University of the Azores

Welcome guide Erasmus Students

2023 / 2024


The semester has started.
What do I need to know?

Follow the mobility procedures


Follow these steps

  1. Download your arrival certificate, digitally confirmed, at Inforestudante in your incoming application – Documents;
  2. Access Inforestudante and complete all the necessary steps. Check your student number;
  3. Pay for your student insurance (€3,25) at the Treasury service;
  4. Read the Student’s Handbook carefully, section “Arriving at the UAc”;
  5. Your timetable is available here. For further assistance regarding the timetables, please contact your Erasmus Coordinator at UAc.
  6. Erasmus Coordinators:

    School of Agrarian and Environmental Sciences

    Joaquim Moreira da Silva


    School of Sciences and Technology

    Maria João Trota 

    Mondays, from 2 pm to 3 pm

    (previous appointment by email required)

    School of Social Sciences and Humanities

    Helena Montenegro

    Thursdays, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm 

    (previous appointment by email required)

    School of Business and Economics

    Gualter Câmara 

    Tuesdays, from 9 am to 10h30 am

    (previous appointment by email required)

    School of Health

    Carmen Andrade

     Tuesdays, 2 pm to 4 pm

    (previous appointment by email required)

    School of Technologies and Administration

    Elisabete Freire


    IVAR Academy (Research Institute)

    José Pacheco


    IITAA (Research Institute)

    Célia Silva


    Okeanos Institute (Research Institute)                                 

    Ana Martins


Don't miss the deadlines!


Student card

Your student card is very important to enter the campus and the student residence.

In Ponta Delgada campus,  you can only buy your meals for the canteen and the laundry tickets for Laranjeiras’ Residence with your student card. 

Your student card will be delivered by the social services upon notification.

While waiting for your student card, you may request a provisional card at the social services –

Don’t forget to configure your card at the Micro-IO kiosk next to the canteen, using your student credentials, or directly at the Social Services. After that, meals can be also be purchased at: (Ponta Delgada campus students’ only).

See here how to configure your student card

Follow the steps below to activate the card through the kiosk located at the entrance to the canteen:

1 – Place your card in the kiosk card reader:

2- Associate your card, by answering yes to the question at the kiosk

3 – Insert your student number, as shown in the image below, and then click confirm:

4 – Finally insert your institutional password and click confirm:

5 – You can now top up the card and purchase the tickets for the cafeteria. If you’re staying at the university residence in Laranjeiras, you may also purchase tickets for the laundry service.

+351 296 650 169

Monday to Friday

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Monday to Thursday

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Monday to Friday

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Request by email
(24h in advance)

INTEGRUAc (University of the Azores' international students support association)

Welcoming Activities

February 19 – 25

Welcoming week – INTEGRUAc

March 13th

International snack – ERASMUS students

Are you looking for accomodation?

At our student residences?

144 rooms with private WC, in 4 buildings, plus one room for special needs students, a couple’s room and a multipurpose facility.

Each building has:

  • a study room and a TV room;
  • equipped kitchens with TV, stove, refrigerator, freezer and microwave oven.

Laundry facilities with washing and dryer machines.

Apply here.

Buy your laundry tickets online here or at the kiosk near the canteen.

46 rooms with private WC

  • a study room and a TV room;
  • kitchens with TV, stove, refrigerator, freezer and microwave oven.

Laundry facilities with washing and dryer machines.

Apply here.

4 family houses, with 3 rooms each.

Apply here

A room to rent?

Check Home2Study, 

a platform managed by the Student Board

+351 296 650 453

8.30 am – 12.30 pm
1.30 pm – 4.30 pm

Where can you eat?

Ponta Delgada


  • Central Cafeteria– 08h00 to 20h00, for all students



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  • 12.00 PM -02.00 PM
  • Dinner is served as take-away between 12.00 PM and 02.00 PM
  • You can acquire the canteen ticket online or at the MICRO-IO kiosk next to the canteen.
  • First, you must activate and top up your card at the kiosk. You will have to wait some time for your student card. Meanwhile, you may buy a temporary one (€5 refundable) at the Social Services.
Angra do Heroísmo


 08:00 AM – 6:00 PM


08:30 AM – 11:00 AM

12:00 PM – 3.00 PM

+351 296 650 427

8.30am – 12.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

Do you need...

a Medical appointment

Ponta Delgada

Wednesdays, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Angra do Heroísmo

Fortnightly, on Wednesday from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm


a Psychology appointment

Ponta Delgada
Tuesdays from 5:15 pm to 8:15 pm | 1st and 3rd weeks of the month

Tuesdays from 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm | 2nd and 4th weeks of the month

Angra do Heroísmo
Fortnightly, on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Appointments are free of charge,

but you must book it in advance here (choose Ação Social)

Medical Office

Ponta Delgada: next to Amphitheater VII

Angra do Heroísmo: at the Student board’s building 

+351 296 650 538

Outdoor spaces in Ponta Delgada campus’ have access to free WiFi

Set up your electronic devices to access eduroam WiFi

Check here for instructions.

You may install office 365 for students

Follow the instructions

Contacts at ICT Services

Ponta Delgada

  • +351 296 650 064


Angra do Heroísmo

  • +351 295 402 217



  • +351 292 200 405


Find out more about our platforms

At InforEstudante:

Check your study plan

Check your assessment results

Enroll in exams

Login with:

Use Moodle to:

Interact with faculty and colleagues

Check for and download information and didactic materials

Submit papers or exams

Login with:

Use the University of the Azores' institutional email:

Check your email here

To use this service, you must activate your account using your student email

Login with:

Do you need to use the library?

To study?

  • The library has limited seats. Get your seat number at the entrance counter
  • Do not take books from the bookshelves. Ask for an assistant

To take books home?

  • Submit your form at the student’s portal in advance indicating the books you need
  • Wait for information on when you can pick it up
  • Pick it up at the entrance counter

To return books?

  • Return it directly to the assistant at the entrance counter

Opening hours

Ponta Delgada

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm

Angra do Heroísmo

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Ponta Delgada
+351 296 650 439

Angra do Heroísmo
+351 295 402 200

Follow us online

Ponta Delgada Campus
Rua da Mãe de Deus
9500-321 Ponta Delgada

Angra do Heroísmo Campus
Rua Capitão João d’Ávila – Pico da Urze
9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo

Horta Campus
Rua Prof. Doutor Frederico Machado N.º 4
9901-862 Horta

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