Travelling to Porto

Porto city, known by the epithet “antique, highly noble, always loyal and Invicta” due to the courage, strength of character and determination of its people, tested in different times of history (discoveries and nineteenth-century civil war) is nowadays a dynamic, innovative and open city, where knowledge and creativity are found in several areas. From science to culture, arts and sports, from the warmth of its people to its architecture and natural resources, Porto became a world reference. Cultural and leisure facilities such as Casa da Música, the Coliseum, the City Park, Serralves – Museum of Contemporary Art and Park, and the architectonic set of Avenida dos Aliados are just some examples of the city's heritage.

Located on the west side of the city, in Foz do Douro, Universidade Católica do Porto was founded in 1978 and has, at the moment, eight academic units and eight research centres, providing a stimulating and multicultural academic environment, involving students and researchers from different regions and nationalities.

Visiting Porto

Porto rated Europe’s top destination on the rise by TripAdvisor

Porto - European Best Destination 2017