International Student's Fee
Following the publication of the Decree-Law no.36/2014 from 10th March 2014 and the decision of the General Council of the University of Coimbra on 24th March 2014, Portuguese students or students with a similar status and International students are subject to the payment of a different tuition fee.
- Degree programmes for which the international student tuition fee is charged
- Tuition Fee 2018/2019
- Tuition Fee 2019/2020
Definition of International Student
Every student that is not Portuguese or do not have a similar status as described below, and that enrols for the first time at a Portuguese higher education institution by means of:
|1.||Special contest of access and admission to Bachelor and Integrated Master's degree courses for international students (http://www.uc.pt/candidatos-internacionais/regulamento);|
|2.||System of change of course or transfer (http://www.uc.pt/candidatos/escola_1/mpic/);|
|3.||Application to a 2nd cycle or 3rd cycle of studies (http://www.uc.pt/candidatos-internacionais/oportunidades/posgraduados)|
1. International Students that are registered in the academic year 2013/2014 at the University of Coimbra continue to pay the same tuition fee amount as the Portuguese students and Students with a similar status as long as they are registered at the UC, without any interruption, in a degree course.
2. Students having a dual nationality (Portuguese or an EU nationality) also pay the same tuition fee as the students with a similar status to Portuguese students. However, they can not apply by means of the special contest for international students.
Definition of Portuguese student or student with a similar status
|1.||Students who have Portuguese nationality;|
|2.||Students who have a European Union nationality;|
|3.||Foreign citizens living legally in Portugal for more than two years, uninterruptedly, on 31st August from the year they intend to apply to a higher education institution, and their children living legally with them as well. The time of residence in Portugal with a Student Visa does not count towards this purpose;|
|4.||International mobility students, under an interchange agreement with that aim;|
Foreign citizens who enter Portuguese Higher Education Institutions under the special access systems within the scope of the National Contests for Access, (consult at http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Estudantes/Acesso/RegimesEspeciais:
a. Citizens from Portuguese-speaking African Countries;
b. Nationals from East Timor and children of nationals of East Timor;
c. Foreign staff members of a diplomatic mission accredited in Portugal and their relatives also living in Portugal, under a system of reciprocity.