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: English Studies, Continuing Education, Gerontology, Portuguese, Leisure Studies, American Studies, Classical Languages, Clinical Psychology, Technology Education, Community Health, Educational Technology, Landscape Architecture, Laboratory Techniques, Social and Community Services, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Archaeology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Earth Sciences, Public Relations, Multimedia, Translation and Interpretation, Forestry, Native Language Education, Agronomy, Educational Psychology, Zoology, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Geology, Veterinary Science, Advertising and Publicity, Development Studies, Agricultural Engineering, Health Administration, Special Education, Educational Administration, German, Science Education, Food Science, International Relations, Mathematics Education, Secondary Education, French, Preschool Education, Pedagogy, Foreign Languages Education, Biochemistry, Statistics, Journalism, Geography, Biological and Life Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Social Work, Information Sciences, Cultural Studies, Sports, Fine Arts, Environmental Studies, Modern Languages, Electronic Engineering, Communication Studies, Philosophy, Physical Education, Literature, Tourism, Biology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Nursing, Chemistry, Finance, Psychology, Information Technology, English, Management
- Admission details: Secondary school certificate