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Fees for overseas students

Application fees MOP250 (around USD32)    
Tuition fees  Students from Hong Kong and Taiwan Students from Portuguese speaking countries Other overseas students

Undergraduate programme
(per year)

(around USD3,400)
(around USD4,400)
(around USD4,400)

Master's degree programme1
(full tuition)

(around USD9,500)
(around USD10,000)
(around USD12,500)

Doctoral degree programme1
(full tuition)

(around USD12,200)
(around USD12,900)
(around USD16,000)
Hostel fee* MOP11,350 (around USD1,500)/year*
*charged on a ten-month basis; extra charges apply for stays during the summer holidays
Hostel Deposit MOP1,030 (around USD130)
*one-off deposit to be refunded at check-out
Medical Insurance MOP216 (around USD26)


  1. The tuition fees stated in the table above shall be settled in two installments for Master's degree programmes and in three installments for doctoral degree programmes within respective normal periods of study; A student who fails to complete his/her programme within the normal period of study is subject to a continuation fee.

The above fees are subject to adjustment. All students should pay the prevailing fees announced by MPI.



We offer dozens of scholarships to incoming and current students. A high percentage of over 680 students receive our scholarships every year. Students are not required to apply separately for these scholarships.

  1. Bright Future Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to outstanding freshmen from outside Macao (excluding the Chinese Mainland). Around three to five scholarships may be awarded each year. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, taking into consideration the performance of candidates during their studies in Form Six/12th Grade, Form Five/11h Grade and Form Four/10th Grade. Results obtained in public examinations such as GCE A Level, SAT and HKDSE will also be considered.

    Recipients of this scholarship will have their tuition and hostel fees waived plus receive a monthly subsidy of MOP3,000 (USD373). The total value of this scholarship is around MOP292,600 (USD 36,300 ) over four years.
  2. Scholarships for outstanding students

    Current MPI students are eligible to compete for over 70 scholarships established by us and numerous donors. Scholarships are awarded on merit based on criteria such as GPA and extra-curriculum achievements.

    Details of these scholarships can be found at the Student Corner of the MPI website.



We offer Postgraduate Scholarships to outstanding students admitted to our Master’s and Doctoral degree programmes. All applicants for admission to our Postgraduate programmes are eligible to apply for these Scholarships. The scholarship applications (together with relevant supporting documents) are to be submitted simultaneously online with the admission application on the Admission Application Portal. For more details, please refer to the Postgraduate Scholarship Regulations.

Key Dates
Scholarships & grants: 70+

Chan Chi IengYear 2 student of Portuguese Language
The study-aboard opportunities allow me to experience the Lusophone cultures. Together with the teaching internship, I believe I will be a successful language educator with global vision.