Master in European and Comparative Law

DURATION

2 years

ECTS

120

PLACES

20

REGIME

post-work

DEGREE

master

LANGUAGES

EN

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • This Course aims to promote the acquisition of advanced knowledge in European, International and Comparative Legal Science;
  • Develop the ability to participate in scientific research projects of advanced level providing the integration in research Center-Instituto Jurídico Portucalense (IJP);
  • Prepare Master students to develop an international career.

The general course aims to promote the acquisition of advanced knowledge in European, International and Comparative Legal Science. To this end, the study cycle aims to develop human resources capable of participating in advanced scientific research projects in European, International and Comparative Law with the epistemological and methodological rigor indispensable for international scientific research in Legal Science.
 
The study cycle requires fundamental ethical practices and principles appropriate to legal science research, with a view to problem-solving from an ethical and responsible perspective, to ensure relevant scientific research for society. The study cycle includes an individual research project that in its term will be a demonstration of highly specialized knowledge, which supports the capacity for original reflection and research.
 

The course of studies will be taught entirely in English.

 

Publication in Diário da República, 2nd series - No. 120 - June 26, 2019 - Announcement No. 114/2019

The course of study aims at promoting development through the creation of knowledge in a global and interdisciplinary perspective. Aims to attract young researchers of excellence around the world, turning them into human resources capable of designing, coordinating and executing scientific research projects at an advanced level in European and Comparative Law, an international collaborative environment and the epistemological and methodological rigor necessary appropriate the production of a contribution to knowledge that expands the frontiers of knowledge and it is susceptible to international refereed publication. These objectives coincide at all with the educational, scientific and cultural design UPT as their joint and international nature are the ultimate expression of the execution of the strategic plan for internationalization. 

Jurists specialized in European Law, Public International Law, Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutional Systems. It is also a suitable training for all jurists wishing to join international organizations.

The learning outcomes corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning?(EQF) in accordance with the Framework for Qualifications of the European Higher Education Area. The conclusion of the course involves a systematic and comprehensive understanding of International, European and Comparative law, the domain of its own techniques of these areas of law, as well the research methodologies in Legal Science in general and in the field of International, European and Comparative Legal Science in particular. Graduates will be capable of critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas and to implement processes of research, with scholarly integrity in International, European and Comparative Law, within academic and professional contexts, contributing to technological, social or cultural advancement in a knowledge based society. 

This degree leads to a master's degree in European and Comparative Law (120 ECTS) or, at the end of the first year, a specialisation in European and Comparative Law (60 ECTS).

[non-degree programmes]

[non-degree programmes]

The general course aims to promote the acquisition of advanced knowledge in European, International and Comparative Legal Science. To this end, the study cycle aims to develop human resources capable of participating in advanced scientific research projects in European, International and Comparative Law with the epistemological and methodological rigor indispensable for international scientific research in Legal Science.
 
The study cycle requires fundamental ethical practices and principles appropriate to legal science research, with a view to problem-solving from an ethical and responsible perspective, to ensure relevant scientific research for society. The study cycle includes an individual research project that in its term will be a demonstration of highly specialized knowledge, which supports the capacity for original reflection and research.
 

The course of studies will be taught entirely in English.

 

Publication in Diário da República, 2nd series - No. 120 - June 26, 2019 - Announcement No. 114/2019

The course of study aims at promoting development through the creation of knowledge in a global and interdisciplinary perspective. Aims to attract young researchers of excellence around the world, turning them into human resources capable of designing, coordinating and executing scientific research projects at an advanced level in European and Comparative Law, an international collaborative environment and the epistemological and methodological rigor necessary appropriate the production of a contribution to knowledge that expands the frontiers of knowledge and it is susceptible to international refereed publication. These objectives coincide at all with the educational, scientific and cultural design UPT as their joint and international nature are the ultimate expression of the execution of the strategic plan for internationalization. 

Jurists specialized in European Law, Public International Law, Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutional Systems. It is also a suitable training for all jurists wishing to join international organizations.

The learning outcomes corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning?(EQF) in accordance with the Framework for Qualifications of the European Higher Education Area. The conclusion of the course involves a systematic and comprehensive understanding of International, European and Comparative law, the domain of its own techniques of these areas of law, as well the research methodologies in Legal Science in general and in the field of International, European and Comparative Legal Science in particular. Graduates will be capable of critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas and to implement processes of research, with scholarly integrity in International, European and Comparative Law, within academic and professional contexts, contributing to technological, social or cultural advancement in a knowledge based society. 

