The majority of Department of Mathematics research activities is pursued through Research Centers. These include:

A small number of Department members is affiliated with other research centres or has no current affiliation.

Scientific areas

The department is organized into eight research/scientific areas:

In particular faculty positions open in one or more of these areas.


The department has currently about 80 faculty members, making it the largest mathematics department in Portugal.

Seminars, courses and workshopsCalendar

The Department research activities include work and research seminars and workshops grouped in several thematic series. The following series have been active recently (August 2021 — August 2023):

Other series are available in the seminar archive.


The best method to gauge the global publication output originating from researchers associated to the Department is to access MathSciNet for the institution with code P-TULT. Be aware that you might get some results from Instituto Superior Técnico but not from the Mathematics Department. The link requires a MathSciNet subscription.


The Department made available online Research Reports from 1993 to 2008.