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 International Affairs Office

As part of an on growing effort of internationalization, the School of Medicine of University of Minho has created the International Affairs Office (IAO). 
The IAO main goal is to support all the activities developed within the School’s existing international networks and stimulate new initiatives. 
The IAO works towards the development of an international learning environment where students, faculty and staff can experience the transformative benefits of global education and international work. 
The IAO is intended as space for dialogue and ​​exchange of intercultural information. 
IAO coordinator: Nuno Sousa 
IAO staff: Ana Salgueira and Elena Vanica

Available Services
Communication and Guidance Services for foreign students, faculty, researchers and staff 
• Prepare information packages (SRI) 
• Provide assistance on accommodation, language courses, health care, visa and registration in administrative services (SRI) 
• Organize orientation programs (SRI) 
Communication and Guidance Services for ECS/UM students, faculty, researchers and staff 
• Provide information on available international opportunities 
• Provide assistance to those in exchange programs 
Management Services 
• Identify partners for international cooperation activities 
• Negotiate bilateral agreements (SRI) 
• Manage international programs (SRI) 
• Manage exchange programs (SRI) 
• Manage credit transfers (SRI) 
• Manage faculty and student selection processes for exchange programs 
• Maintain reliable and updated records 
• Update the English Webpage ​

Mobility opportunities (IN) 
Are you a researcher, an undergraduate or a postgraduate student interested in an international experience?
In the School of Medicine you can find multiple alternatives for a study or research period abroad.
Get to know our Masters and PhD program:

                                   The Medi​​cal Degree
                                   The Master in Health Sciences
                                   PhD in Health Sciences
                                   PhD in Medicine

Get to Know our research Lab
If you are interested in a mobility period at our school, please fill this mobility form.
We will analise your preferences and try to find you a suitable experience.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us using the e-mail: