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Admissions and Registration

Students, who wish to attend to School of Communication and Media Studies in the next academic years, should:

1. Fill in the application form, available in the International Offices of their own home institutions. Their home institution will contact with the host institution in order to decide about the number of students and define exchange programme procedures.

2. After the approval from the home institution, the student will be advised on the availability of grant support and may make travel arrangements.

3. As soon as they arrive at Escola Superior de Comunicação Social, they should contact the International Office in order to enrol.


Exchange students, under LLP/Erasmus programmes pay their fees at their home institutions. Hence they are not charged fees in the host institution.

Orientation programme

On arrival at Escola Superior de Comunicação Social, international students should present themselves at the International Relations Office and also contact the ECTS Coordinator in the Department to which they have applied for.

Documents required for registration at ESCS

• I.D. Card or Passport
• International Health Card
• 2 photographs (Passport size)
• Academic transcript of records from the students’ home university
• Learning agreement

Language requirements and portuguese language courses

ESCS provides an amount of subjects taught in english, specifically for Erasmus+ incoming students. The other subjects, included on the courses study plans, are taught in Portuguese, and students are expected to be able to follow them. Assessments (examination questions and examination scripts, etc.) can be conducted in another language, depending on prior agreement between the student and the lecturer concerned.
Note: Any foreign student, who is interested in attending a Portuguese language course during his study period, is requested to mention it on the application form.