International Relations

Bachelor's Degree

Course Overview

Technological innovations, problems related to human rights, humanitarian aid, the ecological and environmental crisis, and relations between peoples and States are topics that today have both local and global impacts, and are decisive for the future of humanity. This study plan provides students with the knowledge and tools for a practical and theoretical understanding of the world today, training graduates with versatile analytical skills and the ability to inform decision-making in national, European and international labour markets in both the corporate and public sector.

Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (159 required and 21 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Diplomatic and consular career; International organisations such as the UN, NATO, EU, NGOs; Private companies and public organisations working on international and/or European and cross-border projects; Senior technical roles in central public authorities, from local to global; Adviser in international and/or European study bureaus; Business career in the field of perspective and risk analysis of competitive intelligence; Scientific research.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following exams:
  • 11 - History
  • 13 - English
  • 18 - Portuguese

Classificações Mínimas 
Nota de Candidatura: 95 pontos 
Provas de Ingresso: 95 pontos

Fórmula de Cálculo 
Média do secundário: 65% 
Provas de ingresso: 35%

Last admission grade 2020/2021: 148,8

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 60
International Students
Places available: 16
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 4
Degree Holders
Places available: 3
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 5
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Professional and Artistic Routes of Secundary Education
Places available: nd
Places available: not subject to places

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250 €

Course Department



Contact Information

Director: Marco António Batista Martins []

Academic Manager: Ana Cristina Alves Dias
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE