University Bodies


Fernando Ramos


Ferrão Filipe

Vice-Rector for Education

Jorge Leite

Vice-Rector for Research

Ana Sílvia Albuquerque

Carla Santos Pereira

José Manuel Tedim

Strategic Council

    1. The Strategic Council is the University’s guiding body and, in articulation with the Institution, it is responsible for establishing the connection with the community and defining the University’s strategic guidelines.
    2. The Strategic Council is made up of an odd number of members, including
      • President of the EI Board of Directors
      • Heads of Departments;
        Up to seven external personalities co-opted by the remaining members, by simple majority;
      • The president of the Students’ Association;
      • The president of the Old Students’ Association.
    3. The President of the Strategic Council will be elected by its members, by simple majority, and will have a casting vote
    4. The Strategic Council will meet at least twice a year and the President may convene other meetings.
    5. The Strategic Council shall also elect the Vice Chair that will replace the Chair in his/her impediments.

Members of the Strategic Council

Rector – Fernando Ramos

Chairman of the Board of Directors – Armando Jorge Carvalho

President of the Students’ Association – Paulo Faria

President of the Alumni Association –  Isabel Bourbon

Director DTCP –  Isabel Freitas 

Director DD – Manuela Magalhães 

Director DPE – Alexandra Araújo Mendes

Director DCT –  Paulo Morais

Director DEG –  Shital Jayantilal

Director DAMG – Mariana Correia

Directors of Departments

Architecture and Multimedia Gallaecia

Ana Sílvia Albuquerque

Science and Technology

Paulo Morais


Maria Manuela Magalhães

Economics and Management

Ana Sílvia Albuquerque

Psychology and Education

Alexandra Araújo Mendes

Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Isabel Freitas

Directors of Research Units


Mariana Correia

Gallaecia Research Centre


Wladimir Brito

Legal Institute


Jorge Leite

Institute of Human Development Portucalense

Luís Pacheco

Research on Economics, Management and Information Technologies

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