INTERNATIONAL STUDENT (See Regulations on the Application of International Student Status at Universidade Católica Portuguesa)
For this purpose, an International student is a student who does not have Portuguese nationality or of any other Member State of the European Union (see list of member states) with the exception of:
- those who, not being nationals of an EU Member State, have been legally residing in Portugal continuously for at least two years on 31 August of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, including any of their children who legally reside with them; The length of residence with a residence permit for study is not relevant for this purpose of residence time in Portugal;
- foreign students who are attending a Portuguese higher education institution within the framework of an international mobility programme in order to complete a course of studies of a foreign higher education institution with whom the Portuguese institution has entered into an exchange agreement with that objective.
If you have completed your secondary education abroad and do not have Portuguese nationality, please indicate your situation by clicking on one of the following: