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Study Medicine in Porto (Portugal)

Since 1996, the University of Fernando Pessoa has been one of the most popular universities in the country with its strong academic focus and high practical relevance.

Porto (Portugal)

Fernando Pessoa University | Admission Process 

Fernando Pessoa University in Porto

Unlock your journey into the world of medicine at University of Fernando Pessoa this winter semester of 2024! Immerse yourself in hands-on clinical experiences right from the start, guaranteeing practical relevance throughout your studies. Forget about stressing over your high school diploma grade; at our university, we prioritize your passion for the sciences. Our selection process includes evaluating your performance in science subjects, along with a convenient online entrance test and interview. Seize this opportunity to kickstart your medical career with this university!

The Private University of Fernando Pessoa

Join the prestigious ranks of over two decades of excellence at the University of Fernando Pessoa! Since 1996, we’ve proudly stood as one of the nation’s top choices, renowned for our academic prowess and practical approach. With a vibrant community of over 5000 students across three faculties, a distinguished school of health sciences, and the esteemed Ponte de Lima College, your educational journey here promises unparalleled opportunities.

Step into our cutting-edge facilities equipped with state-of-the-art technology, complemented by a diverse range of laboratories and simulators. Embrace innovation and hands-on learning as we pave the way for your success.

Exciting news awaits! Since the winter semester of 2023/24, we’ve expanded our offerings to include programs taught entirely in English for the medicine, opening doors to a global education. Plus, immerse yourself in the rich culture of Portugal as you master the Portuguese language up to level B2, crucial for your clinical training during the initial three years.

Embark on a transformative academic adventure at the University of Fernando Pessoa – where excellence meets opportunity, and your future begins today.

Study in Porto Portugal

Porto is located on the Atlantic coast, is the economic and cultural center of northern Portugal and is the country’s most important industrial and commercial city. The historic center of the port city is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city has much to offer with countless sights, theaters and museums, and an incomparable panorama.

As a balance to your studies, the university promotes university sports, which are also supported by the student association. In addition, the city offers many recreational opportunities through its parks and gardens.

Deadline approaching –  Apply today!

Subjects: Medicine in English
Application Deadline: Expected in October 2024; admission tests for the term starting in autumn 2024 are already possible!
Term Start: Expected in October 2024
Tuition Fees: Medicine: 10,250 EUR/semester (6 years), 
Information last updated: 04.10.2023

Requirements and Application 

For studying in Porto, your A-level average grade, Leaving cert or GPA, does not matter. For admission, your grades in science are assessed, as well as the result of an entrance test, which you take entirely online. The test consists of a written part (60%) focusing on biology/chemistry/general knowledge and a motivation and aptitude interview (40%). MediStart prepares you optimally for this, on request also completely online and via video coaching. You prove your English skills with an appropriate language certificate, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS or CAE.

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