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34Study offices

Summer Time


From 23-08-2021 to 02-10-2021


Gambelas: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and closed on Saturday.

Penha: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and closed on Saturday.


Portimão: closed from 02 to 31-08-2021.


From 09/01 to 10/01 

Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.


Everything you need to know about the Library.

The home loan of books is one of the services provided by the Library to the entire academic community. Here you can also renew your loans.

The Library pays special attention to the training of users, promoting throughout the year general training activities on services and resources, databases, bibliographic managers, deposit of scientific production and plagiarism, among others.

Access information through B-On, databases, the UAlg repository and recommended links, such as: libraries, catalogs, dictionaries, encyclopedias and glossaries, newspapers, thematic links, maps and letters, standards, patents, statistics, legislation, free access and rcaap.

The institutional repository of the University of Algarve brings together the set of scientific publications produced by professors, researchers and students (theses and dissertations) at the University of Algarve and aims to ensure the preservation, visibility and easy access to the University's scientific production.