New pandemic mitigation measures in Portugal

In light of the Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 92-A/2020 dated the 2nd of November [full text in Portuguese] and the statement released by the Office of the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education [full text in Portuguese], the U.Porto COVID-19 Task Force would like to...

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University of Porto situation update

The U.Porto task force for Covid-19 is in permanent contact with the national health authorities. We’re monitoring the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in our community. In the last few days we've registered a growing number of confirmed cases among the students of the University of Porto. The infection...

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Message from the Rector to the U.Porto students

We copy here the email sent today by the Rector to the studentsof the University of Porto, regarding the evaluation modalities to be implemented in this second semester of the academic year 2019/20. Dear Students, I hope you have had a few days of rest during the Easter holidays and that...

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Emergency Allowance for Students

The University of Porto created a new emergency grant to support students who are suffering from serious economic and social needs caused directly by the COVID-19 Pandemic, namely unemployment, illness or other situations of social fragility. The U.Porto’s COVID-19 Emergency Allowance consists of a single instalment of 350 euros to...

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Psychological Support Line for the University of Porto

At a time when a large part of the population is in social isolation, the University of Porto launches a telephone line for psychological support, available to all members of the academic community. Provided by a team of professional psychologists, this service is free (only the cost of the call...

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Recommendations to International Students

International students who are considering a possible return to their home country during the period in wich the University of Porto has suspended indefinitely all face-to-face teaching activities, should make his or her decision individually, in a thoughtful way, consulting their respective families. Nonetheless, when deciding, we ask that you...

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International students on mobility at U.Porto

The University of Porto has suspended all face-to-face academic activities, starting from 12th March 2020 until further notice. This suspension of activities also applies to all international students, including those including those under mobility programs. To overcome this period, the faculties of U.Porto are implementing distance learning solutions that involve...

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Residents in Felgueiras and Lousada should not attend U.Porto

Classes on campus have been suspended. More information available on the news release on March, 11 2020. Following the latest recommendations issued by the Directorate-General for Health no. C160_79_v1 of 03/08/2020, it is recommended to all students, teachers, researchers, technicians and other employees of the University of Porto who are living in...

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