The University of Porto (U.Porto) is one of the top 150 European Universities according to the most relevant international ranking systems, and this is mainly due to having the highest ranked students, a highly qualified scientific and teaching staff and a growing number of international students, teachers and researchers from its 14 faculties, one business school and around 50 research centres.
Being open to the community and business is the main trademark of the U.Porto, being an important driving force for economic, social, cultural and scientific development in Northern Portugal and in the country as a whole.
The U.Porto is the most international of Portugal’s universities. Counting with more than 5.000 international students from roughly 100 nationalities, internationalization is indeed one of U.Porto’s strategic pillars.
Since 2014, U.Porto participated in a total of 220 Erasmus+ projects, which represented in total more than 150 million Euros of funding (roughly 53 million Euros directly managed by U.Porto), enabling the U.Porto to integrate (and strengthen) networks of European and non-European organizations.