Instituto Superior Técnico

Graduate Area

International Student

Decree-Law No. 36/2014 of 10 March, as amended by Decree-Law No. 62/2018 of 6 August, establishes the International Student Statute and the requirements that an applicant must meet in order to be able to apply for Higher Education under the Special Regime for Admission and Access for International Students. It should be noted that, apart from other requirements, citizens of the European Union and non-EU citizens have been legally resident in Portugal continuously for more than two years (as of January 1 of the application year) and citizens who are not EU citizens but are the children of EU citizens can not apply under this Special Admission category, and shall apply for the national admission call by DGES.

Decree-Law No. 36/2014 of March 10 amended by Decree-Law No. 62/2018 of August 6in its current version.

IST Candidates are urged to read the Translation of the Regulation for Access and Admission of International Students into the 1st, 2nd and 3rd study cycles at Técnico.

Additional general information can be found at

Applications  – Academic Year 2019/2020

1st Cycle and 2nd Cycle

Deadlines for the 1st Phase

  • Submission of applications: February 1 to March 22, 2019
  • Publication of results: April 10, 2019
  • Pre-enrollment: 10 to 30 April, 2019
  • Enrollment: 2 to 6 September, 2019

Deadlines for the 2nd Phase

  • Submission of applications: May 14 to June 28, 2019
  • Publication of results: July 19, 2019
  • Pre-enrollment: 19 to 31 July 2019
  • Enrollment: 2 to 6 September, 2019

Deadlines for the 3rd Phase

For courses that, after the second phase, do not fill the number of places it is considered that a period of applications is kept open until the date to be defined. All application and registration procedures must be completed by September 27, 2019.


For more information please contact:

Campus Alameda:

Campus Taguspark:

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