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Application deadlines for 2024/2025: 

1st call: 11th to 22nd of April 2024 
Result of applications: until 10th May 2024 
Registration period: From 15th to 20th May 2024  

2nd: 04th to 15th of July 2024
Result of applications: until 29th July 2024 
Registration period: From 05th to 12th August 2024

3rd: 03rd to 06th of September 2024
Result of applications: until 13th September 2024 
Registration period: from 18th to 20th September 2024

Important notes:

1-International candidates can only apply in the first call of applications.
2- The opening of phase 2 or 3 will depend on the number of vacancies left over from the previous phases.

To apply, please fill in the application form here

To apply, please gather the following documents and convert in ​one pdf file:​

1. Motivation letter; 
2. Up-to-date and detailed CV;
3. Bachelor's degree transcript of records (with final GPA);
​4. Master's degree transcript of records (with final GPA); 
5. English language certificate; required minimum: CEFR ≥ B2; TOEFL≥100; IELTS ≥ 6.0; Cambridge ≥ FCE (i.e. CAE or CPE); 
6. Two recommendation letters (not mandatory, but recommended); 
7. One recent photo; 
8. Certificates issued by foreign institutions and not officially recognised are required to be recognised by the diplomatic authorities, or Portuguese consular authorities, or carry the apostille of the Hague Convention (its non-presentation is an eliminatory factor).

Note: Although it is not required, it may help your application if you submit a preliminary research project. 

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