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.

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

What is the deadline for applyingfor 2022/23 edition
1st phase: 1st to 31st March; 2nd phase: 1st June to 15th July; 3rd phase: 1st to 13th September, 2022.

When will I receive information on the selection of candidates?
Candidates will receive information on the selection processes before the enrolment deadlines are open, according to the annually established calendar by UC.

What is the academic calendar?
The first semester runs from September to January, and the second semester, from February to June. The academic calendar for 2022/23 edition will be available here

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

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 languages courses offered by the University of Coimbra.

I'm an international candidate. 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.

How much is the tuition fee?
The annual tuition is of 2,000 euros.