Here you can find information on the deadlines and the publication of results, as well as a list of documents necessary for the online applications. You can also find information on how the applications are selected.
Vacancies for the academic year 2017/2018: 10 vacancies
Deadlines for the academic year 2017/2018
- Application: 20 March - 12 May 2017
- Validation and ranking of applications: 15 May - 22 May 2017
- Publication of results: 24 May 2017
- Enrollment and registration: 29 May - 16 June 2017
2nd Call (for the remaining vacancies):
- Application: 19 June - 21 July 2017
- Validation and ranking of applications: 24 July - 31 July 2017
- Publication of results: 2 August 2017
- Enrollment and registration: 07 August - 1 September 2017
List of documents
1. Passport or Identification Card from the origin country, scanned;
2. Sworn declaration stating that the applicant is not Portuguese and that he/she meets the requirements for application to this competition.
3. Scanned document attesting to the completion of the Portuguese secondary education or equivalent.
4. Document certifying that the academic qualifications obtained in the origin country grant the access to higher education. This document must be duly validated by the relevant authority in that country.
5. Document attesting the final grade:
- in Portuguese secondary education final exams (ENES form) corresponding to the higher education admission exams to applicants who completed the Portuguese secondary education or applicants who completed the secondary education in another country and took the exams as self-proposed students; or
- in the higher education admission exams in another country.
- When the applicant cannot provide the document referred to in the previous paragraph, he/she must provide a self-declaration stating the final grade and present a document attesting this within three months after the beginning of the study cycle.
6. DEPLE Diploma (Elementary Diploma of Portuguese as a Foreign Language) or B1 level certificate issued by an accredited Language School in Portugal, or self-declaration stating B1 level proficiency in Portuguese if the applicant did not attend secondary education in Portuguese.
7. DIPLE Diploma (Intermediate Diploma of Portuguese as a Foreign Language) or B2 level certificate issued by an accredited Language School in Portugal if the applicant did not attend secondary education in Portuguese.
8. Self-declaration stating the compliance with the prerequisites or document certified by a physician registered in the Portuguese Medical Association.
The documents referred to in sections 3, 4, and 5 must be translation if they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French, and Spanish and certified by the consular office or accompanied by the Apostille (Hague Convention) issued by a competent authority of the origin country.
All the documents shall be verified under the terms of the present regulations within 3 months after the beginning of the study cycle.
Here you can download the following documents:
- Sworn self-declaration stating that the applicant meets the admission requirements and the prerequisites defined by ESEnfC (download)
- Self-declaration stating the grade in ENEM (download)
- Self-declaration of proficiency in Portuguese corresponding to B1 level of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (download)
How to apply
Applications are carried out in the ESEnfC computer system for academic management.
If you have any question, please contact:
ESEnfC Academic Services:
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Phone assistance: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Portugal time) at the number 00351 239 802 850
Application order and ranking
1. Applicants are ordered according to their final grade, in descending order.
2. The final grade corresponds to the sum of the grade obtained in the exams multiplied by their weighting. The highest grade is used when applying the paragraph 4), section 1.1 of article no. 3 (If the applicant has completed the Portuguese secondary education or has taken the exams as a self-proposed student, the following weighting is applied: Biology and Geology – 100% or Biology and Geology and Physics and Chemistry – 50% / 50% or Biology and Geology and Mathematics – 50% / 50%).
3. Taking into account the existence of several grading systems, grades for admission must be expressed on a 0-200 scale.
4. If two or more applicants are equally ranked in the last position in this ranking, additional vacancies shall be created.