top General Information


Street:Apartado 1422

City:Ponta Delgada

Post Code:9501-801


Other Sites

Also Campuses in Angra do Heroísmo and Horta; Seminário Internacional de Estudos Nemesianos

Institution Funding



Founded 1976 as College, became University 1980. An autonomous State Institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Culture

Academic Year

October to July (October-March; March-July)

Admission Requirements

University degree and professional experience, and individual interview



Accrediting Agency

Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : João Luís Roque Baptista Gaspar

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Ana Teresa da Conceição Silva Alves

Job title:Vice-rector for Academic Affairs

Senior Administrative Officer : Maria da Graça Câmara Batista

Job title:Vice-rector for Administrative Affairs

International Relations Officer : Susana da Conceição Miranda Silva Mira Leal

Job title:Vice-rector for Communication, External Relations and Internationalization

top Divisions

Centre : Applied Economic Studies of the Atlantic

Fields of study:Economics

More details:CEEAplA

Centre : Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Genetics

More details:CIBIO

Centre : Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology

More details:Azorean (CBA-Azores)

Centre : History

Fields of study:History

More details:Aquém e d'Além Mar (CHAM)

Centre : Humanities

Fields of study:Philosophy

More details:CEHu

Centre : Okeanos

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

Centre : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Social Sciences

More details:Interdisciplinary (CICS.NOVA.UAc)

Faculty : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Fields of study:Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science

More details:Angra do Heroísmo

Faculty : Economics and Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics, Law

More details:Ponta Delgada

Faculty : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

Faculty : Social and Human Sciences

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Education, Ethics, History, Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

More details:Ponta Delgada

Group : Azorean Biodiversity

More details:GBA-cE3c

Research Division : Agricultural and Environmental Technologies

Research Division : Volcanology and Risk Assessment

More details:IVAR

School : Health

Fields of study:Health Sciences

School : Technologies

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Computer Science, Horticulture, Marine Science and Oceanography

top Degrees


Fields of study:Agriculture, Architecture, Biology, Civil Engineering, Civil Security, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Management, European Studies, Heritage Preservation, History, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Multimedia, Nursing, Pharmacy, Portuguese, Psychology, Public Relations, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Tourism, Veterinary Science, Western European Studies


Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Geology, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Hydraulic Engineering, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Regional Studies, Safety Engineering, Seismology, Social Policy, Sociology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science, Water Management


Fields of study:Agriculture, Biology, Business Administration, Cultural Studies, Economics, Geology, Heritage Preservation, History, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography


Also Postgraduate Courses

top Academic Periodicals


Arquipélago (Human Sciences, Natural Sciences)

Updated on 03-12-2019