The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences is the school of the University of Porto that carries out teaching and research in the areas of Psychology and Education Sciences.
FPCEUP was created in 1980 and currently nearly 2000 students are attending our graduate programmes, integrated master, masters and doctoral programmes. Our graduates are employed both in the public and private sectors in fields as diverse as education, psychology, justice, health, central and local public administration, sociocultural development.
FPCEUP is committed to providing services to the community. The faculty supplies counselling and therapy in psychology, consulting services, training, life long learning and other services in education and family, aiming to respond to the professional, civic and cultural needs of today’s society.
Our Faculty is engaged in R&D activities. FPCEUP has two research centres, funded by the national research agency (FCT), and several laboratories and research structures (observatories, resources centres).
Internationalisation plays an important role at FPCEUP visible in the increasing number of projects and partnerships with foreign institutions, and in the growing number of foreign students and of the exchange of academic staff and researchers through mobility programs.
With more than 30 years of history, FPCEUP looks towards the future committed to quality education and to the promotion of an institutional culture of research and social progress.