FAH-DPORT: Call for application for exchange in 2nd semester 2016/2017 to University of Évora, University of Coimbra and University of Minho in Portugal and Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil

1 Sep 2016


Half-Year Exchange to University of Évora, Portugal

Exchange Period: Spring Semester 2017

Information about University of Évora

The University of Évora is a public institution of higher education whose origins date back to 1559. After being closed in the 18th century, the university reopens in 1979. Blended in with the city, the campus  is comprised of buildings with a high patrimonial value from different historical periods. Outside city limits, the university reaches as far as 12km at the Mitra Centre. There are also two experimental estates in the south of Alentejo and several other units scattered over different cities in the south of Portugal where teaching and researching activities are carried out. The University of Evora has around 5100 students enrolled in graduate courses, 2200 in Master’s courses and 900 in PhD courses. Moreover, it has a teaching staff of 640, of whom more than 83% hold a PhD degree, and an administrative staff of 470.

To know more about University of Évora , please visit here: http://www.en.mobilidade.uevora.pt/

Who can apply for this exchange programme?
All FAH – Department of Portuguese Bachelor students with a GPA greater than 3.0 are eligible to apply. Bachelor candidates must have completed their first two years of study in UM by the start date of the exchange period.

Application Period
1 – 14 October, 2016

Application Dossier

  1. Application form
  2. CV
  3. Cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange program and what your objective is; what are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
  4. Transcript in English (since year 1)
  5. Any certificates of Portuguese Language Proficiency (CAPLE or CELPE-BRAS)
  6. Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this program.

Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.

Please send the copy of the requested application dossier to the Department of Portuguese Office in E21-3094 as well as a soft copy to fah.portuguese @um.edu.mo with the subject “Application to Half-Year Exchange” .

For inquiries, please contact us room E21-3094, by telephone at 88228903/4634 or by email at fah.portuguese@um.edu.mo

Half-Year Exchange to University of Coimbra, Portugal

Exchange Period: Spring Semester 2017

Information about University of Coimbra

The University of Coimbra is a leading education and research institution in Portugal. The quality of the teaching and research carried out at its eight Faculties and the contributions it makes to the advancement of science are widely recognised in Portugal and abroad. Studying at a University and living in a city classified as World Heritage by unesco is a unique experience that combines innovative and rigorous education, centuries-old traditions and intense multicultural interaction. Coimbra is the city of birth of the Portuguese university studies, always opened to the world, a meeting point of people from nearly 90 countries, whose creative coexistence enriches knowledge and transforms the places and the people of the city. Every year, the University of Coimbra counts on the new students for its permanent renovation and plurality.

To know more about University of Coimbra, please visit here: http://www.uc.pt/en

Who can apply for this exchange programme?
All FAH – Department of Portuguese Bachelor students with a GPA greater than 3.0 are eligible to apply. Bachelor candidates must have completed their first two years of study in UM by the start date of the exchange period.

Application Period
1 – 14 October, 2016

Application Dossier

  1. Application form
  2. CV
  3. Cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange program and what your objective is; what are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
  4. Transcript in English (since year 1)
  5. Any certificates of Portuguese Language Proficiency (CAPLE or CELPE-BRAS)
  6. Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this program.

Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.

Please send the copy of the requested application dossier to the Department of Portuguese Office in E21-3094 as well as a soft copy to fah.portuguese @um.edu.mo with the subject “Application to Half-Year Exchange” .

For inquiries, please contact us room E21-3094, by telephone at 88228903/4634 or by email at fah.portuguese@um.edu.mo

Half-Year Exchange to University of Minho, Portugal

Exchange Period: Spring Semester 2017

Information about University of Minho

The University’s mission is to create, spread and put knowledge into application, with free thinking and pluralism as its core values. Our goals are to promote higher education and to contribute to shape a model of society based on humanistic principles, in which knowledge, creativity and innovation contribute towards growth, sustainable development, well-being and solidarity.

Founded in 1973, the University of Minho welcomed its first students in the academic year of 1975/76. At present, the University is renowned for its competence and quality of teaching staff, excellence in scientific research, wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses offered and for its high level of interaction with other institutions.
For these reasons, UMinho has a central role in the region and is an important reference for the country and a recognised partner in the European and global scene. Located in the north of Portugal, the University has a campus in Braga and two others in Guimarães, Azurém Campus and Couros Campus.
Originating from the ancient Roman town of Bracara Augusta, Braga is currently the third largest city in Portugal. Guimarães is known as the “cradle of the nation” and is classified as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
The University’s organisational structure is flexible and conducive to innovation and interdisciplinary research on emerging topics. The teaching and research courses and the Schools and the Institutes are the basic structure of the University: Schools of Architecture, Sciences, Health Sciences, Law, Economics and Management, Engineering, Psychology, Nursing, and the Institutes of Social Sciences, Education and Arts and Human Sciences.

To know more about University of Minho, please visit here: https://www.uminho.pt/EN

Who can apply for this exchange programme?
All FAH – Department of Portuguese Bachelor students with a GPA greater than 3.0 are eligible to apply. Bachelor candidates must have completed their first two years of study in UM by the start date of the exchange period.

Application Period
1 – 14 October, 2016

Application Dossier

  1. Application form
  2. CV
  3. Cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange program and what your objective is; what are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
  4. Transcript in English (since year 1)
  5. Any certificates of Portuguese Language Proficiency (CAPLE or CELPE-BRAS)
  6. Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this program.

Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.

Please send the copy of the requested application dossier to the Department of Portuguese Office in E21-3094 as well as a soft copy to fah.portuguese @um.edu.mo with the subject “Application to Half-Year Exchange” .

For inquiries, please contact us room E21-3094, by telephone at 88228903/4634 or by email at fah.portuguese@um.edu.mo

Half-Year Exchange to Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Exchange Period: Spring Semester 2017

Information about Federal University of Minas Gerais

Federal University of Minas Gerais is a federal university located in Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. UFMG is one of Brazil’s five largest universities, being the largest federal university.

To know more about Federal University of Minas Gerais, please visit here: https://www.ufmg.br/

Who can apply for this exchange programme?
All FAH – Department of Portuguese Bachelor students with a GPA greater than 3.0 are eligible to apply. Bachelor candidates must have completed their first two years of study in UM by the start date of the exchange period.

Application Period
1 – 14 October, 2016

Application Dossier

  1. Application form
  2. CV
  3. Cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange program and what your objective is; what are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
  4. Transcript in English (since year 1)
  5. Any certificates of Portuguese Language Proficiency (CAPLE or CELPE-BRAS)
  6. Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this program.

Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.

Please send the copy of the requested application dossier to the Department of Portuguese Office in E21-3094 as well as a soft copy to fah.portuguese @um.edu.mo with the subject “Application to Half-Year Exchange” .

For inquiries, please contact us room E21-3094, by telephone at 88228903/4634 or by email at fah.portuguese@um.edu.mo