for those who hold dual certification for secondary education programs and certification for specialized artistic programs.
The special admissions process is voluntary, and it is open to higher education institutions, universities, and polytechnic schools, which are now able to provide a new via for admissions into licentiate degree programs which is appropriate to the specific qualifications of graduates of the educational and training programs covered by this Decree-law.
Admission through this process requires taking a prior entrance exam. All information about tests, deadlines, and applications can be found here.
All students, including those in vocational programs, can also apply to all the programs through the National Admissions Process. In these cases, it is possible for students on a vocational track at the secondary level to take the national final exams, according to the entrance examinations required for admission into a higher education program, when they intend to enter cycles of study that only allow admission through tracks suitable for students with a scientific, humanistic background.
You should consult information about the Online Application for vocational programs here: https://www.dges.gov.pt