University of Aveiro, Portugal

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Created in 1973, the University of Aveiro (UA) quickly became one of the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal. Now a public foundation under private law, it continues to develop and implement its mission to provide undergraduate and postgraduate education, to generate research and promote cooperation with society. Attended by about 13,700 students on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the UA has achieved a significant position amongst higher education institutions in Portugal, being one of the top universities regarding the quality of its infrastructures, the strength of its research and the excellence of its staff.

The UA is a highly regarded institution of research led education, constituted by university departments, research units, polytechnic schools, interface units, and a vocational education network. Its integrated structure permits the articulation and harmonisation of the teaching and research environments, and enables the construction of individual educational paths, from post-secondary technological specialisation programmes to doctoral degrees. Teaching activities are developed in a research-based environment, and throughout the academic year, dozens of national and international conferences are organised, generating a dynamic and multicultural atmosphere for students and staff.

Since 1998, UAVR integrates the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) [], a leading international cluster of research-intensive universities, with a collective emphasis on innovation, creativity, and societal impact driving the development of a knowledge-based economy. Each member institution shares a number of distinctive characteristics with a strong commitment to innovation and applied research, with close links to industry partners.


UA Coordinator

vasile staicuProf. Vasile Staicu

 Professor in Mathematics



Department of Mathematics, University of Aveiro
3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Phone: +351 234 370679
Fax: +351 234 370066
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CellPhone: +351 915433870


Study paths available at UA 



Individual study plans may also be taken into account, if appropriately motivated and fitted within the master curricular plan of the two local master courses, but they will have to be approved by the InterMaths Executive Committee.


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