Bachelor's programs
Instituto Universitário (IUEM)

Nutrition Sciences

Duration (Years)
Investment (euros)
*monthly (12 months)
Nutrition Sciences in Egas Moniz School of Health and Science stands apart due to the strong investment in teaching that is focused on the nutritional clinical practice. There is strict collaboration with the IUEM Nutrition Consultation, with the aim...

Why you should apply

Egas Moniz Medical Genetics and Paediatric Nutrition Centre
Guaranteed internships
Modern facilities
Career prospects
Taught in English or in Portuguese


Get on board for this journey

  • Functional Anatomy
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Fundamentals of Biological Chemistry
  • Histology
  • Food History and Sociology
  • Assessment of Dietary Intake
  • General Biochemistry
  • Bromatology
  • General Physiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • General Microbiology

How to start

What you need to apply

For students coming from a non-Portuguese High School (EU):

  • Have completed, or have completed in the current academic year, a course of high school education;
  • Have taken in the two previous years or be taking in the year in which you apply for, the entrance exams — national examinations of secondary education (homologous to the portuguese national exams) — fixed for the course to which you intend to apply. These candidates will have to request the equivalence of their foreign secondary education at a public portuguese high school or at DGE Portugal - General-Directorate of Education. Afterwards, while applying to Egas Moniz, candidates have to request the replacement of the portuguese entrance examination through article 20-A.

For non-EU students:

  • Non-holders of any EU citizenship (in accordance with Article 2 of the Regulation);
  • Be the holder of a high school qualification or equivalent (through Equivalence of Foreign Qualifications at DGE);
  • Have taken national final exams of foreign secondary education that are considered homologous to the entrance exams set for the chosen program. - In the absence of said exams, the candidate will have to take an aptitude test at the institution.

Application Regime

For EU students: (IUEM / ESSEM) | Institutional Contest

Application Deadlines

For EU students: July 19th

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