In Beijing and Macao to recruit students

  October 18th 2016


Calls for Papers - Impact by Designing - CA²RE - Incubators

  October 17th 2016


Impact by Designing
April 6-7, 2017
Flyer available here.

CA²RE: Conference for Artistic and Architectural (doctoral) Research
April 8-9, 2017
Flyer available here.

Incubators Conference
April 10-11, 2017
Flyer available here.

Info sent by KU Leuven.

Dissemination session on mobility opportunities for staff

  October 17th 2016


In order to promote the mobility opportunities among the U.Porto academic and administrative staff, the International Relations Office organized, on October 14, a session addressed to U.Porto teachers and staff interested in undertaking a period of mobility under the Erasmus+ Programme during this academic year 2016/2017.

Erasmus Mundus & Mobile+ Lunch

  October 14th 2016


The International Office of U.PORTO offered on October 13th a get together lunch for the new Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility - MOBILE+ students.

This lunch, attended by over 150 students from 50 countries outside Europe, was preceded and succeeded by an Orientation Session, where the students were given important information on academic, financial and administrative aspects.

The event also aimed to bring together the two generations of mobility programmes of the European Commission with countries outside Europe: the “Erasmus Mundus” programme, which has its official end in July 2018, and the new program “Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility”, which replaces it.

Some of the countries represented at the lunch were Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Myanmar, Armenia, Ukraine, India, Brazil, Albania or Nigeria.

To see some of the moments captured during the lunch visit the album on Facebook.

Intensive PhD courses at Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)

  October 14th 2016


1-2 weeks intensive courses on the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Informatics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Musical Semiotics

More information online at and via e-mail

Annexes: Musical_Semiotics_Nov2016.pdf; Technological_Sciences_2016_2017.pdf

Meeting | GT_CIM | 13-oct-2016

  October 13th 2016


Today the GT_CIM gather for another meeting to, besides the preparation of the new academic year, present the final (and positive) results of the Erasmus Report + 2014-2016. Also, the satisfaction surveys of international students were discussed and, again, the University of Porto exceeded the expectations.

This meeting also count with the special participation of the Faculty of Medicine that presented a study on the evolution of mobility programmes in the FMUP in the past 10 years.

All the faculties were represented in the meeting.

European universities gather in Oporto to discuss funding of these institutions

  October 7th 2016


EUA Funding Forum

  October 7th 2016


Between 6 and 7 October, the city of Oporto hosted the Funding Forum of the European University Association (EUA), an  representative organisation of universities and national rectors’ conferences in 47 European countries.

In the third edition of this meeting, under the theme "Efficient universities: Value for society", the results of the study of the EUA Public Funding Observatory, which analyses the evolution of the systems adopted in 28 countries and demonstrates the tendency of European governments to reduce the funding for universities, were introduced.


Watch the video here.

Read the news here.

Delegation of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, EUA

  October 6th 2016


The University of Porto welcomed, between October 3rd and 6th, an institutional visit of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA, in order to deepen and expand the existing collaboration since 1999.

The delegation, composed by Prof. Antonio Moreira, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Prof. Lee Blaney, Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering, Prof. Marc Zupan, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Global Engineering, International Mobility Exchanges, and Dr. Brian Soulders, International Education Services, Administration and Logistics of International Mobility exchanges, was received, on the first day, in the Rectorate, by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, and the Vice-Rector for Cooperation and Culture, Prof. Dr. Fátima Marinho.

The programme also included visits to FEUP and to the Centre for Competences in Cyber Security and Privacy (C3P).

Results: Competition "Wear the U.Porto t-shirt"

  October 4th 2016


The jury of the photo contest "Wear the U.Porto t-shirt", promoted by the International Relations Office, within which a total of 110 photographs of U.Porto students, 49 incoming and outgoing students,  were submitted by filling out the online form available on this platform, gathered today.

After a selection of the best photos, the highest score was for the original photo of Chiara Rotter, from the University of Primorska, Slovenia:

The jury also deliberated to commend the photos of Alla Tirsina, from the National Center of Public Health, Moldova, and João Carlos Araujo, from FEP/U.PORTO.


Thank you all for your valuable participation!

We wish you many successes in your future experiences!