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By on September 9, 2016




Name of university

University of Azores

Name of department

Department of Agriculture

Rua Capitao Joao de Avila
9700 851 Angra do Heroismo

+351 964 419 988

Official Focal Point
Tomaz Ponce Dentinho

Alternate Focal Point
António Felix Rodrigues

Authority approving the partnership
Professor Alfredo Borba



The University of Azores has three campus. One in the Island of São Miguel with 2200 Students and 200 lecturers specialised in humanities, sciences and economics; another one in Terceira Island with 800 students and 60 lecturers and reserchers in the fields of agriculture, environment and health, and a third one in the Island on Faial with 60 researchers specialized in marine sciences. In the Camps of Angra there is a Master on Nature Conservation and Management and a PhD on Interdisciplinary Landscape Management that responds to issues related to urban and regional sustainable development.
Potential Collaboration Opportunities
New Hub: Gentrification.
Areas of Expertise related to UN-Habitat
  • Youth
  • Water
  • Social Inclusion
  • Slum Upgrading
  • Sanitation
  • Safety
  • Resilience
  • Reconstruction
  • Planning and Design
  • Mobility
  • Legislation
  • Land
  • Information and Monitoring
  • Housing
  • Governance
  • Gender
  • Evaluation
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Economy
  • Climate Change
  • Capacity Development
Suggested Collaboration Opportunities

Promote the participation of postgraduate students in the b-learning Master on Nature Conservation and Management and on the PhD on Interdisciplinary Landscape Management. Master and PhD thesis should focus real issues and supervision and networking through regional science association International www.regionalscience.org based in Terceira Island can promote effective synergies between global partners helping and learning from the solutions of local problems.