Access Conditions

To be admitted via the General Regime you must meet all of the following conditions:

  • Completion of secondary education or its equivalent. If you attended a foreign secondary education, this equivalence is proven through the equivalence certificate.
  • Have valid national admission exam(s) results required for the programme(s).

If you have completed Portuguese secondary education, check the national exams expiration date on the ENES form issued in the year of your application.

If you have completed foreign secondary education, you can use scores from national exams taken in 2021, 2022 or 2023.
 

See below the minimum required scores of national exams for each programme.

In addition, some programmes, such as Nursing, Medicine and CLSBE International Undergraduate Programmes, have specific prerequisites.

 

 

Programme Minimum score in national exams (scale of 0-200) Minimum overall application score (scale of 0-200) National Exames (Portuguese Education)
Business Administration 120 points 140 points (19) Mathematics A
Business Administration – International Programme* 120 points 140 points (19) Mathematics A
Political Science and International Relations 95 points 100 points (11) History
Or
(13) English
Or
(18) Portuguese
Religious and Theological Studies (E-learning) 95 points 100 points 11) History
Or
(18) Portuguese
Communication and Cultural Sciences 95 points 100 points (11) History
Or
(13) English
Or
(18) Portuguese
Law 95 points 100 points 2 of the following exams:
(06) Philosophy
(11) History
(16) Mathematics
(18) Portuguese
Economics 120 points 140 points (19) Mathematics A
Economics and Finance – International Programme* 120 points 140 points (19) Mathematics A
Nursing** 95 points 100 points One of the following combinations:
-(02) Biology and Geology
-(02) Biology and Geology and (07) Physics and Chemistry
- (02) Biology and Geology and (16) Mathematics
Philosophy (b-learning) 95 points 100 points (06) Philosophy
Or
(11) History
Or
(18) Portuguese
Philosophy, Politics and Economics 120 points a) 100 points (19) Mathematics A Or
(06) Philosophy and (19) Mathematics A
Or
(18)Portuguese and 
(19) Mathematics A
Applied Foreign Languages 95 points 100 points (13) English
Or
(18) Portuguese 
Medicine*** 140 points 150 points (02) Biology and Geology and 
(07) Physics and Chemistry and 
(16) Mathematics
Psychology 95 points 100 points (02) Biology and Geology and
(07) Physics and Chemistry and
(16) Mathematics
(02) Biology and Geology
Or
(17) Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
Or
(18) Portuguese
Social Work 95 points 100 points (11) History
Or
(17) Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
Or
(18) Portuguese
Theology 95 points 100 points (11) History
Or
(18) Portuguese

a) If two entrance exams are used, the minimum of 120 points applies to the average of the two entrance exams, and the minimum mark per exam is 95 points.

Pre-requisites:
*Motivation letter, CV, English certificate and interview, if applicable.
**Group A - Interpersonal communication proven by medical certificate
***Group A - Interpersonal communication proven by medical certificate; minimum English proficiency score [CEFR: level C1 (Common European Framework of Reference)]; motivation letter; interview.