UAlg “won” 140 international students in the second semester

In the 2020/21 academic year, 1433 students of foreign nationality are enrolled in degree courses

The University of Algarve has 140 new students, from 29 different nationalities, who started mobility in the second semester, through distance learning in the Algarve academy.

UAlg's new international students come from Germany, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, USA, France, Philippines, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Montenegro, Norway, Pakistan , Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.

The young university students have already been welcomed into their new virtual home, in an online session held last week and which was attended by Alexandra Teodósio, vice-rector for Research and Internationalization, and marleni Azevedo, coordinator of the International Relations Office and Mobility (GRIM).

In this session, "students got to know the academy and the procedures they should adopt during the period of studies at UAlg".
Also present at the session were the mobility coordinators of the Organic Units where students will attend classes. They also had the opportunity to meet the Brazilian Students Nucleus of the Academic Association of the University of Algarve (BRAAUAlg) () and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN Algarve).

In the 2020/21 academic year, 1433 foreign students are enrolled in degree courses, according to data already collected, which are not final.

Applications for the academic year 2021/2022 are currently in progress, addressed to international students (non-nationals of a member country of the European Union) to attend a cycle of study of a degree and an integrated masters under the Student Statute International.

«In addition to the undergraduate courses, the University of Algarve offers solid and multidisciplinary training at the level of masters, doctorates and postgraduate degrees. It has about three dozen programs taught in English, being a pioneer and leader in Portugal of Erasmus Mundus programs. Of the 56 masters, 17 are taught in the language of Shakespeare, or have English as an option. Offers in the field of doctoral programs are also diversified, currently offering 21 doctoral programs, of which 13 are taught in English. Applications for advanced training courses are also ongoing», according to UAlg.