University of Porto (UP, Portugal)

The University of Porto (UP, Portugal) is currently one the most prestigious Higher Education Institutions of Europe and the biggest scientific institute in Portugal, responsible for 23% of Portuguese articles indexed each year in the ISI Web of Science. As to Erasmus Mundus, it is the coordinating institution of 8 "Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window / Action 2" projects and is a partner in 28 other projects.