Admission process

by Portal PPGHI
Published: 26/05/2017 - 09:38
Last modification: 20/04/2021 - 07:23
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The PPGHI's Selection Process is annual. 


These are the requirements for the Selection Process:

  1. The positions are open to students coming from long-duration undergraduate courses (full undergraduate courses) acknowledged by the Ministry of Education (MEC). They are available for the areas and sub-areas of concentration and the lines of research in the PPGHI.
  2. Applications from holders of short-duration courses, associate degrees, and the like will not be accepted. Technical certificate holders will only be admitted if graduated from a higher education program.
  3. The candidate should present a research project related to one of the lines of research from the program. 
  4. Approved applicants must present a certificate of proficiency in foreign languages at the time of registration.
    • For the Master’s Degree Program, a certificate in one foreign language is required.
    • The languages accepted are English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian.
    • Certificates of proficiency must have been issued from 2018 onwards.
    • Official tests accepted, considering the expiry dates contained in them, include:
    • Cambridge intermediate level or higher
    • Michigan
    • TOEFL with a minimum score of 500 for the paper version and 230 for the electronic version.
    • D.E.L.F/D.A.L.F. or other equivalent certificates issued by French universities.
    • D.E.L.E. (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) from the University of Salamanca.
    • Foreign or naturalized candidates whose first language is not Portuguese must also present the following certificates of approval or they will be eliminated:
      1. PROFLIN – Portuguese Language from ILEEL-UFU(
      2. CELPE Certificate (;

The application by candidates holding a higher education diplomas issued by a foreign institution is subject to the presentation of revalidation documents and/or their equivalents. The provisions referring to documents written in foreign languages must also be observed. 

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