top General Information


Street:Campus de Gambelas
Ed. 2 - Piso 1, Gab. 1.6



Post Code:8005-139


Other Sites

Portuguese language course for students of the Erasmus programme

Institution Funding



Founded 1979

Academic Year

September to July (September-January; February-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate and entrance examination

Tuition Fees

National:965 (EUR)

International:3,000-4,000 (EUR)



Accrediting Agency

Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)

top Officers

Head : Paulo Manuel Roque Águas

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Ana Maria de Melo Sampaio de Freitas

Job title:Vice-Rector, Institutional Development

Senior Administrative Officer : António Cabecinha

Job title:Administrator

International Relations Officer : Isabel Cavaco

Job title:International Relation Officer

International Relations Officer : Maria Alexandra Anica Theodosius

Job title:Vice-Rector, Research and Internationalization

top Divisions

Department/Division : Biomedical Sciences and Medicine

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Medicine

Faculty : Economics

Fields of study:Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sociology, Tourism

Faculty : Human and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Archaeology, Educational Sciences, History, Literature, Modern Languages, Psychology, Visual Arts

Faculty : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Agronomy, Applied Mathematics, Bioengineering, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Pharmacy

Research Division : Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour

Fields of study:Archaeology, History

Research Division : Arts and Communication

Fields of study:Performing Arts, Visual Arts

Research Division : Biomedical Research

Fields of study:Health Sciences

Research Division : Electronics, Optoelectronics and Telecommunications

Fields of study:Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Division : Marine and Environmental Research

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

Research Division : Marine Sciences

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

Research Division : Mediterranean Bioresources and Food

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences

Research Division : Spatial and Organizational Dynamics

Fields of study:Anthropology, Demography and Population, Geography (Human), Regional Studies, Sociology

School : Education and Communication

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Design, Educational Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Multimedia, Special Education, Sports, Teacher Training

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Food Technology, Mechanical Engineering

School : Health

Fields of study:Dietetics, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Radiology

More details:Faro

School : Management, Hospitality and Tourism

Fields of study:Accountancy, Hotel Management, Management, Marketing, Tourism

More details:Portimão, Faro

top Degrees

Diploma de técnico superior profissional

Fields of study:Accountancy, Computer Graphics, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Hygiene, Mechanical Engineering, Secretarial Studies, Tourism


Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Design, Dietetics, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Food Technology, Heritage Preservation, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Primary Education, Psychology, Radiology, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Tourism, Treatment Techniques, Visual Arts


Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Aquaculture, Archaeology, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Coastal Studies, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Engineering, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Finance, Fishery, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Gerontology, Health Administration, Heritage Preservation, History, Horticulture, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Landscape Architecture, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Neurosciences, Nursing, Occupational Health, Oncology, Pharmacy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Taxation, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Water Management, Water Science


Fields of study:Agriculture, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Coastal Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Psychology, Sociology, Soil Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism


Also Postgraduate Courses, 1-2 yrs; European Master

top Academic Periodicals


Dos Algarves: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal


Journal of Spatial and Organizational Dynamics

Promontória Monográfica

Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada

Tourism and Management Studies

Updated on 24-07-2020