Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

To find a health centre where you can make an appointment with a general practitioner, please consult the SNS-Serviço Nacional de Saúde, and search for "cuidados de saúde primários"/ "Distrito":Porto"/ "Concelho": Porto.

Only citizens with a CED can be attended in these Units.

Examples of health centres (usually open between 8am and 8pm)

Paranhos - Rua do Vale Formoso, 466
Covelo - Rua Faria Guimarães, 915/931
Carvalhosa- Rua da Boavista, 627

The first time you go to the health centre, you will have to go through an administrative process of inserting your personal data in the platform,

Faculties of Dental Medicine

They offer consultations at affordable prices.

University of Porto

Rua Dr. Manuel Pereira da Silva, 4200-393 Porto

University Fernando Pessoa
Rua Carlos da Maia, 296, 4200-150 Porto

Psychological Support

The appointments with a UPT’s psychologist are free of charge and confidential. Scheduling is mandatory by email .You may get support on, among other matters, functional impairment, and psychological, emotional, or mental health issues.


The UPT canteen is open from Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 2.30pm. Lunch tickets can be purchased the day before or on the day of the visit. Every day the menu includes a meat dish, a fish dish and a vegetarian dish. The full meal, which costs approximately 5 euros, includes: soup, main course, dessert, bread, water or diluted juice. If you opt for just the main course + water or diluted juice you will pay around ¤3.

It is also possible to bring food from home and heat it in the microwaves available in the larger room of the canteen.

There are vending machines on floors 1 and 2, and a cafeteria on floor 2 where you can have soup, a sandwich and fruit, for example.

Copy Centre

Copies - Prints - Bookbinding - Stationery Store

It is located on Level 1, near the Academic Secretary.

Schedule: Monday to Friday: 9h30-13h| 14h-18h30


You can pre-order the printing of texts and notes for a course unit.


You should get help online by contacting the helpdesk team via  or scheduling a zoom meeting at

UPT’s student login will provide access to Wi-Fi, VPN, Moodle, Webmail, etc.  If you need internet access for email, perform bibliographic research, and social network applications (such as WhatsApp, FaceTime…), then you should use EDUROAM.  


You can park your car in UPT's car parks for 0.12€ per hour. To join this modality, you should go to office 314 (on the 3rd floor) to acquire the UPT parking card and get instructions on how to charge it.

Keeping Fit

Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Desporto

Across the street from the UPT building, 5 min. walk.


Opposite the S. João Hospital, 10 min. walk.

Escola de Ténis do Insti. Politécnico do Porto

Next to the Faculty of Engineering, 15 min. walk.

Keeping Fit

Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Desporto

Em frente ao prédio da UPT, 5 min. a pé.


Em frente ao Hospital de S. João, 10 min a pé.


Escola de Ténis do Insti. Politécnico do Porto

Ao lado da Faculdade de Engenharia, 15 min. a pé.

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