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 Event Venues

​The University of Minho, in Northern Portugal, plays a central role in the region as an important national reference and an institution recognized in the European panorama and worldwide. Since its foundation, the University has been spread over two cities – therefore, based on two major hubs –, namely Braga and Guimarães. It should be noted that Braga is the third largest Portuguese city, born of the ancient Roman city of Bracara Augusta and that Guimarães was classified Cultural Heritage by UNESCO, and is also known to be the cradle of the nation; The infrastructure and facilities of the University are quite diverse. It has several emblematic buildings, relevant to the history of the city of Braga and located in the urban centre, as it is the case of the Largo do Paço building (former Archiepiscopal Palace), the Congregados building and Nogueira da Silva Museum. In the three Campi – Gualtar Campus, in Braga, Azurém and Couros Campi, in Guimarães –, the University stands out for having reference modern infrastructures and for being open to the community and to the world as a multicultural and multilingual space.

Considering the diversity and the quality of the built heritage of the University of Minho and the increasing demand on the part of external entities for the implementation of initiatives, this publication intends to be a summary of all the facilities and venues available for a wide range of events. For each venue, you will find a list of the major characteristics, the basic equipment and the types of events that it can accommodate.​

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