The University of the Azores has signed an agreement with Santander Bank that allows Latin American students to apply for a grant to study at the UAc for a semester or a year.

Get in touch with the International Relations Office at your University and find out if your university has an agreement with Santander too.


You can apply for a Santander Mobility Grant to study at the University of the Azores (UAc) for a semester if:

  • You are taking an undergraduate or master program in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain or Uruguay


  • Your university has signed an agreement with Santander Bank (check here)
  • Your university has signed/will sign an agreement with the UAc (check at the International Relations Office at your university)


Santander mobility students are not required to pay tuition at the host university.

You only pay tuition at your home university. At the University of the Azores you do not pay for application or general enrollment fees. Only fees for exams, certificates and others.


You must apply for a Santander mobility period at the UAc at your university.

After your university accepts your mobility, you must apply for mobility at the UAc by filling in the form available here. First you must register in the portal and wait for the credentials in your email, then introduce your credentials, enter the “Mobilidade / Mobility” tab and select the form SANTANDER mobility program.

Make sure you attach all documents required. Your application do the UAc must include a learning agreement approved by your university and the Coordinator for Mobility from the UAc so that you may get full acknowledgment of your courses at your university.

Your Learning Agreement must indicate the subjects that you want to enroll in at the UAc as well as the equivalent ones at your university. You should select courses that may grant you the equivalent of 30 ECTS per semester.

Check out the curriculum of our license and master degrees here.

You must apply here, within the application deadlines.

Deadlines to apply for Santander grants are:

  1. 1st semester or 1 school year: May 1 to June 30, 2017.
  2. 2nd Semester: October 1 to November 30, 2017.