Universidade Portucalense – Infante D. Henrique

Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique is a cooperative higher education and scientific research establishment

Scientific Council

In accordance with article 21 of the Statutes of the Portucalense University, Official Journal of the Republic, 2nd series – No. 179 – September 15, 2009, announcement No. 6952/2009:

  1. The scientific council is made up of twenty-five elected representatives, from among all the career Professors and Researchers, and other full-time Professors and Researchers, with a contract of at least one year, who hold a Doctoral degree, whatever the nature of their link to the Institution.
  2. When the number of eligible members is less than the number established in the previous number, the council shall consist of all of them.
  3. The members of the scientific council shall be elected by their peers, pursuant to the law.
  4. The Rector, Vice-Rectors, the Chairman of the Pedagogical Council and the Departmental Directors, who are inherently part of this body, are ineligible for the position of President of the Scientific Council.
  5. The Council shall meet once a month during the academic year; the President may convene other meetings.


Ana Sílvia Abuquerque


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