Change and transfer of programme
currently enrolled who have at least attended one semester of higher
education at their home university can ask transference to a similar
degree programme of the University of Coimbra.
This information applies to first cycle (bachelor) and
integrated master degree programmes.
On these pages you can find information about pre-requirements, selection criteria and documents needed for your application.
|Change of programmes – when students
enrol in a
different first cycle or integrated master of studies, regardless
of whether there has been an interruption of registration. The last enrolment could took place at UC or in another national or international higher education institution.|
|Transfer of programmes – when students transfer
education institutions, as long as they enrol in the same cycle (first
integrated master), regardless of whether there has been an interruption of
registration. The higher education institution of origin
may be national or international.|
How to make my application?
you decide to change or transfer programme of study, you have to make a new
application for the programme you wish to be registered for. Choose the intended programme and access regime.
See more about the first cycle and
integrated master degree programmes »»
See the pre-requirement for change of programme:
- To have made the required entrance examinations (or equivalent) established for
the cycle of studies they are applying to.
- Higher Education application grade and grades obtained on the required entrance
examinations (or equivalent ones*) higher than those established for the
grade on the required entrance examinations: 95 points (in a grading scale from
0 to 200).
Higher Education application grade: 100 points (in a grading scale from 0 to
analyzing the documents provided, the jury can attribute an “equivalent” grade
to the entrance examinations’ grade for applicants from foreign higher education systems.
qualifications are not required for transfers.
Make your online application using the university information system.
Click this link to acess Inforestudante »»
|Usually, there are
three opportunities each year to do your application: 1st, 2nd and
3th call. The first one is normally in March, the second in July and the last call
is in September.|
See here for more information about calls »»
|Fill out the application form and attach the requested documents. Note that fields in red are mandatory.|
|The courses that students undertake in other
programme or higher
may be credited to the University of Coimbra programme degree. If you intend to ask credit transfer you must submit the request during the application
|Submit the application. If an error is detected (eg. required fields left blank), the system sends an alert message. |
| Use the given information to pay the application fee of 50€, non-refundable.|
If you’ve encountered any problems while submitting your application you must report them to firstname.lastname@example.org until the day after the submission deadline.
of accepted applicants can be accessed on Inforestud@nte, in the application section. Don't forget your
The applications shall be selected considering the following aspects:
- Similarity between the courses they attended and the one for which they are applying.
- Nature of the degree they hold.
- Success rate of the course they attend.
The documents required are
- Identification document - ID Card / Citizen Card / Passport.
- Certificate - listing all the higher education
courses completed, their duration (semester/year) and number of credit
- For national higher education applicants -
higher education application history, including high school grades, the
grades obtained on the required subjects or on the equivalent national
examinations (required) as ENES file or equivalent (mandatory).For foreign higher education applicants - high school
grade or equivalent grade (pre-university year) as well as the grade of the
required subjects or of an equivalent national examination. If necessary, the
jury of the higher education application grade could attribute an equivalent grade
based on the courses completed by the applicant in the same scientific area.
- Certificate of the syllabus, credits and schedules of the subjects completed (with course outlines and hourly course loads) in a higher education institution.
- Current and former University of Coimbra
students are not required to submit a copy of their diploma.
- Course outlines and hourly course loads are
only required by those requesting equivalency credits. These documents are not
required if the original programme was administered by the Faculty to which you
will accept duly signed and authenticated certificates issued by the
highest academic authority of the institution, which can be
written in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish.
- If the
certificates are not translated into one of the aforementioned
languages, they have to be authenticated by the foreign education system
and recognized by the Portuguese diplomatic or consular authority or
legalized with the Apostille of the Hague Convention.