To apply to any programme, we advise you to go over the information available below and then click on the Application button to access the central applications system.

*I N F O R M A T I O N* It is now available a supplemantary round for programmes with vacancies (kindly check the programme page to confirm)



post-graduate training (MESTRADOS (master), post-grads and DOUTORAMENTOS (phd))

1st15-01-2019 to 25-02-201918-03-201918-03-2019 to 25-03-2019
2nd26-03-2019 to 06-05-201920-05-201920-05-2019 to 27-05-2019
3rd21-05-2019 to 15-07-201929-07-201929-07-2019 to 05-08-2019
4th06-08-2019 to 02-09-201916-09-201916-09-2019 to 23-09-2019
Supplementary round 03-09-2019 to 30-09-201904-10-201904-10-2019 to 07-10-2019

Please note: Classes may start before the results of the supplementary round are disclosed; kindly note this before submitting your application. Please check the programme calendar at the respective page.



Applications now open - APPLY HERE

Application calendar to be available soon

(1) The above mentioned does not relieve careful consultation of the specific schedules available at our website (programme pages).
(2) Appeals can be filed within 5 working days of the date of publication of results; enrolments resulting from satisfied appeals should take place in the 2 working days following the decision.
(3) The opening of the next application phase is conditional on the existence of vacant places.
(4) Programmes with vacant places outnumbering candidates can initiate the next application phase immediately after the end of the preceding application phase.
(5) According to the beginning of the classes of each programme, it can be anticipated the date of publication of the minutes (that regard to the selection of applicants), as well as the beginning of registrations and enrollments.



All schools  € 65


School of Social Sciences (ECSH)*  € 50 (all rounds)
School of Sociology and Public Policy (ESPP)*  € 50 (all rounds)
School of Technology and Architecture (ISTA)*  € 50 (all rounds)
ISCTE Business School (IBS)  € 50 (1st round)
  € 70 (2nd round)
  € 100 (3rd round) 
  € 150 (4th round) 

*Applicants admitted to courses of the following schools ECSH, ESPP and ISTA, who conclude registration and enrolment in the first application phase, can deduct the application fee in the tuition (first payment).


  • Digital photo
  • Copy of citizen card (or equivalent)
  • Copies of qualifications certificates and respective classifications
  • Other documents requested by the programme


  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of qualifications certificates and respective classifications
    • Students who are completing their bachelor/undergraduate degree should graduate until the end of September.
    • Students who are completing their master degree should conclude the programme until the end of November, and present the correspondent certificates/diplomas by the same date.
  • Digital photo
  • Copy of citizen card (or equivalent)
  • Copy of fiscal card (or equivalent)
  • Other documents requested by the programme

Please note:

Holders of certificates issued by foreign higher education institutions must ensure that the documents submitted in the application:

  • Refer the classification obtained to conclude the degree and respective scale.
  • Are complemented by a supporting document that reads the courses that were taken to complete the degree, respective classifications and length of the programme.
  • Are complemented by a certified translation, whenever these documents are produced in a language other than Spanish, French, English or Italian.
  • The application will not be considered if the submitted documents do not uphold these conditions.

The registration and enrolment of admitted students is subject to the presentation of the originals of all documentation submitted during the application phase, otherwise it will be cancelled. 

Is it possible to submit my application in person?

No. The application is done exclusively online through the platform, FÉNIX. Exceptions are the following: over 23 years-old regime, change of pair institution/programme, technical programmes, readmission.

Are applicants from Portuguese-speaking African Countries (PALOP) considered international students?

According to the legislation, this status also applies to applicants from the PALOP. However, applicants to ISCTE-IUL master degrees who are PALOP nationals, by deliberation, pay the corresponding tuition fee as national student. Currently, PhDs are not considering the status.

Is the tuition fee for international students different from the one applied to the remaining students?

Yes. Please access the relevant information in the programmes’ pages or through here.

Can applicants who have not concluded their undergraduate degree apply to an ISCTE-IUL master?

Yes. Applicants in this situation have until September to conclude the degree.

Users without an account

All applications to ISCTE-IUL programmes are done through a central online applications platform. To access this platform and start your application, please fill in your e-mail in the form below.

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users with an ISCTE-IUL account?

If you already have access to FÉNIX, please log in and create your application in the "Candidacies" portal.


If you need assistance at any stage, please contact

The opening of programmes is subject to a minimum number of enrolments.

Please check the specific calendars available at each programme webpage. 

If you wish to apply but you still have doubts, please contact us here.

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