Students who do not have Portuguese nationality.
Who Can Apply
An International Student is considered to be one who does not have Portuguese nationality, except in the following situations:
National student of a member state of the European Union;
Student who is not a national of a member state of the European Union, has resided in Portugal for more than two years, uninterruptedly, on 31 August of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, as well as their children who legally reside with them;
Student who requires admission to higher education through the special access and admission regimes regulated by Decree-Law no. 393-A/99, of 2 October, amended by Decree-Law no. 272/2009, of 1 October;
Student who is attending a Portuguese higher education institution (IES), within the scope of an international mobility program to carry out part of a study cycle of a foreign IES with which the Portuguese IES have established an exchange agreement with that objective.
International students are admitted to the special competition who, cumulatively:
Have an academic qualification at the level of secondary education, obtained in Portugal or in another country;
Have a current level of knowledge of the Portuguese language;
Knowledge of the Portuguese Language
ISPGAYA holds an interview session, where the applicant, in addition to demonstrating their knowledge orally, can produce documentary support regarding their training in Portuguese.
|Computer Networks and Systems||Maths|
|Digital marketing||Portuguese or Mathematics or English|
|Electronics and Industrial Automation||Maths|
|Management and Computing Applied to Business||Economics or Mathematics or Portuguese|
|SME management||Mathematics or Economics|
|Technologies and Programming of Information Systems||Maths|
|Tourism management||Geography or History or English|
Applicants Not Exempted from Exams
|Action||1.ª Phase||2.ª Phase|
|Application||02/01/2023 to 28/02/2023||01/03/2023 to 31/05/2023|
|Conducting specific entrance exams||10/03/2023||09/06/2023|
|Publication of grades||30/03/2023||23/06/2023|
|Submissions of complaints and re-examination of exams||31/03/2023||26/06/2023|
|Responding to requests for complaints and re-examination of exams||Until Até 05/04/2023||Until 28/06/2023|
|Registration/Enrolment||30/03/2023 to 15/04/2023||23/06/2023 to 07/07/2023|
**Applicants with knowledge of the Portuguese language are exempted from taking the Portuguese exam. The information available on this page does not exempt you from reading the ISPGAYA international student regulation.
Applicants Exempted from Exams
|1st Phase||02/01/2023 to 28/02/2023||30/03/2023|
|2nd Phase||01/03/2023 to 31/05/2023||23/06/2023|
The application grade results from the application of the following formula:
NC = 0.35% * CES + 0.65% * PIE
CES – Grade of the secondary education course or legally equivalent qualification;
PIE – Grade of the specific entrance exam.
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