Isolated Curricular Units
The University of Coimbra establishes an attendance system concerning
isolated curricular units which are part of the studies programmes of its courses
and cycles of studies (1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle)
as well as non-degree courses.
[1.] Students admitted to attend isolated curricular units are subject to the rules of these units and can opt for accomplishing the assessment scheme or not.
[2.] The assessment scheme is mandatory if students want a certificate issued with their final grade, in case they successfully accomplish the curricular unit(s).
[3.] The attendance at isolated curricular units, even with a successful accomplishment, does not give students the right to be awarded with the degree concerning the courses to which these units belong.
[4.] The curricular units mentioned in previous no. 3 are mandatorily awarded with credits in accordance with the law, if their holder has or is going to have the status of student of a course at the University of Coimbra.
[5.] The attendance at isolated curricular units by UC students will be mentioned in the Diploma Supplement to be issued.
[6.] The attendance at isolated curricular units is subject to the payment of a fee which varies per curricular unit and/or organisational unit and is specified at the time of the application.
Specific conditions of each Organisational Unit
- Faculty of Arts and Humanities
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Sciences and Technology
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences
- Faculty of Sports Science and Physical Education
- College of Arts
- Institute for Interdisciplinary Research
How to apply ?
The application is made as follows:
[1.] For students or former students of the UC with access to the system Inforestudante, application is made by means of the link “Applications »» Isolated Courses” on the left side menu.
[2.] Applicants must select all the curricular units they want to attend, attach the required documents and submit their application.
[3.] External applicants may pre-register in order to access Inforestudante.
[4.] The payment regarding the curricular units is only made if the application is accepted and the student registers for the curricular units he/she selected.
What are the deadlines to apply ?
The applications deadlines concerning isolated curricular unit(s) are defined by means of a Rector’s Order before the beginning of each academic year and usually are the following:
Application to curricular units to which the student had already applied in the previous applications period is not possible.
If the applications deadline has passed,…
If you want to apply after the deadlines mentioned above, you can do it beyond the deadlines by paying the fee and in case those curricular units still have places available.
PLEASE NOTE !
[1.] The payment of the fee is due to the appraisal of the exceptional condition or the non-compliance with the deadline. Therefore, it does not guarantee an acceptance of the application and does not exempt the student from paying the fee of registration for the curricular units whose application may be accepted.
Each Organisational Unit may decide annually on the curricular units that, in the following academic year, cannot be covered by these attendance system or those whose attendance is conditioned, and, in this case, establish the corresponding restrictions, namely (number of places, previous training or other special conditions of access, impossibility of applying beyond the deadline).
Access General Conditions
to the attendance at isolated curricular units may be students registered for higher
education courses or other individuals interested in these units provided that they are
over 16 years old.
all curricular units accept applications under this system and some are subject
to admission conditions.
Free Isolated Curricular Units
These applications can only be made by UC students in accordance with no.3 of article 8 in the Regulation on Isolated Curricular Units of the UC - RDIUC)
Students registered for courses at the University of Coimbra can also register, for free, for curricular units of the same cycle of studies of the course for which they are registered, as long as these units cannot be awarded credits within that same course:
registration is accomplished during the normal registration period by means of
the option “Isolated Curricular Units”. Students registered for UC Courses may
register for free for one isolated curricular unit per semester, if they are
full time students in the academic year, or for one isolated curricular unit
per academic year if they are registered under a different system of
registration, provided that those curricular units belong to the same cycle of
studies of the course for which they are registered, as long as these units
cannot be awarded credits within that same course.
Application in accordance with no.3 of article 8 in the Regulation on Isolated Curricular Units of the UC is made at the time of the registration at the University of Coimbra for the course the student is attending. The application under these terms is subject to acceptance.
The Organisational Units may not accept applications for isolated curricular units that initially are not conditioned, if the classes become full due to the registrations of the regular students.