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Intercultural Studies in Portuguese and Chinese - Translation, Education and Communication

24 months
2000 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a master degree in Intercultural Studies in Portuguese and Chinese - Translation, Education and Communication at University of Minho. The target audience of this Course is Portuguese bachelors in Chinese/Asian studies, with an official certificate of Chinese HSK IV, as well as Chinese students with a bachelor’s degree in Portuguese Studies, with a B2 level of Portuguese.


The objectives of the Intercultural Studies in Portuguese and Chinese - Translation, Education and Communication degree from University of Minho are focused on the preparation for the labor market related to Chinese / Portuguese cultures. 

It aims at providing language skills, communication skills and cultural sensibility that will enable the students to create effective contacts, addressed to economic and cultural actors of those markets to establish bridges between societies.

The study program contains theoretical but mainly practical knowledge for the fields of translation, educational and business activities.


  • Following the Degrees in Oriental Studies and Oriental Languages and Culture and as a complement of 2nd cycle, this degree specifically intended to specialize the orientation of the students in the acquisition of skills, not only in the field of Chinese language and culture and Portuguese language and culture but also directing the attention and efforts of masters in three main profiles, the three in the sphere of cross culturalism, namely:
  • a profile aimed in the direction of translation;
  • a profile directed towards training (Chinese to Portuguese and Portuguese to Chinese) ;
  • a profile directed towards cross cultural entrepreneurship communication .

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Applied Grammar
  • Cross-Cultural Communication 
  • Applied Grammar
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Cross-Cultural Aspects in Entrepreneurship / Language and Society in the Media
  • Fundamentals of Teaching Portuguese and Chinese as a Foreign Language

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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Braga

454 - 697 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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