Undergraduate - Other Nationalities

General Information
The information provided on this page is intended for foreign students who meet the legally established eligibility requirements to apply for a place in the undergraduate degrees under the International Student Status.
For this purpose, an international student is a student who satisfies cumulatively the conditions described below:
  • is not a national of an European Union (EU) Member State
  • is not a direct descendant, spouse (husband/wife) or partner of a national of a EU Member State
  • has not been legally residing in Portugal continuously for more than two years on the 1st January of the year in which he or she intends to enter higher education (himself/herself, his or her spouse or any of the parents with whom he or she lawfully resides)
  • is not a beneficiary of the status of equal rights and duties conferred in accordance with international treaties between the Portuguese State and the State of which they are nationals
Students who are in emergency situation for humanitarian reasons may apply under the International Student Status, in accordance with article 7 of the REEIUCP, and should therefore contact the admissions@porto.ucp.pt.
This regime should also be used by international students who are already students in a foreign higher education institution or who are holders of a higher education degree (national or foreign).
The admission at UCP of foreign citizens who are not covered by the provisions of the International Student Status must apply under the terms applicable to students of Portuguese nationality.