Universidade Portucalense – Infante D. Henrique

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

Scientific council

Under the terms of Article 21 of the Statutes of the Portucalense University, Portuguese official journal, Diário da República, 2nd series – No. 179 – September 15, 2009, announcement No. 6952/2009:
  1. The Scientific Council is composed of twenty-five elected representatives, from among all the career Professors and Researchers, and other full-time Professors and Researchers, with a contract of not less than one year, who hold a Doctoral Degree, regardless of the nature of their contract with the Institution.
  2. When the number of eligible persons is lower than that established in the previous number, the Council shall be composed of all of them.
  3. The members of the scientific council are elected by their peers, in accordance with the law.
  4. The Rector, the 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 Board will meet once a month during the academic year, but other meetings may be called by the President.


Ana Sílvia Abuquerque

Functions of the Scientific Council



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