U.PORTO is one of the largest higher education and research institutions in Portugal with around 31,700 students, 2,500 academics and researchers and 1,700 administrative staff. It has 14 Faculties, 1 Business School and 60 Research Units located in 3 campuses within Porto. U.PORTO is the 1st choice of around 24% of the PT applicants to the public Higher Education System and is also the leading producer of science in Portugal, responsible for 23% of the scientific articles produced in the country (annual growth rate of 14% since 2006). Its research labs’ contribution is crucial for the results of the scientific production, namely in the fields of health and life sciences; engineering/technology; natural sciences; agricultural and veterinarian sciences and education. U.PORTO provides a vast academic offer in all fields of study with more than 600 degrees at undergraduate, master and doctoral levels as well as professional training programmes.