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1 University of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

2 Portugal in the world Vicer-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

3 The city of Porto in Portugal Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

4 The city of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 At the Douro river banks, Porto was born in the Middle Ages. It is one of the oldest cities of Europe and the second largest city of Portugal

5 The city of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

6 The city of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Also known as the city of bridges, it is famous the bridge Luís I, built between 1881 and 1886, by Teófilo Seyrig, partner of Gustave Eiffel

7 The city of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

8 The city of Porto Vicerrectorado de Cooperación Internacional Noviembre 2009 The famous port wine, whose name was borrowed from this emblematic city, was transported down Douro river in the traditional boats rabelos

9 The city of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

10 The city of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 In December 1996, UNESCO classified the city of Porto as Cultural Heritage of Humanity

11 The University of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 The University of Porto is the largest higher education and research institution of Portugal and one of the top 200 European universities. With origins dating back to the 18th century, is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Portugal.

12 Campuses of U.Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Campus I Campus II Campus III The University of Porto is composed of 3 campuses spread around the city of Porto, where our 14 faculties and 1 Business School are located.

13 Faculties of U.Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Campus I – City Centre Faculty of Architecture Faculty of Fine Arts Faculty of Law Faculty of Pharmacy Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar Campus II – Asprela Faculty of Dental Medicine Faculty of Economics Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences Faculty of Sport Campus III – Campo Alegre Faculty of Arts Faculty of Sciences EGP - University of Porto Business School

14 U.Portos Staff Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November academic staff (75% doctorates) 1.689non academic staff

15 U.Portos Students Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November Students st Cycle/Degree Students nd Cycle/Master Students 468 Specialization programmes students rd Cycle/Doctorate Students

16 U.Porto Mobility Students Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November U.Portos mobility students in in European institutions 154in Brazilian institutions 11in Latin American (without Brazil) institutions 8in North American institutions

17 Foreign students at U.Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November Foreign students in 2009 (8,3% of the total) 1.155On international mobility programmes 505in 1 st Cycle/Degrees 409 in 2 nd Cycle/Masters 283in 3 rd Cycle/Doctorates 126post-doctoral researchers 77different nationalities

18 Foreign students at U.Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Foreign students in 2009 by country of origin 333Africa 9Middle East 78Asia50 North America 21Central America 4Oceania 903Europe1080South America

19 U.Portos Courses Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November Training programmes 351 st Cycle/Degree (BSc) courses 18 Integrated Master (BSc + MSc) courses nd Cycle/Master (MSc) courses 493 rd Cycle/Doctorate (PhD) courses 400 Lifelong education courses

20 Science at U.Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 The biggest producer of science in Portugal indexed articles in the ISI Web of Science (2008) 21,4% of the articles produced in Portugal 13% average annual growth rate since 2005

21 Research at U.Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November Research units 31 units classified as Excellent or Very Good 13state associated laboratories

22 U.Porto at international rankings Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009: 1 (Portugal) (Europe) (World) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2009: 1 (Portugal) (Europe) (World) Webometrics 2009: 1 (Portugal) + 40 (Europe) (World)

23 U.Porto at international rankings Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 THE – QS World University Rankings 2009: 3 (Portugal) (World) The SCImago Institutions Ranking 2009: 2 (Portugal) (Europe) (World) International Professional Ranking of Higher Education Institutions 2009: 1 (Portugal) (Europe) (World)

24 Student associations Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Each faculty has its own student association. Besides, there are other associations specifically for foreign students: ESN – Erasmus Students Network Praça Gomes Teixeira Porto Portugal BRASUP – Brazilian Students at University of Porto Praça Gomes Teixeira Porto Portugal

25 Cost of living in Porto 1 litre of milk litre of water0.40 Bread Kg. rice coffee (espresso) meal (canteen) meal (restaurant) Bus/Underground 0,95 (1 trip) 11,75 (student monthly pass) Journals1,10 - 2,70 Cinema4.00 (students) Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Hall of Residences Private accommodation Meals Transport TOTAL Approximate costs (2009):

26 International Cooperation Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009

27 Programmes Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Programme or Initiative Identification / Agreement number Contracting organisationTitle of the project LLP - ERASMUS IC PT- ERASMUS-EUC-1 University of Porto Mobility LLP - Leonardo da Vinci ALV-LdV/PMT/07/PT/99University of Porto GTE - Training for Graduates in Europe LLP - ERASMUS IC PT- ERASMUS-EUC-1 University of Porto EUC - U.Porto Erasmus University Charter LLP - ERASMUS IC PT- ERASMUS-EUC-1 University of PortoMobility LLP - ERASMUS IC PT- ERASMUS-EUCX-1 University of PortoMobility LLP - Leonardo da Vinci 1-PT1-LEO University of Porto EuGraMo - Mobility of newly Graduates in European Enterprises

28 Programmes Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Programme or Initiative Identification / Agreement number Contracting organisationTitle of the project Erasmus Mundus - Master Courses /001 FRAME MUNB123 University of Granada Mundusfor - Master for Professionals in Training Erasmus Mundus - Master Courses PT-EMMCUniversity of Porto German Literature in the European Middle Ages Erasmus Mundus - Master Courses ES-EMMC Autonomous University of Madrid Euromaster on Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling Erasmus Mundus - ECW EM PT- ERAMUNDUS-ECW-L16 University of Porto LOT 16 - Euro Brazilian Windows Erasmus Mundus - ECW EM NL- ERAMUNDUS-ECW-L18 University of GroningenLOT 18 - Mexico Erasmus Mundus - ECW EM PT- ERAMUNDUS-ECW-L15 University of Porto LOT 15 - Euro Brazilian Windows II

29 Programmes Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Programme or Initiative Identification / Agreement number Contracting organisationTitle of the project Erasmus Mundus - ECW EM PT- ERAMUNDUS-ECW-L17 University of Porto LOT 17 - Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay Erasmus Mundus - ECW EM NL- ERAMUNDUS-ECW-L20 University of Groningen LOT 20 - Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador LLP - Erasmus Multilateral Projects LLP PL- ERASMUS-ECDSP European Academy for Sustainable Rural Development European Masters Programme for Rural Animators LLP - Intensive Programmes IP-PORTO University of Porto - Faculty of Architecture Cinemarchitecture LLP - Intensive Programmes IP-PORTO University of Porto - Faculty of Arts Shakespeare and European Culture: Texts and Images Across Borders

30 Programmes Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Programme or Initiative Identification / Agreement number Contracting organisationTitle of the project QEQ EQF-PRO - European Qualifications Framework Projects EUCEN / University of Porto EQF - Articulation between vocational and academic learning in University Education LEADHERP09/07 University of Porto / Uni. Eduardo Mondlane IAU LEADHER Pilot Project EDULINK EuropeAid/126851/D/ACT/ Multi University of Porto - Faculty of Medicine A NAME for Health ALFA III DCI- ALA/ /08/19189/ /ALFA III-29 University of Porto Alfa Observatory: Accompanying Measures TEMPUS IV TEMPUS-2008-DE- JPCR Université d'Auvergne Clermont 1 Modernisation et Developpement de cours Professionalisés

31 Organization and Contacts Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Vice-rectorProf. António Marques International Relations Office (SRI) Cooperation with Portuguese Speaking and Latin American Countries Office (SCPLLA) Director Dra. Cristina FerreiraDra. Elisabeth Ribeiro Addres Praça Gomes Teixeira Porto Portugal Telephone (+351) (+351) Fax (+351) Web

32 University of Porto Vice-rectorate of International Cooperation November 2009 Thank you!


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