University of PortoUniversity of Porto, Portugal
The University of Porto, founded in 1911, is the second largest higher education and research institution in Portugal with around 32,500 students, 2,300 academics and researchers, and 1,500 administrative staff within its 14 Faculties, one Business School and 59 Research Units. U.PORTO is also a leading producer of science in Portugal, responsible for 24% of the scientific articles. Internationalisation is one of U.PORTO’s strategic pillars and objectives, allowing the development of existing collaborations, as well as the establishment of innovative cooperation activities through the creation of active links with institutions from all over the world. In recent years, U.PORTO has coordinated and been involved in several projects, namely within Erasmus+ and Erasmus Mundus, which represented a direct management by U.PORTO of roughly €36 million. U.PORTO has opened its doors to the world by consolidating its internationalisation process through the development of projects and initiatives with higher education institutions from nearly 150 countries.