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Learning Opportunity: Economics - Universidade do Minho, Escola de Economia e Gestão

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Economics - Universidade do Minho, Escola de Economia e Gestão

Course Information

Study Plan

This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master).

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UMinho is a central actor in the region, an important reference for the country and a recognized partner at a European and global level. Located in the north of Portugal, the University has a campus in the city of Braga and another in the city of Guimarães. The University's organizational structure is flexible and conducive to innovation and interdisciplinary, favoring the exploration of emerging research areas.

Internationalization is a strong commitment and international activities are quite intense, not only within the EU and Portuguese Official Language African Countries (PALOP), but also with several other countries on different continents. The 2010/2011 academic year is marked by the beginning of a broader educational provision based on distance and post-working hour learning programmes. This offer will have a great social impact and it will open the University to a new public, in the context of demand and quality which has always been the hallmark of this institution.

The School of Economics and Management (EEG) is one of the teaching and research units at the University of Minho, with educational, scientific and administrative autonomy and which provides teaching, research and other specialized services within the fields of Economics, Management, Public Administration, Political Science, International Business and International Relations.

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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): Mathematics; or Mathematics and Economy; or Mathematics and Portuguese Language

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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.


1037,20 €/academic year


180 ECTS

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Universidade do Minho
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Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor in Economics

Course Locations

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Escola de Economia e Gestão

Campus de Gualtar 
4710-057 Braga - Portugal
Tel.: +351253604510/ +351253604528 - Fax: +351253601380 
E-Mail: presidencia@eeg.uminho.pt; aleida@eeg.uminho.pt 
URL: http://www.eeg.uminho.pt

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The Halls of Residence of UM have a global capacity of 1397 beds, 855 in Braga, 32 of which are dormitories, and 542 in Guimarães, 60 of which are dormitories.

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