The ERASMUS Students Association – UPT (ESA) is a branch of Portucalense University which aims to contribute to the promotion and development of contacts, cooperation, cultural integration/interaction and mutual understanding among mobile students and the entire student community of the university, in the spirit of students helping students.
The objectives will be pursued, namely, through:
- Organisation of a reception week for incoming students, in both semesters of each academic year;
Coordination of the ERASMUS Buddy programme, in partnership with the International Relations Office;
- Establishment of a bridge between foreign students and the other student bodies, with a view to a more rapid and pleasant integration;
- Promotion of Portuguese language workshops;
- Organisation of academic gatherings;
- Planning and monitoring tourist and cultural visits;
- Promotion of access to study material;
- Interaction with relevant external entities, such as ESN Porto;
- Collaboration with all the associative bodies of the University for the promotion and development of activities;
- Support and advice for outgoing students interested in carrying out the Erasmus+ international programme.