“This was the first online course I attended and I want to stress its high quality, excellent videos and good learning materials” (Brazil)
“I want to thank you a lot for the good organization of this course, very rich in contents and very stimulating” (Italy)
“I would say that I liked a lot to participate in this course” (Angola)
“I congratulate all staff involved in this course for their commitment, in general, it has been extraordinary” (Portugal)
“This course was very useful to update some topics on geological heritage” (Chile)
“This was without doubt the best online course I had the opportunity to follow” (Brazil)
"I found the course very helpful. I think this course can be oriented to audiences in organizations in some countries that want to establish geoparks. Geological surveys and local municipalities are examples” (Saudi Arabia)
"Would I do the course again? Yes, definitely!” (Portugal)
"I would like to tell you how much I enjoyed the course. It was informative and diverse, and I feel it covered a wide range of issue regarding the establishment of Geoparks. As I field-level participant I feel it gave me tool and access to the right resources to get me on my way.” (Israel)
- Over 18 years old;
- Technical conditions: have a computer and a good internet access.
All students that complete any of the courses will be given a Certificate by the University of Minho.
Specific technical conditions are required to attend this course:
Begin the Registration
When you are ready to begin your registration click "Register".
You will be redirected to UMinho's Online Store where the Distance Learning Registrations are made.
Step 1: register on store.uminho.pt Step 2: log in Step 3: click Education -> Courses -> Select a course Step 4: Upload all the required documents and click "Apply".
Step 1: register on store.uminho.pt
Step 2: log in
Step 3: click Education -> Courses -> Select a course
Step 4: Upload all the required documents and click "Apply".
Once you have applied you will receive a message informing you that your application has been received.
The Distance Learning Team will verify your application and in case you are selected, you will receive an email with instructions concerning the course's registration payment.
Step 5: course's registration payment
After completing the previous steps, the course registration process is finished.
What happens after your registration?
After completing your registration, you will receive an email informing you that you have successfully registered. Prior to the start of the course, you will receive a message with login instructions so you can access the e-learning platform (Blackboard).
The Registration Form online has two pages and some fields, marked with an asterisk, that are required.
Incomplete registration applications will not be considered, namely if they lack relevant elements for a correct assessment and the application of selection procedures, or if they are sent after the established deadline.
During the analysis of the applications, candidates may be asked to present additional information concerning the documents submitted during the registration process and/or submit further information.
In case you plan to register for more than one course you must follow the same process for each course separately.
You will be informed of the selection's process result through the email given during the registration process.
The payment shall be made through the option chosen in the Online Store. The payment receipt will be sent to the email specified in the registration process.
The information given during the application and registration process will be used by the Academic Services, the Teaching Support Office and the university Schools.
You should consult the website http://cursosonline.uminho.pt and see the specific requirements for each course.
University of Minho stores data concerning all its students. We will use the information on your registration form to manage your registration and compile statistical data that might be given to the Ministry of Education or to the Assessment and Accreditation Agency for Higher Education.
If your application is accepted we will also use the information gathered to manage your distance learning file, monitor your digital presence, your performance throughout the course and provide you with the necessary support.
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