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Frequently Asked Questions | Covid-19 | Applicants to UC

Clique para mais informação...Where to find updated information for applicants ?

Information about possible changes to the procedures and calendars in force will be highlighted on this web page and at, on which information is updated whenever there are new measures or guidelines to be implemented in the University of Coimbra and in Portugal.

  • We also ask applicants to check the frequently asked questions Covid-19 for UC Students » by means of which you can find more detailed information for students and prospective students of the UC..
Clique para mais informação...How to apply to the UC during the pandemic ?
Applications to the University of Coimbra concerning the forthcoming academic year 2020/2021 will take place as expected, in the same way and according to the same calendars. This is because at the University of Coimbra the whole process is carried out online by means of Inforestudante to which the required electronic copies of all the documents are uploaded and submitted.
Clique para mais informação...How is UC going to manage these applications ?
At the University of Coimbra the applications process is carried out only by informatic means. Therefore, in face of the current pandemic caused by the virus Covid-19 in Portugal and all over the world, the University is already prepared to receive applications from any place and manage it by adopting remote work (UC personnel working outside the UC facilities using information technologies to perform their work).
Clique para mais informação...You have already begun your application. Do you have to complete it?
The University of Coimbra is attentive, and exceptional situations that need a specific analysis will be taken into account. Therefore, we ask all applicants to complete their applications within the established deadlines and we will ensure that all the application processes take place in a normal manner, in spite of the current scenario.
Clique para mais informação...Can you deliver the hard/paper copies of your documents?

No, under the current scenario, you cannot.

In normal circumstances the UC allows this option, and applicants may choose how to submit their documents during the application. 

Nevertheless, under the current pandemic, and taking into account that the circulation of paper documents is strongly conditioned, and the University offers to applicants other alternatives totally online, we cannot accept paper documents.