About Us

The mission of the Project Management Office of the University of Porto (UProj) is to provide services pertaining to fundraising and management of co-financed projects. The Project Management Office (UProj) bases its work around the administrative, economic and financial management of projects in which U.Porto is either the coordinating or partner entity. UProj provides support to professors, researchers, management bodies and other services of U.Porto.

The Project Management Office provides the following services:

  • Mapping and dissemination of funding opportunities
  • Assistance in the preparation of proposals
  • Contract signing and negotiation of funded projects
  • Management of revenue/expenditure of projects
  • Project closure and calculation of final project balances
  • Monitoring of audits
  • Calculation and distribution of overheads

The staff of the Project Management Office are based in the different Faculties/Autonomous Services of the University, as well as in the Rectorate - the central services. The staff are divided into four different units, in line with the different types of projects:

  • Innovation and Technological Development Projects Unit
  • Scientific Research Projects Unit
  • Structuring Projects Unit
  • International Projects Unit