This access regime is aimed at candidates holding a medium or high school degree, Portuguese or foreign, who have attended higher education.

Documentation required for application
  • Citizen Card
  • Application addressed to the FFCS Director, requesting enrollment in the course 
  • Motivation Letter
  • Qualifications certificate (if admitted, an original or certified photocopy must be handed in at the time of enrollment)


Note: The original documentation must be duly authenticated by the consular services or embassies of Portugal based in the country to which the qualification relates, or by the consular services or embassies of foreign countries in Portugal, or with The Hague Apostille, for countries that have adhered to the Hague Convention. If the application is made by e-mail, the apostilled documents will have to be delivered at the time of enrollment.

The subjects to which equivalence is granted are recognized with the ECTS credits foreseen in the curricular plan of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Catholic University of Portugal.