University of Algarve was established on the 16th January 1979. It was formed by the union of two pre-existing institutions - the University of Algarve and the Polytechnic Institute of Faro. It has gained immense recognition over the years for the excellence of its research, the quality of its teaching and the close relations it establishes with society.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
This university is known to specialise in engineering and biotechnology and has 4 campuses - The Penha Campus, The Gambelas Campus, The Saúde Campus and The Portimão Campus. In addition to these factors, the university is also known for its infrastructural facilities This university also provides international students with the option for on-campus employment opportunities.
Accomplishments & Alumni
University of Algarve also has a very strong alumni network. It encourages cultural diversity by offering courses to students from across the globe. Students who graduate from this university create a strong image for themselves in whichever related field they wish to work in. Some of the known names include Luis Chicharo, Sofia Engrola among others.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Currently, the university caters to the academic demands of around 10,000 students. Thus, promoting a rich cultural diversity. This university is renowned across the globe for offering students the opportunity to explore various careers as they gain transferable skills.