The University of Évora is a public institution of higher education whose origins date back to 1559. After being closed in the 18th century, it reopened in 1979. At present time, it is organized in departments that are grouped in schools related to specific domains, such as: Arts, Social Sciences, Science and Technology and Health. Research and Development (R&D) is organized in areas through a network of 14 Research Units all of them submitted to international evaluation and under global coordination of Institute for Research and Advanced Education. Main R&D areas: Agronomy and Biodiversity; Geophysics, Environment and Landscaping; Materials and Surface Science; Economics and Management; Computer Sciences and Software Interoperability; Social & Political Sciences, History, History of Art, Science and Culture Applied Mathematics; Education; Literature; Elderly Healthcare. Participates in LLP projects (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, etc.), Erasmus + and Erasmus Mundus, actions 1 and 2: EUMAINE, PHOENIX, TPTI, ArchMat, EMMA-WEST, EMMA-EAST, FUSION, LEADER and gLINK. The Mobility and International Relations Office of the University of Évora coordinates at the present time 2 consortia of Portuguese universities under the Erasmus+ Key-Action 1 for practices/placements.