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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State of Calamity declared in Portugal

The Portuguese Government has declared the "State of Calamity" for all the Portuguese territory, with effects from today, the 15th of October, onwards, and which has introduced new rules and contention measures of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these measures have a direct impact on the life and the activities...

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Home support for people in isolation for Covid-19

The University of Porto is launching a new project named "Home Support - COVID19". This project aims to support the academic community - students, researchers, or staff - who are in isolation or quarantine or at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of many volunteers, the University of...

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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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