Saltar para conteudo


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 2024/2025. Applicants who have completed 23 years of age by 31 December 2023 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
  • After gathering all the requested documentation, you must send it to the secretariat's email:

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 11/03/2024 a 31/05/2024 03/06/2024 a 30/08/2024
Information sessions for specific admission exams 03/06/2024 a 07/06/2024 04/09/2024 a 11/09/2024
Conducting interviews 03/06/2024 a 07/06/2024 04/09/2024 a 11/09/2024
Portuguese exam 12/06/2024 09/09/2024
Conducting specific admission exams 17/06/2024 13/09/2024
Publication of grades 28/06/2024 20/09/2024
Submission of complaints and requests for re-examination of exams 28/06/2024 20/09/2024
Responding to requests for complaints and re-examination of exams 02/07/2024 23/09/2024
Application for the Special Contest 28/06/2024 a 05/07/2024 23/09/2024 a 27/09/2024
Registration 09/07/2024 a 23/07/2024 30/09/2024 a 15/10/2024

Framework Legislation

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


Action Price
Enrolment (within deadline) 150 €
Addition for non-compliance with deadlines 50 €


Never stop learning

Come be part of the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders, join us!

Live a challenging, enriching and motivating experience.