Founded 1973 as Polytechnic, and admitted first students 1975. Became Instituto Universitario 1979 and acquired present status and title 1986. A State Institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
- Graduate Studies Course/ProgrammeFields of study: Advertising and Publicity, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, American Studies, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Documentation Techniques, Earth Sciences, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, French, Geography, Geology, German, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Leisure Studies, Literature, Management, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Native Language Education, Nursing, Oenology, Optics, Optometry, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Portuguese, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Relations, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social and Community Services, Social Work, Special Education, Sports, Statistics, Technology Education, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science, Zoology
- Academic year: October to June (October-January, March-June)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate