Living in the UAc

At the UAc, we pay special attention to all our foreign students in order to guarantee a unique and rewarding experience.

In all three campi, the UAc offers you nice and modern facilities and supporting services ready to help you. The UAc provides you a welcoming and peaceful ambience along with a joyful academic spirit.

If you need accommodation, our Social Services are able to house up to 250 students in Ponta Delgada and up to 90 in Angra do Heroísmo. Our student residences are fully furnished and equipped, offering you comfort and safety at reasonable prices. Learn more about it here. If you wish to apply for accommodation in our student residences, please fill in here your accomodation request.


Student Residence - Ponta Delgada


Our cafeterias and snack bars provide quality meals at a low price. Take a look here.

Our libraries, spread through the three campi, are modern and equipped in order to answer your needs. They offer you individual and group study rooms, free Wi-Fi and several international data bases. Our librarians will provide you all the help you need. Learn more here.


Library - Ponta Delgada


You can also find study rooms, computer rooms, laboratories, and free Wi-Fi access across the three campi.

After study, make the most of your free time. Join one of our nine student musical groups. Meet  Grupo de Fados of the UAcTunídeos, Tuna com Elas, TAUA and Enf'In Tuna at Ponta Delgada, or TUSA, TAESEAH, Neptuna and Sons do mar at Angra do Heroísmo.

You are invited to participate in all cultural, recreational and sports activities organized by our Students Associations in Ponta Delgada ‒ AAUA and AEESEPD or in AECAH in Angra do Heroísmo, or to enjoy our sports facilities in Ponta Delgada, and practice handball, indoor soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton or tennis.

You´ll find plenty of interesting things to do with your free time both inside or outside the campi.

You may start by exploring the romantic garden in the University campus in Ponta Delgada.