Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply?
Applications are submitted through the University of Coimbra online platform, InfoEstudante. Applications submitted in paper are not considered illegible. All the required documents must be scanned and attached to the application. Instructions are available here. In case of doubt, please contact the services: e-mail; phone +351 239 247 195; in person at the support centres of the Academic Management Service, in the hours available here.

What documents do I need to submit to formalize the application?
Please check the Application menu.

What is the deadline for the application submission?
1st phase: February 4th to March 29, 2019
2nd phase: April 1st to July 15th, 2019
3rd phase: August 19th to September 6th, 2019

When will the information about the applicants' selection be sent?
The applicants will receive information about the selection processes before the opening of the enrolment periods. Selected applicants must enrol and register through the platform InforEstudante. More Information

What is the class schedule?
The first semester will run from September through January and the second semester from February through June.
The Academic Calendar for 2019/20 will be available here.

What is the frequency of the classes?
Classes are scheduled to take place on Fridays and Saturdays.

Is attendance at Seminars compulsory?
Yes, it is. Attending seminars at distance is not an option.
Students are expected to participate in the seminars listed in the study plan, as well as the sessions with external speakers, organized within the programme’s activities.

What are the programme's working languages?
The programme’s working languages are Portuguese and English.
Candidates who do not master Portuguese language may get informed on the conditions of access and frequency of the language courses offered by the University of Coimbra.

I am an international student. What should I know about Coimbra and the University?
The University of Coimbra has prepared a support guide for foreign candidates, with useful information on the University’s services and about daily life in Coimbra.

What is the annual fee?
The annual fee is 2,000 euros.