Venue & Travel Info

University of Évora, Portugal

The Conference will take place at Colégio do Espírito Santo, a XVI century UNESCO World Heritage building right in the heart of the town of Évora. The city is very walking friendly and most hotels are located within a short distance from the venue.

The University of Évora was founded in 1559 by Cardinal D. Henrique, who handed it over to the Company of Jesus, and for two centuries it distinguished itself for its role in the education of the elites and the missionaries of the Kingdom.

Currently, the University of Évora offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in most scientific areas, with highly qualified teachers and researchers and several Research Centres regularly evaluated by international panels, associated with perennial values such as mutual respect, desire for knowledge, intellectual honesty and freedom of thought.

For more information about the University of Évora, please visit the website 

City of Évora

Évora is a Portuguese city in the south of the country, with 55000 inhabitants, and is the capital of Alentejo region. It is a museum-city, whose urban center was classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.

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Fom Lisbon to Évora

R. do Cardeal Rei 18, Évora

By train

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By car

The distance is about 130 km

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