The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences is the school of the University of Porto that carries out teaching and research in the areas of Psychology and Education Sciences.
FPCEUP was created in 1980 and currently nearly 2000 students are attending our graduate programmes, integrated master, masters and doctoral programmes. Our graduates are employed both in the public and private sectors in fields as diverse as education, psychology, justice, health, central and local public administration, sociocultural development.
Internationalisation plays an important role at FPCEUP visible in the increasing number of projects, namely on gender studies (see for instance Amor, Medo e Poder) and research on violence, as well as partnerships with foreign institutions, and in the growing number of foreign students and of the exchange of academic staff and researchers through mobility programs.
With more than 30 years of history, FPCEUP looks towards the future committed to quality education and to the promotion of an institutional culture of research and social progress.
The Faculty for Social Wellbeing was established by the Council of the University in July 2012. The setting up of this Faculty has brought together a number of entities of the University which address different as-pects of ‘social wellbeing’. These were either existing departments, institutes or centres of the University, or were newly created with the establishment of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing.
The Peace Institute is a private, independent, non-profit research institution founded in 1991 by individuals who believed in peaceful conflict resolution, equality and respect for human rights standards. The Institute uses scientific research and advocacy activities aimed at creating and an preserving open society capable of critical thought and based on the principles of equality, responsibility, solidarity, human rights and the rule of law.
The Peace Institute develops interdisciplinary research, educational and awareness-raising activities in the areas of social science, humanities, anthropology and law, in five thematic fields: human rights and minorities, politics, media, gender and cultural policies.
Association for Nonviolent Communication is a non governmental, non profit and humanitarian organization. We have been working for 20 years in the field of violence prevention and intervention.
London Met is the highest ranked university in the UK founded in or after the year 2000, according to the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings published in 2017.