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Universidade de Porto

Welcome to the University of Porto

The University of Porto having been founded on 22nd March 1911, immediately after the Portuguese Republic was established. The roots of the institution, however, date back to 1762 when the Nautical Class was created for training students in Porto over the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, providing a response to the need for qualified staff in the fields of naval affairs, trade, industry and the arts.
Almost 29.000 students shared among the 14 faculties, have the possibilities to study in good conditions with the 30 libraries at their disposal, museums to feel the  atmosphere of history, three campuses which offer the students the obligatory open air to rest their  mind! In other words, all the modern facilities are present to make your stay as fruitful as possible.

Page updated on : 2015-12-04
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