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University of Minho is an exchange destination in Braga, Portugal. This destination is specifically for bachelor and master students Computing Sciences students of the Faculty of Science.

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Academic calendar

Semester 1: 2nd/3rd week of September – 2nd/3rd week of February

Semester II: 2nd/3rd week of February – 2nd/3rd week of July

Language requirements

Portuguese. No certificates are required, however Portuguese B1 or English B2 is recommended. However, all courses are taught in Portuguese.

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science UU and the University of Minho and the Department of Computing Science. 

Courses at Master’s level


Courses taught in English

All classes are taught in PORTUGUESE and students who intend to follow classes are requested to be fluent enough. There is not a special programme for foreign students. However, students have the possibility of contacting each lecturer (in the beginning of the semester/ academic year) in order to check the possibility of defining alternative evaluation methods such as development of project work and/or sitting examinations in English, without following the regular classes taught in Portuguese.

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Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.