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Master’s Degrees - General Information and Tuition Fees

There is a range of support available to students and researchers at the Faculty of Science.

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The Faculty of Sciences, namely through the University of Porto, promotes and/or sponsors a wide range of financial support for its students and researchers, in order to ensure equal opportunities in access to its courses, but also to reward the merit of those who stand out for their academic results.

DGES Scholarships

Students enrolled on FCUP's Bachelor's and Master's degrees can apply for scholarships awarded by the Directorate-General for Higher Education (DGES). These scholarships consist of a monthly cash payment to cover the costs of attending the course. Find out more about scholarships on the SASUP website.

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Bolsas - DGES

Social Support Fund

Os Serviços de Ação Social da U.Porto dispõem de um Fundo de Apoio Social destinado aos estudantes em situação de comprovado estado de necessidade económica e não abrangidos pelas bolsas de estudo da DGES. Saiba mais sobre o Fundo de Apoio Social na página dos SASUP.

U.Porto's Social Action Services have a Social Support Fund for students in a situation of proven economic need and not covered by DGES scholarships. Find out more about the Social Support Fund on the SASUP website.

University of Porto Social Action Services logo
Bolsas - SASUP


U.Porto Social Action Services (SASUP)

Rua dos Bragas, nº. 151,
4050-123. Porto, Portugal

Tel.: (+351) 222 005 435
E-mail: [email protected]

PRR Scholarships

Under the Recovery and Resilience Plan's (PRR) "STEAM Youth Boost" Program, students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) degrees can access Scholarships and Merit Scholarships.

See information on the "Impulso Jovens STEAM" Scholarships.

PRR - Recovery and Resilience Plan logo
Bolsas - PRR

Merit Scholarships

Every year, merit scholarships are distributed to students with the best academic results at U.Porto. This is a cash prize for students enrolled on Bachelor's, Master's and Integrated Master's degrees, who achieve exceptional academic results, regardless of their socio-economic situation. See the General Regulations for Awarding Merit Scholarships to U.Porto Students.

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Bolsas de Mérito

Other grants

In addition to financial support and merit scholarships from FCUP and U.Porto, students and researchers can access other scholarships awarded by external institutions such as:Instituto Camões, Portal das Comunidades Portuguesas, FCT, Santander Universidades, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Fundação Millennium BCP, UT Austin Portugal, CMU Portugal, MIT Portugal, among others.

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Bolsas - UPORTO

Scientific grants

U.Porto awards scientific initiation scholarships and research scholarships to Bachelors, Masters or Doctors. These grants are intended for scientific training in research projects or scientific and technological institutions in Portugal.

The duration of the grant is, as a rule, annual and can be extended for up to three years, and cannot be awarded for periods of less than three consecutive months.

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Bolsas - UPORTO 2

Tuition fees

Tuition fees

Attendance at FCUP's different study cycles is subject to the payment of tuition fees, which vary according to the degree attended and the student's status.

For more information (deadlines, payment conditions, etc.), you can consult the page of the course you are interested in and the U.Porto Tuition Fee Regulations.

Tuition fees vary according to the degree and status of the student.

The exact amounts and specific conditions for paying tuition fees for each course / degree / status are available on the respective course page.

For more information, you can also consult the U.Porto Tuition Fee Regulations or contact FCUP's academic services.

Payment methods


  1. Log in to the current account;
  2. Click on the image;
  3. Associate MB reference for payment;
  4. Verify data;
  5. Assign;
  6. Click on 'Back to current account.
  • Payment method exclusively for international payments
  • Failure to comply with this procedure may lead to the application being rejected
  • Only for applicants currently resident abroad (outside Portugal)
  • Transfer costs are borne by the applicant


Make the payment using FCUP's IBAN/NIB details;


Deliver, in person, to the Treasury Unit, during its opening hours.


  • Fill in the postal order with the candidate's/student's full name
  • Send via CTT, endorsed to the FCUP Treasury, to the following address:
    Tesouraria da FCUP | Rua do Campo Alegre s/n, Edif-FC5, Sala 0.12; 4169-007 Porto.

Note (*):

Shipping costs will be borne by the applicant.