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instructions

Instruções

If you intend to apply for a post-graduate course at the Universidade do Minho, you should follow these instructions.

1º You must register as a user of the academic site in order to have access to the area reserved for candidates.

2º After gaining access to the reserved area, you can begin the process of admission to the course
you intend to follow using the options available. Beforehand, you should read carefully the Rules for Admission.

Note: Any doubt or question regarding this process should be redirected to the following email: candidaturas.pgrad@saum.uminho.pt

Rules for admission of candidates

Before completing your application for admission to your course, read carefully the following conditions:

Your application will require you to complete some details related to your curriculum. We recommend that you update your curriculum before making the application. The fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

Information: In the event of applying to several Master degrees from the same School/Faculty, you should be able to indicate, in each one of the courses you are applying to, your order of preference in terms of placement, in the field signalled as "Observações” (“Observations”) (Step 3 in the application procedure).

Afterwards, the admission form should be duly printed, signed and sent to the School/Faculty where you are applying to, within the time period established for applications.

You should attach the following documents to your admission form:

•   A photocopy of your identity card or other identification document. 
•   A photocopy of your tax card (only in the case of Portuguese candidates) 
•   A photocopy of your Course Certificate, which includes all the subjects taken and the final grades awarded. 
•   A detailed Curriculum Vitae. 
•   Other documents requested according to public notice (Edital), or that the applicants may consider relevant for
appreciation of their application. 
•   Proof of payment of the Admission Fee of 30€ (non- refundable). Candidates from abroad who are not able to 
make this payment by ATM can do so via bank transfer of 30€ (non-refundable). In that case, these candidates 
are requested to send a receipt of the adequate bank transfer.

If you are making the application under Despacho  RT-38/2011, of June 21 (setting forth the terms and rules for the Master´s degree of graduates pre-Bologna in the same specialty) you should select this option in the application process.

Incomplete admission forms, namely those that lack the necessary elements for the accurate appreciation of the candidacy and the serialisation of candidates, as well as forms sent after the application date has expired imply the candidacy will not be accepted.

In the analysis of candidates, the Directing commissions of the courses, if they so wish, may ask the candidates for proof of elements within their application or for additional information.

If a candidate wishes to apply to more than one course, he/she must complete the same application procedure for each course, individually.

If they so wish, candidates may alter the information in their admission form for a particular course, as long as they do so before the end of the period established for admission. To do so, they should select option "ficha de candidato" (admission form) . If the candidate wishes to change the course s/he is applying for, it is necessary that the time period for admission for the new course is the same as for the previous one. You should select the option 'as minhas candidaturas' (my candidacies)

For each alteration, a new admission form must be printed and sent to the School/Faculty, before the time limit expires.

The receipt(s) of proof of payment(s) will be sent to the address you have given by post at the end of the admissions period.

Candidates will be solely responsible for any non-receipt of post or returned mail arising from insufficient or non-existent address.

All data supplied will be collected and handled accordingly both by the Academic Services and the adequate Schools/Faculties.

Candidates are advised to refer to the specific conditions applied, by checking the option "courses 2014/2015"

Each and any complaint about the placement results should be put forward within 10 working days after the results have been publicly disclosed.