalent, indicating the level of classification1;
  • 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.

1  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);
  • 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);
  • Identity Card or Passport - optional;
  • Motivation letter;
  • Declaration, stating the acknowledgment of the degree and the Higher Education Institution, (issued by DGES);
  • 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).

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).

 

3rd Cycle/PhD course

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Degree Diploma or legal equivalence 2;
  • Grades Certificate 1;
  • Grades Programmes (stamped and signed by the institution of higher education);
  • 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);
  • Identity Card or Passport - optional;
  • Work plan indicating the general objectives to be achieved;
  • Guidance acceptance statement(s) of supervisor(s) - optional;
  • Motivation letter;
  • 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 Consider as legal equivalence to the degree of “Licenciatura” and “Mestrado” (Master), the equivalence and recognition of qualifications provided for in Decreto-Lei nº 283/83, 21 de junho and Decreto-Lei nº 341/2007, de 12 de outubro.

 

5. Upload the required documents within the Application Form;

Candidates that do not provide all the documents required as instructed will be automatically rejected.  

6. Submit application;

7. Make the payment of the application fee in the amount of 60,00Euros.

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

  • 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.

 Payments must be made during the respective application Period.

 

Throughout the application procedure students will be notified by e-mail and will be able to check their status.

 

Choice of Courses

Applicants that have applied to more than one course, and have been accepted in both of them, must inform the Undergraduate Studies Office (ua@ciencias.ulisboa.pt), for 1st Cycle (Bachelor) and Integrated Master, or the Postgraduate Studies Area (candidatura-pg@ciencias.ulisboa.pt), for 2nd Cycle (Master), as soon as the results are public, of the course the intend to register/enroll. If our services do not get this information in time both applications will be rejected.

 

Payment of 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.

The deposit must be paid by bank transfer to:

Faculdade de Ciências
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.