Electronic and Automation Engineering

Automatization is in our DNA. We want to revolutionise the industry and the places where we live, so we train electronics and automation engineers.

  • Regime

    Daytime/Post Work

  • Duration

    6 Terms

  • Qualification

    EQF Level 6

  • A3ES Accreditation


Main Recipients

An International Student is considered to be one who does not have Portuguese nationality, except in the following situations:

  • National student of a member state of the European Union;

  • Student who is not a national of a member state of the European Union, has resided in Portugal for more than two years, uninterruptedly, on 31 August of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, as well as their children who legally reside with them;

  • Student who requires admission to higher education through the special access and admission regimes regulated by Decree-Law no. 393-A/99, of 2 October, amended by Decree-Law no. 272/2009, of 1 October;

  • Student who is attending a Portuguese higher education institution (IES), within the scope of an international mobility program to carry out part of a study cycle of a foreign IES with which the Portuguese IES have established an exchange agreement with that objective.

Admission Requirements

International students are admitted to the special competition who, cumulatively:

  • Have an academic qualification at the level of secondary education, obtained in Portugal or in another country;

  • Have a current level of knowledge of the Portuguese language;

  • Have taken a specific admission exam, within the list of those required for access to the study cycle, within the scope of the general access regime, or a similar exam, and obtain a classification higher than 95 points on the scale (0 to 200 ), or corresponding.

Knowledge of the Portuguese Language

ISPGAYA holds an interview session, where the applicant, in addition to demonstrating their knowledge orally, can present documentary exams regarding training in Portuguese that they hold.

Applicants Not Exempted from Exams

Action 1.ª Phase 2.ª Phase
Application 05/02/2024 a 08/03/2024 11/03/2024 a 31/05/2024
Conducting interviews* 12/03/2024 04/06/2024
Portuguese exam** 15/03/2024 05/06/2024
Conducting specific admission exams 18/03/2024 07/06/2024
Publication of grades 02/04/2024 17/06/2024
Submissions of complaints and re-examination of exams 03/04/2024 18/06/2024
Responding to requests for complaints and re-examination of exams Until 09/04/2024 Until 25/06/2024
Registration/Enrolment 02/04/2024 a 17/04/2024 17/06/2024 to 03/07/2024
If there are any vacancies, a new application phase will open.
*Applicants with knowledge of the Portuguese language are exempted from the interview.
**Applicants with knowledge of the Portuguese language are exempted from taking the Portuguese exam.
The information available on this page does not exempt you from reading the ISPGAYA international student regulations.

Assessment Exams

Course Test Vacancies
Accounting Economics or Mathematics or Portuguese 6
Computer Eng. Maths 6
Electronics and Automation Eng. Physics and Chemistry (F) or Mathematics 6
Management Economics or Mathematics or Portuguese 6
Mechanical Eng. Physics and Chemistry (F) or Mathematics 6
Sustainable Tourism and Business Portuguese or History or Geography 8

Applicants Exempted from Exams

Fase Dates Results
1st Phase 05/02/2024 a 08/03/2024 02/04/2024
2nd Phase 11/03/2024 a 31/05/2024 17/06/2024

Ranking Criteria

The application grade results from the application of the following formula:

NC = 0.35% * CES + 0.65% * PIE

CES – Classification of the secondary education course or legally equivalent qualification;
PIE - Classification of the specific admission exam


Action Price
Application 200 €
Registration/Enrolment 300 €
Fee 3660 €
Fee 7320 €


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