This degree leads to a master's degree in European and Comparative Law (120 ECTS) or, at the end of the first year, a specialisation in European and Comparative Law (60 ECTS).

[non-degree programmes]

[non-degree programmes]

The Master is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 1 year dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a dissertation defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 60 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the dissertation, which makes a total of 120 ECTS credits in the following scientific areas:

The Master is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 1 year dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a dissertation defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 60 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the dissertation, which makes a total of 120 ECTS credits in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Areas Compulsory ECTS Optional ECTS
L
Law
120

1st year

1st Semester Scientific Areas ECTS
Public International Law
L
10
Comparative Law Methodology
L
10
Research Methodology in Legal Science
L
10
2nd Semester Scientific Areas ECTS
European Private Law
L
10
International Private Law
L
10
European Public Law
L
10

2nd year

Annual Scientific Areas ECTS
Individual research project and dissertation
L
60

The Master is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 1 year dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a dissertation defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 60 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the dissertation, which makes a total of 120 ECTS credits in the following scientific areas:

The Master is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 1 year dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a dissertation defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 60 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the dissertation, which makes a total of 120 ECTS credits in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Areas Compulsory ECTS Optional ECTS
L
Law
120

1st year

1st Semester Scientific Areas ECTS
Public International Law
L
10
Comparative Law Methodology
L
10
Research Methodology in Legal Science
L
10
2nd Semester Scientific Areas ECTS
European Private Law
L
10
International Private Law
L
10
European Public Law
L
10

2nd year

Annual Scientific Areas ECTS
Individual research project and dissertation
L
60

In a direct relationship with the scientific areas and study plan of the Master's in European and Comparative Law, the IJP/ Instituto Jurídico Portucalense is a legal science research center whose main objective is to promote, support and disseminate scientific research in this area of knowledge produced at the Universidade Portucalense and at the Polytechnic Institutes of Leiria and Lisbon, its strategic partners, namely through institutional support for research projects of its researchers and partnerships with similar national and foreign research units. 

José Caramelo Gomes

Coordinator of the Master in European and Comparative Law

Maria Emilía Teixeira

Coordinator of the Master in European and Comparative Law

DL/ Department of Law

Master in European and Comparative Law
(mest.direitoeucomparado@upt.pt)

José Caramelo Gomes

Coordinator of the Master in European and Comparative Law

Maria Emilía Teixeira

Coordinator of the Master in European and Comparative Law

DL/ Department of Law

Master in European and Comparative Law
(mest.direitoeucomparado@upt.pt)

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Anyone who meets the conditions set out in DL 74/2006, as amended by DL 115/2013 may apply for admission:

  1. Holders of a Bachelor's degree in Law or legal equivalent;
  2. Holders of an academic degree conferred in a 1st cycle of studies in Law organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by an adhering State;
  3. Holders of a foreign higher academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the law degree by the statutorily competent body of the associated Universities;
  4. holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the statutorily competent body of the associated Universities.

Candidates for access to the 2nd study cycle in European and Comparative Law are ranked on the basis of merit according to the weighted average, as per Annex II, of the Regulatory Norms.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the Scientific Council of the Universidade Portucalense;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of the University of Portucalense as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • identification document
  • passport-type photo
  • documents proving academic qualifications (notarized photocopies)
  • updated CV

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the Scientific Council of the Universidade Portucalense;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of the University of Portucalense as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • identification document
  • passport-type photo
  • documents proving academic qualifications (notarized photocopies)
  • updated CV

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Anyone who meets the conditions set out in DL 74/2006, as amended by DL 115/2013 may apply for admission:

  1. Holders of a Bachelor's degree in Law or legal equivalent;
  2. Holders of an academic degree conferred in a 1st cycle of studies in Law organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by an adhering State;
  3. Holders of a foreign higher academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the law degree by the statutorily competent body of the associated Universities;
  4. holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the statutorily competent body of the associated Universities.

Candidates for access to the 2nd study cycle in European and Comparative Law are ranked on the basis of merit according to the weighted average, as per Annex II, of the Regulatory Norms.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the Scientific Council of the Universidade Portucalense;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of the University of Portucalense as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • identification document
  • passport-type photo
  • documents proving academic qualifications (notarized photocopies)
  • updated CV

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the Scientific Council of the Universidade Portucalense;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of the University of Portucalense as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • identification document
  • passport-type photo
  • documents proving academic qualifications (notarized photocopies)
  • updated CV

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

PARTNERSHIPS

DURATION

2 years

ECTS

120

PLACES

20

REGIME

Post-work