The University of Minho is currently one of the most prestigious Portuguese higher education institutions and is gradually becoming more prominent internationally. Founded in 1973, it has three major centers. The campus of Gualtar, in Braga, and the campuses of Azurém and Couros, in Guimarães.
As recognition of its quality, the UMinho has risen, year after year, among the top universities in the world in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 (THE), i.e. a ranking of the top 150 universities under 50 years old. The University of Minho, is also a front runner in the renowned CWTS Leiden Ranking that measures quality and impact of scientific production worldwide.
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Today U.Porto is among the 150 best European universities in some of the most important international higher education rankings.
Combining quality education, focused on individual vocations and market needs, with the status of Portugal's largest scientific “cradle”.
UTAD was started with the strong purpose of boosting regional development, and it has adopted an active policy of cooperation with the various local and regional actors, which involves permanent intermediation between regional, national and international structures.