University of Porto in new project for the exchange of students, researchers, and teachers
The creation of this free circulation “supercampus” has the support of 18 million euros from the European Commission.
North American university students resumed a program of visits to the Porto City Hall
After overcoming the restrictions of the pandemic, the visit program was resumed, which brings American university students to visit the building of the Town Hall.
Porto Business School is one of the 50 best business schools in the world
Porto institution climbs the table and now occupies the 40th position among the best business schools in the world and gives a push for Portugal to take place on the podium.
Porto will have 270 more beds for university students
The City and the University of Porto give the go ahead to differentiated projects for three new university student dorms, which will give the city students 270 more beds.
U.Porto invests 16 million euros to create more courses and upgrade facilities
The fund, made available by the Plano de Recuperação e Resiliência, will allow the launch of more than 150 new courses and training for adults, as well as five degrees in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
There are more than 650 vacancies for foreigners who want to come and study at University of Porto
The first phase of applications for the 2022/23 academic year extends until 28 February.
Shanghai places Porto University sports among the best
The most recent “Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments” highlights Faculdade de Desporto as the 43rd best university in the world in the field of sport science.
FEP and Porto Business School distinguished with “4 Palms of Excellence”
The School of Economics and Porto Business School, both from Porto University, have once again joined the restricted group of 200 business schools all over the world that stand out for their relevant international influence.
Supporting mental health in schools in Porto
“Quanto mais cedo melhor” [“The sooner the Better”, free translation] and “Levar a saúde mental onde ela não chega” [“Take mental health to where it has no reach”, free translation] are two programmes to promote children’s mental health. The goal is to establish early intervention mechanisms in the school context.
Municipality of Porto ensures more than 150 meals a day to students during school break
Summer vacations and the respective school break can bring some constraints for those who do not have the much needed family background or that are in need of keeping meal services even during the academic pause for vacations. Thus, students can still have access to meals – lunches and snacks – under the initiative “Escola Solidária” (Solidarity School”, free translation], by the Municipality of Porto, which ensures in-person or take-away services.