Applying to the programme

Applications are to be submitted using the template provided below and sent by email to 

Maximum application package size: 5 Mb. This limit is strictly enforced. Emails larger than this will not be delivered by the server, and your application will not be considered.

The application must include:


1. Filled ProRegeM Application FormThe file should be named with the candidate initials (If the candidate name is John Doe, the file should be named JD_application.pdf)


2. Motivation letter (If the candidate name is John Doe, the file should be named JD_motivation.pdf)


3. Diploma of higher education degree (BSc pre-Bologna or BSc-Bologna with MSc or equivalent, or enough information that an equivalent to such degree can be established), documented by official transcripts of records, with information on the final classification. Candidates who have not yet completed the MSc can apply, however they must indicate a tentative score and the completion date must be before December 31st 2017.

NOTE: In case the final score is lower than the one indicated in the application this will be reflected in the ranking list and may lead to changes in the positioning of the candidate.

Candidates with academic degrees obtained abroad will be obliged to present the records of recognition of those degrees and conversion of the respective final grades to the Portuguese classification scale (whenever the foreign degree has been given a final classification), issued by the Direção Geral do Ensino Superior or by a Portuguese higher education institution (a process regulated by Decreto-Lei nº 341/2007, of October 12th) or, alternatively, to present the document of recognition / equivalence of the foreign qualifications to the corresponding qualifications issued by a Portuguese public higher education institution (a process regulated by Decreto-Lei nº283/83 of June 21st).

4. At least 2 letters of recommendation. These should be sent by the references directly to Each letter file should be named with the candidate initials (If the candidate name is John Doe, the file should be named JD_reference.pdf)


Documents in a language other than Portuguese or English should be accompanied by an officially certified translation to either of these languages.


Incomplete applications will be notified and given 3 days for submission of missing documentation. The documents should be sent to the program email: