University of Porto

About us

Founded in 1911, the University of Porto (U.Porto) is a benchmark institution for Higher Education and Scientific Research in Portugal and one of the top 200 European Universities according to the most relevant international ranking systems.

Matching high quality education focused on individual vocations and talents as well as market needs, the University of Porto, is itself an important driving force for economic, social, cultural and scientific development in Northern Portugal and in the country as a whole.

The innovation on the 14 faculties, one business school and over 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.