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 Application Procedures

International students wishing to participate in a period of exchange/mobility at t​he University of Minho should follow the steps mentioned below:

STEP 1: Pre-Registration procedure at
STEP 2: Fill in the application form available at after logging in with the credentials created in step 1 and choosing the option “Application for mobility/exchange Programmes at Universidade do Minho”

STEP 3: Upload of mandatory documents
The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):
  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed and dated by the student and home institution [preferably, the template to be uploaded should be of the Online Learning Agreement (OLA), in case it is not possible to use this template, alternatively, the use of the template made available by UMinho or Home Institution is accepted] (pdf format)
  • Copy of ID card/Passport (pdf format)
  • Home Transcript of Records (pdf format)
  • Photo (jpeg format; max. 45kb)

  • from the 1st of March to the 15th of May (for students applying for the first semester and the whole year) 
  • from the 1st of September to the 15th of October​ (for students applying for the second semester)

​Applications will be assessed by the International Relations Office (SAI) and by the responsible Mobility Academic Coordinator. Students should wait for official acceptance by the University of Minho, which will be sent by email. 

Upon arrival, students should contact SAI and their local coordinator in order to validate their final study programme. After that, students should fill in the registration form at SAI to be enroled and to obtain a student identification card. 
​Students will have only access to the University's services, namely the library, elearning platform, wi-fi and computer rooms after enrolment. 

Required documentation for enrolment: 
  • European Health Insurance Card/ PB-4 form or Private Insurance
  • Student Visa (when applicable)