Student and Staff Mobility Agreed for 2018/19

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Course Information

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University of Minho Welcome Information

University of Minho Course List

University of Minho Grading System

Language of delivery: Portuguese, but a list of courses offered in English can be found below.

University of Minho English Courses

Language Requirements:
In order to be accepted, students need to prove at least level B2 in EITHER English OR Portuguese.

University of Minho Language Requirements

Address, Codes & Departments

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University of Minho
Campus of Gualtar
Vivenda Sameiro R/C
4710-057 Braga

Institution Code: P  BRAGA01

EUC No.: 29238

Departments: (Departments with which we have links are in bold)

  • Architecture
  • Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Economics and Management
  • Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Arts and Humanities

Head of Institution: Antonio Cunha, Rector

Application Deadlines

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Application Procedure

Students interested in studying at UMinho will be nominated by RGU. Nominated students will then be able to apply directly to the UMinho.  

Students will then need to complete an exchange student application form, and submit it to UMinho along with; A completed and signed Learning Agreement, A transcript of Records, A copy of the students passport, A scanned photo, and an application for accommodation (if the student wishes to be placed in University Accommodation).

This package of application documents should be sent directly to UMinho at

UMinho will contact the student directly to let them know whether or not they have been successful with their application.

University of Minho Application Information

Application Deadlines

Semester 1

  • 15 May

Semester 2

  • 15 October
Accommodation Information

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Accommodation provided

Accommodation is provided by UMinho, providing that students complete and submit an application for accommodation in a timely fashion.

Average cost of rent per month

Between € 100,- and € 150,-

Items provided in University accommodation

Depends on the accommodation, but rooms will contain a bed, storage space, bed linen and towels, etc.

Laundry facilities in the residences

Yes, self-service laundry machines are available.

Cooking facilities or meals provided

Cooking facilities provide.

Number of students sharing bathroom

Depends on the room, many rooms have private bathrooms though some rooms are shared between students.

Mixed gender bathrooms

Depends on the room, not usually. 

Cleaning service and how frequent

No cleaning service, cleanliness of the room is the responsibility of the student during the stay.

Other Relevant Information

More information can be found by contacting the University of Minho Social Services Accommodation Department at


University of Minho Accommodation Information