The University of Algarve is a young state university located in the southeastern part of Portugal. It was established in 1979 and over the years the institution has acquired a sound international reputation. The University has witnessed significant growth in terms of its student population, modern facilities and the quality and diversity of programmes on offer.
The University’s student population is close to 10 000 and employs over 700 academics. It has three faculties and four schools, offering a range of quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a beautiful academic setting. It is an important centre for cultural, scientific and technological development, with strong regional, national and international ties, offering students the opportunity to explore various careers as they gain transferable skills.
The Penha Campus is situated in the centre of the city of Faro. There are three Schools:
School of Education and Communication;
School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism;