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Rector




 Rector


The Rector is the uninominal body who presides over and represents the University. The office is held on the basis of exclusivity. It is a four-year term, which may be renewed once. 

The Rector is assisted by Vice-Rectors, up to a maximum of four, and by Pro-Rectors, up to a maximum of five, selected and appointed by the Rector. Candidates to the office may be professors or researchers with a doctoral degree of the University of Minho or other universities or research institutions, either national or foreign.​