24 months
4590 EUR/year
4590 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This cycle of Applied Microbiology at Catholic University of Portugal studies provides the students with personal and technical skills aiming at fostering their integration in the work market and/or allowing them to follow an advanced scientific career.


The current cycle of studies encompasses a lecturing component, a project unit and a placement/thesis. The latter can include a dissertation of scientific nature or an industrial placement subject to a final report, providing they are original and specifically conceived towards that aim. The curriculum is also designed to stimulate the development of personal skills, nowadays a crucial factor for employability and professional success. The curriculum offers a variety of speciality courses defined based on the demand registered in the last few years.

Learning outcomes

  • The contact of the students with R&D activities and Extension Services of ESB is crucial for developing their capacity of problem-solving and independent thought, offering a clear vision of the professional and education opportunities on the different fields, urging the creativity capabilities. The Applied Microbiology students at Catholic University of Portugal are also offered the possibility for an international mobility experience, which can be framed within the ERASMUS programme, and/or for a professional experience in a company/organization related to their field of studies, broadening their educational profile. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microorganisms and Food Safety
  • Molecular Microbiology 
  • Research Methodology – Planning and Data Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory Automatization
  • Microbiology and Environmental Quality
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Simple photocopy of identification tax number (or any other fiscal identification document)
  • Photocopy of identification tax number (or any other fiscal identification document)
  • A photograph
  • Declaration, under oath, that the applicant is eligible as "international student"
  • Secondary School Diploma with complete list of  courses (courses taken and their classification) and final classification*
  • Certificate of the marks obtained in the final national secondary school exam (if applicable in the country) *
  • Payment of Application Fee (if not admitted the amount is non-refundable)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4590 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4590 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4590 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4590 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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