Fernando Pessoa University

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Coordinates: 41°10′24.12″N 8°36′40.86″W / 41.1733667°N 8.6113500°W / 41.1733667; -8.6113500

Fernando Pessoa University
Universidade Fernando Pessoa
Universidade Fernando Pessoa logo.jpg
MottoNova Et Nove
TypePrivate university
RectorSalvato Trigo

Fernando Pessoa University (UFP; Portuguese: Universidade Fernando Pessoa) is a private university located in Porto and Ponte de Lima, Portugal. It was founded in 1996 and named after Fernando Pessoa, a famous Portuguese writer and poet.


1st Cycle Degrees[edit]


Fernando Pessoa University, Porto Campus
  • Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT)
    • Civil Engineering
    • Quality, Hygiene and Safety Engineering
    • Environmental and Health Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences (FCS)
    • Clinical Analysis and Public Health
    • Nutrition Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Physiotherapy
    • Speech Therapy
  • Faculty of Human and Social Sciences (FCHS)
    • Communication Sciences
    • Business Sciences
    • Political Science and International Relations
    • Cultural Studies
    • Criminology
    • Psychology
    • Information and Documentation Sciences
    • Social service
Integrated Master's Degrees[edit]

Ponte de Lima[edit]

  • Faculty of Health Sciences (FCS)
    • Nursing
    • Rehabilitation and Psychomotricity
  • Faculty of Human and Social Sciences (FCHS)
    • Business Management and Accounting

2nd Cycle Degrees[edit]

  • Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development
  • Specialized Laboratory Analyzes
  • Communication Sciences
  • Educational Sciences: Special Education
  • Business Sciences
  • Criminology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Physiotherapy
  • Clinical and Health Psychology
  • Psychology of Justice: Victims of Violence and Crime

3rd Cycle Degrees[edit]

  • Information Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Language Development and Disturbances
  • Ecology and Environmental Health

Investigation and development[edit]

The Fernando Pessoa University currently has 14 research centers, which makes it one of the most advanced private universities in Portugal in this field, being:

  • Bioengineering and Pharmacological Center (CBFC)
  • Center for Latin American Studies (CELA)
  • Center for Communication Studies (CEC)
  • Center for the Study of Minorities (CENMIN)
  • Center for Applied Anthropology Studies (CEAA)
  • Center for Trends in Hospitality and Tourism Studies (CETS-HT)
  • Center for Studies and Multimedia Resources (CEREM)
  • Center for Studies in Psychology (CEPSI)
  • Center for Studies on Computer Text and Cyberliterature (CETIC)
  • Center for Tax and Administration Studies (CETA)
  • Center for Modeling and Analysis of Environmental Systems (CEMAS)
  • Transdisciplinary Center for Consciousness Studies (CTEC)
  • Laboratory of Studies and Projects (LEP)
  • Facial Expression Laboratory of Emotion (FEELab)
  • Biomedical Systems and Sensors Group (SiSeBi)

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