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The Special Contest for Admissions to Medical School for Candidates with Bachelors Degrees is for healthcare professionals who hold a bachelors degree and who intend to continue their training with an integrated masters in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine (FMUP) and the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences (ICBAS), the two courses with the highest entry marks in the 2014/2015 National Contest for Admissions to Higher Education.

Who can apply?

This special contest applies to students who  cumulatively: 

How does it work?

Applications to the Special Contest for Admissions to Medical School for Candidates with Bachelors Degrees are made through the academic services of the U.Porto school/faculty that you wish to apply for. The latter are responsible for establishing the number of vacancies available and the placement criteria.

All the deadlines of the application process are posted by FMUP and ICBAS on their websites.

Vacancies

For the 2016/2017 academic year, FMUP and ICBAS had 60 vacancies in their Medicine courses available for applicants of the Special Contest for Admissions to Medical School for Candidates with Bachelors Degrees. Check the vacancy map (in Portuguese).

Tuition fees

Students who are admitted to the U.Porto through the Special Contest for Admissions to Medical School for Candidates with Bachelors Degrees are covered by the general tuition fees regime of the U.Porto.

Useful legislation

The generic legislation regarding the Special Contest for Admissions to Medical School for Candidates with Bachelors Degrees can be found (Portuguese only) in the Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES) website.

Contacts and useful information

On the DGES website, you can find all the relevant information (in portuguese) about the Special Contest for Admissions to Medical School for Candidates with Bachelors Degrees and other Special Contests of admissions to higher education in Portugal. If you need any further help, please contact the U.Porto's Office for Admissions to Higher Education (GAES-UP), located at the Rectorate building, or the academic services of the faculty that you wish to apply for.

Office for Admissions to Higher Education (GAES-UP)

U.Porto Rectorate
Praça de Gomes Teixeira
4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Phone: (+351) 220 408 237
E-mail: acesso.es@reit.up.pt
All year personal and phone support
10h00 › 12h30 / 14h00 > 16h00 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday); 12h00 > 17h00 (Tuesday and Thursday)
Personal and phone support during the Higher Education application period
19 July 2017 to 11 August 2017: 09h30 › 15h30 (Monday to Friday)
14 August 2017 to 8 September 2017: 09h30 › 12h30 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday feira); 13h00 › 17h00 (Tuesday and Thursday)
11 to 22 September 2017: 09h30 › 15h30 (Monday to Friday)
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