UNIVERSITY OF PORTO AND POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF PORTO
The Polytechnic Institute of Porto is a higher learning Portuguese institution composed of diverse polytechnic schools based in Porto. The Polytechnic started with two schools but, today, it is the largest polytechnic institute of Portugal. It developed as metropolitan institution with schools in Porto, Matosinhos, Póvoa de Varzim/Vila do Conde (Campus 2), Felgueiras and Vila Nova de Gaia. Porto Polytechnic was created in Porto in 1985 and its objective was to relaunch.
The University of Porto (Universidade do Porto) is a Portuguese public university located in Porto, and founded on 22 March 1911. It is the second largest Portuguese university by number of enrolled students, after the University of Lisbon, and has one of the most noted research outputs in Portugal.