Established in 1973, the University of Aveiro quickly became one of the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal, that continuously develops and implements its mission to provide undergraduate and postgraduate education, generate research, and promote cooperation with society. To study here is to be involved with a multicultural atmosphere and enjoy an amazing quality of life, beautiful white sandy beaches and unspoiled surroundings. By choosing the UA, you will be choosing a University that enhances your skills, increases knowledge, and values training through its wide range of programmes, while living a relaxed, safe and vibrant life. Attended by over 15,000 students, the UA has achieved a significant position amongst higher education institutions in Portugal and Europe, being among the top universities for the quality of its infrastructures, the strength of its research and the excellence of its staff. The University of Aveiro is a founding member of the ECIU University, an EU-funded European University that will create a completely new educational model on a European scale, bringing together learners, teachers, and researchers to cooperate with cities and businesses and solve real-life challenges.Learn more!