Apresentação Universidade do Porto | University of Porto presentation

Founded in 1911, but with origins dating back to 18th century, the University of Porto (U.Porto) is a benchmark institution for higher education and scientific research in Portugal and one of the top 150 European Universities according to the most relevant international rankings.

U.Porto combines high quality education with the hallmark of being the largest producer of Science in Portugal. In its 14 faculties, a business school and close to 50 research centres brings together the country’s highest ranked students, a highly qualified scientific and teaching staff and a growing number of international students, teachers and researchers. 

Located in the second largest city of Portugal, distinguished as Best European Destination, the University is itself an important driving force for economic, social, cultural and scientific development in the region and in the country as a whole. U.Porto creates leaders, promotes innovators and encourages entrepreneurs. In short, it trains people who can make a difference in their communities.