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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Events: advice to the U.Porto community

Due to the need to preserve the core activities of the University of Porto, and taking into account the degree of uncertainty regarding the evolution of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is discouraged the holding of public or mass gatherings events by the U.Porto or in its facilities. Small-scale events that...

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How to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

COVID-19 is transmitted by close contact with people infected by the virus, or contaminated surfaces and objects. This disease is transmitted through droplets released by the nose or mouth when we cough or sneeze, which can directly reach the mouth, nose and eyes of those close to us. Droplets can...

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Returning citizens from an area with active community transmission of the new coronavirus

These are the most recent recommendations (dated 27 February 2020) given by the Directorate-General of Health about COVID – 19. You can check the document here. Students, staff, and professors of the University of Porto who, under these recommendations, decide to stay at home, will not be penalized for any absence. “DGS...

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