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U.Porto invests circa half a million euros to strengthen support to mobility students

The University of Porto is equipping 75 rooms to strengthen support to mobility students under the Erasmus+ programme. International students are able to attend online classes from especially equipped rooms within the 14 faculties if the U. Porto, as of the start of the second semester.

U.Porto is (again) one of the best universities in the world, according to the Shanghai ranking

The University of Porto ranks among the bets in the world in several areas. This year, the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects spotlights the University of Porto among the top 100 at world level, as regards Science and Food Technology, Biomedical Engineering and veterinary medicine.

U.Porto and Santander offer grants to the European Innovation Academy 2021. Applications are ongoing

The University of Porto offers 20 scholarships for students who wish to participate in the world’s leading entrepreneurship summer school. This year’s edition takes to the online format, from 15 July to 3 August. Applications are running until 7 June.

Open Scientific Repository of the U.Porto is the most comprehensive in Portugal and the 43rd in the world

The 11th edition of "Transparent Ranking of Repositories" puts the Open Repository of the University of Porto as the most comprehensive at national level and ranks it 43rd at world level. The repository holds and provides research output by the scientific and academic community of the U. Porto of more than 50 thousand full-text documents, which are available in online databases on the Internet and can be accessed freely and instantly.

Workshops on how to search for a job are ongoing this May

Youth aged 29 and less, who are in a NEET situation (acronym for "Not in Education, Employment, or Training"), can find a job opportunity with the support of Porto City Hall and the Cité des Métiers. Workshops are ongoing this month of May.

U.Porto academic courses on show between 27 and 29 May take to the online format

Last year’s U. Porto academic programme Show (Mostra) had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. This year, although following Covid-19 preventive measures, the Mostra is back in a special format. Between 27 and 29 May, the Mostra will take place in an online format, which can be really gratifying not only for wannabe graduates but also for the entire family.

I3S young researcher is spotlighted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Study on gastric cancer by the i3S researcher Catarina Marques won the Undergraduate Student Award, by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

Portugal's first Olympic medal in judo participates in a judo class with pre-school children

Portugal's first Olympic medal in judo, Nuno Delgado was the guest of honour in a judo class at the Escola Básica da Pasteleira for a very special audience: kindergarten pupils.

In-person and virtual commencement ceremonies mark FMUP’s Medical Students Graduation Day

Amid the pandemic, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) celebrates medical training and health research. The Graduation Day of the Faculty of Medicine, which took place on 5th May, is a milestone of the medical academic life, and was marked with an in-person and online tribute to circa 600 PhDs, Masters and graduates, as well as academics that are now full professors.

U.Porto biologist is awarded a National Geographic Society grant

Luís Ceríaco, biologist and curator of the National History Museum of the University of Porto (MHNC-UP), was awarded a National Geographic Society Grant to study in the Serra da Neve in Angola, one of the most unchartered and fascinating regions in the African continent.