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Applicants who are 23 years old until 31 December of the year preceding the exams.

Who Can Apply

Registrations are open for the ability assessment exams for the frequency of ISPGAYA Degree studies cycles for those over 23 years old, for the academic year 2023/2024. Applicants who have completed 23 years of age by 31 December 2022 and do not have access to higher education can register for the exams.

Approval in the exams allows the application for a degree under the Special Contest for Access to Higher Education.


  • M23 Registration Form
  • Résumé
  • School Qualifications Certificates
  • Training Certificates (if available)
  • Declaration of professional entities (if available)
  • Production of Citizen Card
  • Other CV supporting documentation

Ability Assessment

The assessment of the academic and professional curriculum vitae, through an interview and theoretical exams to assess knowledge and skills considered relevant for entry and progression in the course.

These exams include a Portuguese exam (compulsory for applicants without completed secondary education) and a Specific Admission exam.

Ability Assessment Rating

  • 25% Interview
  • 25% Portuguese exam*
  • 50% Specific Admission exam
*The grade applied in the case of students who completed secondary education is replaced by the final grade of the Portuguese subject obtained at that level of education.

Assessment Exams

Course Test
Accounting Mathematics or Economics or Accounting or Computing Use
Computer Engineering Mathematics or Computer Programming
Electronic and Automation Engineering Electrical Circuits or Mathematics or Computer Programming
Management Mathematics or Economics or Accounting or Computing Use
Mechanical Engineering Mathematics or Electrical Circuits or Drawing
Tourism and Sustainable Business English or Geography or History


Action 1.ª Phase 2.ª Phase
Enrolment in the Capacity Assessment Exams 27/03/2023 to 31/05/2023 01/06/2023 to 01/09/2023
Information sessions for specific admission exams 01/06/2023 to 07/06/2023 04/09/2023 to 08/09/2023
Conducting interviews 01/06/2023 to 07/06/2023 04/09/2023 to 08/09/2023
Portuguese exam 12/06/2023 08/09/2023
Conducting specific admission exams 15/06/2023 11/09/2023
Publication of grades 22/06/2023 15/09/2023
Submission of complaints and requests for re-examination of exams 22/06/2023 15/09/2023
Responding to requests for complaints and re-examination of exams 26/06/2023 19/09/2023
Application for the Special Contest 22/06/2023 to 30/06/2023 15/09/2023 to 22/09/2023
Registration 01/07/2023 to 17/07/2023 25/09/2023 to 09/10/2023

Framework Legislation

DL 65/2018, of 16 August: Academic Undergraduate Courses and Higher Education Diplomas


Action Price
Enrolment (within deadline) 125 €
Addition for non-compliance with deadlines 50 €


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