Master's degree in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution

Applications dates for academic year 2024/ 2025

1st phase - 15/01/2024 to 05/04/2024

2nd phase - 12/06/2024 to 15/07/2024

Applications on the faculty of science website FCUP  

Admissions Requirements

  • To hold a degree in Biology or related areas;
  • To hold a foreign academic degree in the field of Biology or related areas;
  • To have an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that the scientific committee of the Course recognizes as sufficient to attest to the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies. For candidates who do not hold the degree at the time of application, but are able to complete it by the date of enrollment in the study cycle, evidence must be made of the marking average at the application date, as well as of the missing curricular units for the degree.
  • Other graduates may be admitted as long as their curriculum demonstrates an adequate basic scientific preparation.

Note: All candidates who do not certify that they have completed their undergraduate degree by the end of the enrollment period will be excluded 

All the inforation available HERE


The Masters course schedule, although during daytime, will be concentrated in blocks as so to allow better time management for the students. All class materials will be distributed in English, including exams and other papers. Oral presentations will also be in English, unless justified

The Masters course takes place mainly at Campus Agrário de Vairão, in Vila do Conde. The University of Porto offers free transportation from Mindelo Metro Station to the Campus.