If you wish to study at the University of the Azores (UAc) for a semester or a year and you are not eligible for a specific mobility program, you may come as a Free Mover student.
At the UAc you may build up your own study plan choosing the subjects that better suit your academic program and learning goals.
As a Free Mover student you will have access to all services and support provided by the UAc.
In addition, your University should have a partnership agreement with the UAc. If it doesn’t you may suggest signing up one. Find that out at your University’s International Relations /Study abroad Office or send us an email.
To apply for Free Mover you must have completed at least two semesters at your University.
To make sure you get all the credits you need, you must have a learning agreement approved both by UAc and your University.
Classes are taught in Portuguese at the UAc. Therefore, you must have a minimum A2 level of Portuguese or Spanish and, once here, you must undertake a Portuguese Foreign Language (PFL) course.
TUITION & FEES
As a Free Mover student you must pay tuition at the UAc. It depends on the courses and number of credits you wish to enroll in:
30€ (1 ECTS)
60€ (1 ECTS)
100€ (1 ECTS)
You are also required to pay a registration fee (20€) or exam and certificate fees.
APPLICATION & DEADLINES
Academic year 2020/2021
To apply to a Free Mover mobility at the UAc you must apply Here
Applicants must follow the steps outlined in the online Application Guide.