The Sun Academic Inicitive is a programme designed to create a collaborative relationship between Sun and academic institutions. Through this programme, the U.Porto offers students and teachers of the institution a wide range of more than 250 online courses in areas related to ICT.
Is the University of Porto (U.PORTO) covered by this initiative?
Yes. The University of Porto has signed a cooperation protocol with SUN which provides, among others, the registration of U.PORTO in SAI.
Who can benefit from the Sun Academic Initiative?
The Sun Academic Initiative is aimed at teachers, students and staff of academic institutions.
What benefits are offered through SAI?
Through SAI, teachers, students and staff can obtain free and open access to certain online courses. The courses taught under this programme will familiarize students with Sun Microsystems technologies, and prepare them for a high level certification and provide them with professional skills in IT.
What courses are offered through SAI?
At the moment, the e-learning courses offered by SAI amount to about fifty. These courses are primarily in the areas of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT and in the Management area). A complete list of courses can be obtained at
Lista de cursos SAI.
How do I access the SAI courses?
To access the courses, you must validate in this portal and follow the instructions which will be automatically displayed below after validation.