Department of Mathematics

The University of Porto was founded in 1911 with the integration of several institutions of higher education in the city, some of which date back to the eighteenth century. It is presently the university with the largest number of students and one of the most prestigious in the country. There are mathematicians in several faculties, although the majority are members of the Faculty of Sciences, working in the Department of Mathematics.

The research activities in Mathematics are mostly done within the Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto, an institution founded in 1942 which received the rank of Excellent in the last evaluation conducted by the funding institution, the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.



Research and Events


  • Jeux de tableaux and crystals
    Olga Azenhas (CMUC)
    15h30m, Room 108, UP Math. Dept.
    December 12, 2017
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Defended Theses

  • Descent theory of (T,V)-categories: global-descent and étale-descent
      Pier Giorgio Basile (September 2017)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
  • Representations of generalized quivers
      Artur Duarte Ferreira de Araújo (June 2017)
      Peter Gothen
  • On semisimple Hopf actions
      Deividi Ricardo Pansera (June 2017)
      Christian Edgar Lomp
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