Address: University of Évora, Colégio do Espírito Santo, Largo dos Colegiais, 2 7000-803 Évora
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The University of Évora is organized in 5 organic units: Schools of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Social Sciences, Nursing and a Doctoral School - the Institute of Advanced Studies and Research (IIFA). The university offers 33 undergraduate and 41 postgraduate degrees.

Research and Development (R&D) covers several scientific areas through a network of 14 Research Units, all of them submitted to international evaluation and under the overall coordination of IIFA. The Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics of the Universidade de Évora (CEFAGE-UE), founded in 2006 in its application achieved the highest FCT grade: "Excellent". Research activities are managed on a multi-disciplinary and inter-departmental basis and on specific programmes and projects, in order to take advantage of the synergies and articulations between different areas.

Main R&D areas are: Agronomy and Biodiversity; Geophysics, Environment and Landscaping; Materials and Surface Science; Economics and Business Studies; Computer Sciences and Software Interoperability;

Social and Political Sciences, History, History of Art, Science and Cultures; Applied Mathematics; Education; Linguistics and Literature; Elderly Healthcare.

Most of the 250 running R&D projects are developed through national and international partnerships, and are funded by the 7th Framework Program, the European Social Fund, the National Science Foundation and by private sponsorship. Furthermore, the University established two Endowed Chairs in areas of excellence: Biodiversity and Renewable Energies, which are sponsored by the private sector.