The University of Minho (Universidade do Minho) is a public university in Portugal, divided in the following spaces:
- Largo do Paço (headquarters), in Braga
- Campus of Gualtar, in Braga
- Superior School of Nursing, in Braga
- Campus of Azurém, in Guimarães
The University of Minho, founded in 1973, is one of the then named "New Universities" that, at that time, deeply changed the landscape of higher education in Portugal.
Located in the region of Minho, known for its significant economic activity and by the youth of its population, the University of Minho is playing the role of development agent in the region.
With over 19,000 students (42% of which are postgraduate students) and with about 1300 professors and 600 employees, UM is one of the largest Portuguese universities.
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