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 International Students

Welcome to the University of Minho!

The University of Minho (UMinho) is a vibrant young Portuguese university. Founded in 1973, its academic activity started in 1974. There are three campi​​ – Gualtar Campus, Azurém Campus and Couros Campus – located in two charming historical cities – Braga ​and Guimarães.​

As recognition of its quality, the UMinho has risen, year after year, among the top universities in the world in the Times​ Higher Education 150 Under 50 (THE), i.e. a ranking of the top 150 universities under 50 years old. The UMinho, is also a front runner in the renowned CWTS Leiden Ranking that measures quality and impact of scientific production worldwide.

Learn more about our Bachelor and Integrated Master​, Master and PhD courses​ and please consult the specific information concerning conditions for admission to each degree programme (access the desired option on the side menu)​.

UMinho also provides a Foundation Course for International Students​ designed for students who have completed upper/secondary education abroad and wish to have preparation before enrolling on a Bachelors and Integrated Masters course.

On our website you can find information concerning practical issues with great importance for any student wishing to attend the UMinho, such as accomodation​, food, cost of living​ and University infrastructure​, among other information. Please explore our website and contact us by email if you have questions, comments or concerns.

UMinho is a successful and inclusive university, with the open doors to interna​​tional students, for those seeking a high-quality institution in higher education, deeply embedded in top research, and with a warm interpersonal environment. 

Come study with us!​​​​