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Learning Opportunity: Educational Sciences - Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação

Educational Sciences - Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação

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With origins dating back to the eighteenth century, the University of Porto is currently one the most prestigious Higher Education Institutions of Europe.

The quality of its teaching staff (81% of which PhDs) ensures a high quality of training that makes the University of Porto the most sought-after University in Portugal and the chosen university for candidates with highest grades.

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The Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences is the division of the University of Porto in which teaching and research within the fields of Psychology and Education Sciences is carried out.

Beyond education, FPCEUP is engaged in research and development activities, as well as providing services to the community through research institutes and centers. Internationalization plays an important role at FPCEUP, not only due to the increasing number of projects and partnerships with foreign institutions, but also due to the increasing number of foreign students and the exchange of lecturers and researchers through mobility programs.

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6 semesters, 3 years

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Have successfully completed secondary school or have an equivalent qualification

Have completed one of the following university entrance exams (central exams prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science): Biology and Geology; or Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences; or Portuguese Language

Admission Procedure: 

Applications are done through the national admission contest (concurso nacional de acesso) organized by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES), or through special higher education contests. For more informations please check DGES website (in portuguese).


There are some institutions in Portugal that give scholarships to international students and it is advisable that applicants confirm every year whether these grants are available and the eligibility terms: Calouste Gulbenkian FoundationFoundation for the Sciences and Technology; Fulbright CommissionInstituto CamõesLuso-American Development FoundationFundação Oriente.


1001 €/academic year


180 ECTS

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Universidade do Porto
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Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor in Educational Sciences

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Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação da Universidade do Porto

Rua Alfredo Allen

4200-135 Porto - Portugal
Tel.: +351 226 079 700 - Fax: +351 226 079 725

E-Mail: webmaster@fpce.up.pt

URL: http://www.fpce.up.pt

Course location information:

FPCEUP is located in Rua Alfredo Allen, at the Asprela campus, in Porto. The best way to get to FPCEUP is by Metro. The nearest Metro station is Pólo Universitário. Alternatively, you can take buses 204, 300, 301 and 803 on the bus network.

Special arrangements:

The University of Porto Social Services (SASUP) manages the University Residences and you can find all relevant information on how to apply for a room in the residences on their webpage. Please note that foreign mobility or exchange students coming from partner universities are provided with accommodation in the university residences on a "first come first served" basis and the registration is managed by the University of Porto International Relations Department (SRI) - further details in this link. Full degree or regular students wishing to rent a room in the residences must arrange the accommodation themselves, applying directly to SASUP.