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Studying at UPT as an Erasmus student

Deadline for nomination and submission of application:

1st semester: 30th June

2nd semester: 30th November

Admission procedures

  1. Prior to their arriving to UPT, Incoming Students should send by e-mail the following documents:
    • one scanned photo;
    • a copy of the transcript of records;
    • a copy of the identification card or passport;
    • the application form duly signed and stamped:
  2. When they arrive to UPT, Incoming Students should also give a copy of the European health card and the learning agreement duly signed and stamped.

Academic Calendar 2016/2017

First Semester 
1st year all departments Law department
International Welcome Aperitif 19th September
Classes 20th September to 7th January
Christmas holidays 19th December to 1st January
Exams 9th January to 4th February 9th January to 11th February
Publication of assessment results Till 24th February
First Semester (2nd, 3rd and 4th years) All courses except Law Law department
Classes 12th September to 17th December
Christmas holidays 19th December to 1rd January
Exams 4th January to 4th February 4th January to 11th February
Publication of assessment results Till 24th February
Second Semester All courses except Law Law
International Welcome Aperitif 6th February  
Classes 7th February to 2nd June 13th February to 9th June
Carnival holidays 27th and 28th February
Easter holidays 10th to 17th April
"Queima das Fitas" 8th to 12th May
Exams 5th June to 19th July 12th June to 27th July
Publication of assessment results Till 28th Jul
Resit exams (only for last year students) 12th to 30th September


SMP students have to subscribe a scholar insurance prior to the beginning of their placement at Portuguese companies. This insurance will cover: Absolute temporary capacity for work due to accident or illness; Involuntary Unemployment; Hospitalization. When arriving at UPT, students must fill a declaration of adhesion and pay 25 Euros to be covered by the insurance.

Course Catalogue



Please note that lectures are given in Portuguese. However tutorial support in English is given in most of the curricular units. Besides, assessment is also carried out in English.

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