Brazilian Candidates

Rio de Janeiro Paisagem

The information provided on this page is intended for foreign students who meet the legally established eligibility requirements to apply for a place in the undergraduate degrees and integrated master degrees under the International Student Status.

Citizenship Requirements

  • Those who, not being nationals of an EU Member State, have been legally residing in Portugal continuously for at least two years on 31 August of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, including any of their children who legally reside with them; The length of residence with a residence permit for study is not relevant for the purpose of residence time in Portugal;
  • Foreign students who are attending a Portuguese higher education institution within the framework of an international mobility programme in order to complete a course of studies of a foreign higher education institution with whom the Portuguese institution has entered into an exchange agreement with that objective.

Admission Requirements

  • The application to the Business Administration, Economics and International Undergraduate Programs taught in Lisbon, is made with the Mathematics A test or the SAT Mathematics level 2;
  • The test of Mathematics A is held in Portugal and, for that purpose, you have to register in a Portuguese secondary school. Please pay attention to the calendar of the Direção Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES);
  • For the courses of Management and Economics, taught in Porto, the substitution of the entrance exam (Mathematics A) is done through the Mathematics discipline of high school (entrance exam) OR, in case of not having taken the referred discipline, to obtain approval in the Mathematics exam offered by the faculty.

Application Grade

  • Final grade achieved  in secondary education course * (minimum positive grade): 60%
  • Grade obtained in the ENEM exam relevant to the course that is being applied for * (minimum grade 475): 40%

* After conversion to the Portuguese scale. 

To calculate your application grade, check this document (only available in Portuguese)


  • Photocopy of identification document (passport or identity card);
  • Simple photocopy of the CPF (individual taxpayer number);
  • A photograph;
  • Declaration, under oath, that the applicant is eligible as "international student";
  • Secondary School Diploma with complete list of courses (courses taken and their classification) and final classification; *
  • Secondary School Diploma with complete list of courses (courses taken and their classification) and final classification; *
  • Document proving marks obtained in the ENEM *

The original of this document should:

  • The last two aforementioned documents must be originals legalised by the Consulate / Embassy of Portugal in Brazil;
  • When the documents presented are written in a foreign language other than Spanish, English or French, a translation must be presented in accordance with legal requirements;
  • These documents should be presented before the start date of classes. Students who fail to do so will not be allowed to attend classes.

Note: Application Fee Payment (if not admitted, the amount is non-refundable).

  • Declaration, issued by a competent entity for the effect (duly authenticated), with information on the grading scale used and respective minimum grade for approval;
  • Information on the foreign education system to which the qualification relates (e.g. number of years of schooling, entrance requirements, school certification).


To apply online to UCP, you should follow these steps:

  1. Go to the application websites: Lisbon | Porto | Braga | Viseu | Faculty of Theology;
  2. Please send the required documents, mentioned above, to the following emails: Lisbon | Porto | Braga | Viseu;
  3. After sending the documentation by email, candidates will receive an email confirming receipt of application with the necessary information for making payment via bank transfer. The application will only be considered complete after receipt of payment.

Note: Before submitting or sending your application, you must ensure that applications to the program you are interested in are open.