Application process
 
 
  The applications are made online, at the Academic Portal of the University of Minho.

  Formal requirements
 
 
 Applications are open to:
 
 
 1. Bachelor's degree holders, or legal equivalent in biological and biomedical sciences’ area and candidates holding a Bachelor's degree until the 31st of July of the year preceding the application;
 2.Holders of a foreigner higher education degree conferred after the conclusion of a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of Bologna by States adherent to this process;
 3.Holders of a foreigner higher education degree that is recognized by the Scientific Council of the School of Medicine as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor's degree;
 4.Holders of a school curriculum, scientific or professional, recognized and attested by the Scientific Council of the School of Medicine as able to carry out this cycle of studies.

  Application deadlines
 
 
 -1st call of applications: from April 12th to 21st 2022;
 2nd call of applications: from July 4th to 11th 2022.

  Vacancies
 
 
 For the academic year 2022/2023 are available 23 places, 4 of which will be for international students. The minimum number of students is 12.
 
 
  Vacancies may be moved between contingents if there are not enough candidates who meet the minimum admission criteria in one of the contingents and will be distributed as follows:
 -1st call of applications: 6 places (4 of which for international students);
 2nd call of applications: 17 places (0 of which for international students).

  Documentation
 
 
 a) Documents proving the candidate’s degrees (duly certified copy of the qualifications certificate, with a breakdown of the curricular units taken and the respective final classification) (mandatory);
 b) Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae (mandatory);
 c)Identification document (Citizen Card / Passport) (optional);
 d)Other documents that might be relevant for the application.

  Preliminary dismissal / exclusion of applications
 
 
 Incomplete applications or submitted out of time will be rejected outright.

  Disclosure of the results
 
 
 -For the 1st call of applications: until May 11th 2022;
 For the 2nd call of applications: until July 26th 2022.
 
 
 The results will be published at the Academic Portal of the University of Minho.

  Registration and enrollment
 
 
 -For the 1st call of applications: from May 16th to 19 2022;
 For the 2nd call of applications: from August 1st to 3rd 2022.
 
 
 Registration and enrollment will be made online, at the Academic Portal of the University of Minho.