The University of Porto (Universidade do Porto) is a Portuguese public university located in Porto, and founded 22 March 1911. It is the largest Portuguese university by number of enrolled students and has one of the most noted research outputs in Portugal.
Faculty of Mathematical, Physics, Chemical, Historical and Natural Sciences (including the Engineering School)
Faculty of Medicine (including the Pharmaceutical School)
Faculty of Trade (never implemented)
The university results, essentially, from two higher education institutions created during the 19th century in Porto: the Politechnical Academy and the Medical-Surgical School. After the 1910 revolution in Portugal, starting the First Republic, the Universities of Lisbon and Porto were created. Initially, the University of Porto was composed of three faculties:
The inauguration of the University of Porto was in July 16, 1911, and as first rector, the mathematician Gomes Teixeira was chosen. At this time, the University became economically and scientifically independent, and the teaching autonomy was officially recognised. Currently, there are 14 Faculties and a postgrad business school at the University. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org