University of Aveiro


The University of Aveiro (UA) was founded in 1973 and is now established as one of the top teaching and research institutions of higher education in Portugal. UA is also internationally recognized by its high quality performance on a broad range of disciplines and intends to enhance its position as one of the European’s leading universities for advanced research and teaching.


Through pedagogic innovation, scientific and technological research and collaborative partnerships, the University is highly committed to promote transfer of knowledge and technology to society, contribute with talent, expertise and skills to the regional and national development and increase public awareness of science.


The University Campus is just 15 minutes’ walk from the historic city centre and boasts beautiful views over the Aveiro lagoon and a very impressive infrastructure. It comprises 42 buildings, including department and administrative buildings, conference halls, well-resourced laboratories, lecture and computer rooms, library, residence halls, bookshops, restaurants, cafes and bars, post office, bank, sports facilities and nursery, all designed by distinguished Portuguese modern architects. Our campus is an outstanding example of modern Portuguese architecture where students and staff can find a warm, friendly, stimulating, secure and supportive environment to work and become part of a lively and vibrant community of people coming from all over the world.


Meeting Facilities

The conference will take place in the ”Complexo Pedagógico” (Pedagogical, Scientific and Technological Complex, comprising two large Auditoriums for oral sessions, fitted with sound systems, data and video projection and a range of other AV and presentation equipment, marked as 23 in mapa-campus). Posters will be displayed place in the spacious hall of ”Complexo Pedagógico”.