Research Support Unit - UAIC

The Research Support Unit (UAIC) promotes and supports research and development activity and postgraduate training at the University of Algarve.


  • Promote interdisciplinarity;
  • Disseminate information about financing programs;
  • Support applications for R&D project financing programs;
  • Support the administrative and financial execution of R&D projects;
  • Promote partnerships with other national, European and international research centers;
  • Support knowledge transfer;
  • Combine the offer of postgraduate training with research activities;
  • Participate in the dissemination of R&D activity and results.



The Information and Statistics Division has as its main competence the dynamization of information on financing programs, as well as supporting the researcher in the submission of applications until the contracting of the project financing.

Support to Project Management

The Programs and Projects Division monitors the entire process of carrying out research projects, namely in supporting researchers, in contracting fellows, in applying the regulations of the funding programs and the rules established at the University of Algarve.





Scientific Research Support Unit University of Algarve Gambelas Campus, Building 2 - room 1.21B 8005-139 Faro Telephone: Extension: 302054 E-mail:

From monday to friday 

09h00 - 17H30