Screening for COVID-19 at the University of Porto

Following the recommendations of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, the University of Porto will implement, from April 12, a COVID-19 screening program among students and staff, in anticipation of the in-person activities return set for April 19. Over the next few days, all members of the academic...

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Academic activities in the second semester of 2020/21

We reproduced the message sent by the Rector of the University of Porto to the academic community, regarding the academic activities in the second semester of the academic year 2020/2021. Dear Members of the Academic Community, The Council of Deans of the Faculties of the University of Porto have unanimously decided...

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Recommendations from the U.Porto COVID-19 Task Force

Decree no. 3-C/2021 of 22 January [text only avaiable in Portuguese], which stipulates the suspension of in-person academic and non-academic activities at higher education institutions, exempts exam periods already underway. Activities at U.Porto facilities have complied with all the current health regulations and have not posed an increased risk of...

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Examinations at the University of Porto

The University of Porto’s Council of Deans held a special meeting this morning in order to examine the terms of Decree no. 3-C/2021, of 22 January, [text only available in Portuguese] which amends the regulations of the state of emergency decreed by the President. After careful and considered analysis of...

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State of Emergency rules in effect on January 15

The decisions taken by the Council of Ministers on 13 january 2021 will not result in changes to academic activities or other activities in line with the University of Porto’s institutional mission, all of which may go ahead in accordance with the current legislation as well as the recommendations...

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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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