Established in 1973, the University of Aveiro is regarded as one of the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal in a short period of time. Renowned for its Polytechnic courses, it is a research and development university offering a plethora of developmental research programs in the disciplines of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Robotics, Bioinformatics, Design, Business, and Industrial Engineering. The university has carried out ground-breaking research works and also provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, doctoral programs, and post-secondary vocational programs. Initially, the university offered programs in the university includes Environmental Engineering, Communication Technologies and Industrial Management which gradually became popular and the university started to provide degree courses in the field of Electronics and Telecommunication, Nano-sciences, Environmental and Marine Studies, etc. The university comprises of 15,000 students from all around the world along with experienced faculty members. The University of Aveiro comprises of 25 buildings equipped with modern architecture and state-of-the-art facilities. The university campus is situated in Santiago and comprises of a separate institute housing the departments of Administration and Accounting.