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Admissions and Fees

The Admissions' Jury Panel of NOVA IMS is looking for excellent students who have the potential to become good technical staff and excellent managers. Qualities such as maturity, determination and motivation, both in the academic path as well in a professional career, are some of the attributes that the Jury Panel is looking for.

3rd Applications Phase

From June 16th to July 16th of 2020.

Admission Requirements

  • Adequate Bachelor's degree (or Master's degree);
  • English language proof (TOEFL 500 paper-based or equivalent);
  • Strong motivation;
  • High-level achievements in previous academic and professional careers.

How to Apply

The selection process is based on the analysis of academic and professional curriculum and an interview with the applicant.

Application Fee

This Master has a special agreement regarding the application fee, so to be exempt of this fee (€51), the applicant must choose “voucher” in the payment method and submit the code: “NOVAIMS_GEOTECH”. The application will only be considered successfully submitted after the submission of the voucher.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is €1.500 per semester.

Registration Fee

After being admitted to the program and upon confirmation of enrollment, the applicant must make the payment of the following pre-registration fee (around one week after the admission result announcement), deductible in the master programs' tuition fee, and non-refundable in case of withdrawal:

  • €820 for applicants from countries from EU and Portuguese-speaking countries;
  • €2.050 for applicants from other countries.

Upon registration, the students should make the following payments:

  • €35 - for enrollment fee (the value is updated annually);
  • €1,40 - for annual school insurance (the value is updated annually).

The registration fee for the 2nd year and the following years is €35 (the value is updated annually).

Tuition Fee Payment Dates

The tuition fee of this master program can be paid in full or three installments:

  • Payment in full: From September 25th to 30th, 2020.
  • Payment in three installments:
  • 1st. From September 25th to 30th, 2020;
  • 2nd. From February 22nd to 28th, 2021;
  • 3rd. From September 25th to 30th, 2021.


Students who choose to pay the tuition fee in a single payment have a 5% discount.

Numerus Clausus

For the path starting at NOVA IMS, the numerus clausus is 16 students.