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The General Council is the highest collegial body in the university of governance and strategic decision-making. Its action is bounded to the fulfilment of the mission of the University and the pursuit of public interest. 

It is composed of twelve teacher and researcher representatives, four student representatives, a representative of non-teaching and non-research staff and six external personalities of recognised merit. The president is elected by absolute majority by its external members.​
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Members

President

Joana Marques Vidal


Professors and Researchers' Representatives

Tiago Filipe Silva Miranda
Luís Alfredo Martins do Amaral
Tiago José Quinteiros Lopes Henriques Silva
Ana João Gomes Rodrigues
Patrícia Espinheira Sá Maciel
Sandra Cristina Almeida Paiva
Maria Cláudia Gonçalves Cunha Pascoal
João Manuel Cardoso Rosas
Luís António Martins Santos
Delfina Rosa Rocha Gomes
Joana Rodrigues Arantes Silva
Paulo Alexandre Costa Araújo Sampaio


Students' Representatives

Rui Jorge Machado Oliveira
André Francisco Soares Carvalho Alves Teixeira
Ricardo Duarte Faria Lopes
Ana Margarida Silva Gonçalves


Non-teaching and Non-researcher Staff Representative

Victor Manuel Sousa Rego Duarte Soares

External members

Ángel Carracedo Álvarez
António Carlos Rodrigues
Joaquim Castro de Freitas
Manuela Vaz Soares
Marta Mestre


Specialised Commissions

Governance, Institutional and Financial Affairs Commission

Education, Research and Interaction with Society Commission

 

Documents


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Contacts

General Council
Universidade do Minho
Largo do Paço, 4704-553 Braga 
Tel.: (+351) 253 601 104