Applications 2024/2025

International Students


Public Notice Special Competition for Acess and Admission of International students 2024/2025 - EN

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 1st Season 2024/2025
1st season Application period: 21/02/2024  to  02/04/2024 
Language test at IPMAIA(if applicable): 08/04/2023 -  11h15* 
Admission exams at IPMAIA(if applicable): 10/04/2024  - 11h15* 
Outcome of applications:  Before 18/04/2024  
2nd Season  2024/2025 (leftover places)
2nd season Application period: 02/05/2024 to 24/05/2024
Language test at IPMAIA (if applicable): 03/06/2024 -  11h15*
Admission exams at IPMAIA (if applicable): 05/06/2024 -  11h15*​
Outcome of applications: Before 13/06/2024  
3rd Season 2024/2025  (leftover places)​ 
3rd  season Application period: 27/06/2024 to 10/07/2024
 Language test at IPMAIA (if applicable):  15/07/2024 - 11h15*
Admission exams at IPMAIA (if applicable): 17/07/2024 -  11h15*
Outcome of applications: Before 25/07/2024
* Maia Time  - OPorto 
Students Places
Course Admission exams Places
Course Accounting Admission exams Economics, or Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences Places 7
Course Digital Games Development Admission exams Mathematics, or Portuguese Places 2
Course Social Education Admission exams Portuguese Places 6
Course Business and International Trade Admission exams Economics, or Portuguese, or Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences Places 3
Course Digital Production For Branding Admission exams Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences, or Portuguese Places 4
Course Information, Web and Multimedia Technologies Admission exams Mathematics Places 11
Course Sports Coaching Admission exams Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences, or Portugueses Places 1*
Course Legal Studies - Solicitors Admission exams Economics or Portuguese Places 4

​*Requires the satisfaction of prerequisites of GROUP E - Functional and Physical Fitness for sports activities (Medical Statement).

N.B It might be possible to offer additional student places.

Passport / ID card 
Fiscal number card 
Certificate/ diploma of completion of secondary education, certified by the official education services 
Certified declaration issued by the official education services in the country of origin, translated into English or Portuguese, proving that the secondary qualification held, obtained in that country, is sufficient to enter official higher education in the country for courses equivalent to the one to which the application is made (OR a certificate of equivalence to Portuguese secondary education issued by a competent Portuguese body).
Documentary proof of the knowledge of the admission exam subject matters (exams taken in the country of origin to enter higher education in that country or secondary education exams that prove knowledge of the admission exam subject matters). 
Proof of knowledge of the language in which the course is taught (when applicable)​.
Sworn declaration of the applicant stating that s/he does not have Portuguese nationality and is not impeded to apply to ISMAI under International Student Status, as laid down in Decree-Law nº 36/2014, of 10 March 2014, amended by Decree-Law nº 113/2014 of 16 July 2014 and in the "Regulations on the Application of International Student Status at IPMAIA".
Documentary proof of prerequisites of GROUP E - Functional and Physical Fitness (Medical Statement - applicable to the Sports degree).
Qualifications and other education documents must include the grading scale used and the final grade achieved in the education programme.
For application procedures, students are allowed to submit certified copies of the necessary documents electronically. For enrollment/ matriculation, students must submit the original documents authenticated by a Portuguese consular or diplomatic authority (or with a Hague Apostille from the competent authority in the state in which the document was issued). Whitout these, students will not be able to matriculate at IPMAIA.
Documents which are not originally written in Portuguese or English must be translated (certified translation) into one of these languages. Documents in French or Spanish may also be considered for application.                       
Language test
Candidates must provide evidence of the knowledge of the language in which the course is taught.

They may be asked to sit either a Portuguese language or an English language test.         


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