Mafamude is a neighbourhood in the district of Vila Nova de Gaia. This is a historical neighbourhood that dates back to the medieval times. With many clothing stores, cafes and restaurants, you will find everything you need. If you are looking for a big shopping centre, with everything from international designer brands to make up, El Corte Inglês is the place to go. For traditional commerce and local products, there’s a weekly market where you will find fresh fruit and vegetables. Moving around is simple, the area is well connected to the rest of the city as it is part of Porto’s metro grid, allowing you to reach any part of the city in a quick easy way.
Workers and local families.
Museu Teixeira Lopes.
With how easy it is to reach the centre of Porto.
This is an urban centre with a lot of movement during the day.
Porto is a city with character. Studying in Porto is all about living and loving that work-hard, party-hard spirit. From the welcoming weeks (so-called Praxe) to celebrating graduation at the Queima das Fitas, student traditions embrace this.
Eat the best sandwich in the world - the Francesinha - try the famous local Port wine, and enjoy the student spots such as Ribeira and Piolho with your friends, or just meeting new people.
If you’re going to study here, we have apartments in Porto for Erasmus and other international students.