The University of Algarve has been given the highest score in five indicators of research, technology transfer and internationalisation in the U-Multirank 2020 international ranking. Thanks to its work in the various areas of knowledge, the institution has contributed to the development of society through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

+5Research awards
7Research Units
+50Active Laboratories
+193National Projects
+24International Projects

UAlg has a total of 23 units that ensure the production of knowledge and the transfer of technology. You know our research units.

Aware of the Sustainable Development Goals, UAlg aims to be a local contribution to global development.

The research developed at UAlg goes far beyond the walls of academia, extending to the most varied spheres of society. Find out where UAlg is in the country and in the world and know the projects in progress.

UAlg's research has been accompanied by an effort to disseminate science and knowledge to the media. 

Get to know a set of reasons for choosing the Algarve not only as a tourist destination, but also as an academic destination, increasingly referenced.

"During my stay, I had the opportunity to meet several researchers with common research points. I have very good memories of an institution that made me feel at home, providing me with a highly rewarding experience. "

Núria Cristina


“At the University of Algarve, they were always very kind and hospitable. From the first day until the last moment I felt a huge organization. I had a great opportunity, in a wonderful space, which allowed me to contact other specialists in my field and to grow together. ”

Julia Godoy


"Here I met an extraordinary group of scientists with a very stimulating scientific environment that helps me to grow day after day".

Adriana Marcelo


"Investigation here is an area taken very seriously."

Nathália Brandolim Becker