The Faculty opened in 1980 and currently there are nearly 2000 students attending for their graduate, integrated master’s, postgraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Its graduates are employed in fields such as education, psychology, social justice socio-cultural development and health at central and local public administration, and in the private sector.
Additionally, FPCEUP provides continuing education programs that aim to respond to the requirements of professional, civic and cultural training that emerge in today’s society.
FPCEUP is also engaged in R&D activities, as well as providing services to the community through its research institutes and centers. Internationalization plays an important role at FPCEUP, not only due to the increasing number of projects and partnerships with foreign institutions, but also due to the increasing number of foreign students and the exchange ofacademic staff and researchers through mobility programs.
With more than 30 years of history, FPCEUP looks towards the future with a commitment to quality education and the promotion of an institutional culture of research and social progress.