Exchange: University of Porto

University of Porto  is located in Portugal’s second-largest city, the origins of the University of Porto (UP) date back to the 18th century, when it provided education in science, arts, and humanities, before gaining official university status in 1911. The U.Porto combines high-quality education focused on individual vocations and talents as well as market needs with the claim to being the greatest birthplace of science in Portugal. UP today comprises 14 faculties, 15 schools, including a business school, and 51 scientific research institutions spread across three campuses. It offers around 600 programs, from degrees to professional training courses.

Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available courses: Check here.

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but the host institution will assist in securing housing.

Specific Funding Available: to take advantage of the Erasmus+ scholarship, please apply on their online platform by their deadline.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email


Country(ies): Portugal
City: Porto
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Feb-Jul), Year-long (Sep-Jul)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English, Portuguese
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and Erasmus+


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates). Depending on the course selections, Portuguese language requirements B2 may be required.