Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences
Institute of Social Sciences
University of Minho, Gualtar Campus
4710-057 Braga – Portugal
Secretariat/Science Management
Rafaela Ribeiro
Tel: +351 253 601 752
Dr. Rodrigo da Costa Dominguez
Tel: +351 253 609 656

Complementing the range of digital resources and social media platforms, CICS.NOVA.UMinho has institutional profiles on the social networks Instagram and Facebook. Through these means, the centre and its researchers are in constant interaction with society, carrying out the dissemination of its academic activities and the dissemination of its scientific contributions, fruit of the various investigations already carried out or still in progress. In addition, CICS.NOVA.UMinho has now, since July 2021, its own channel on the YouTube. The videos and digital material of our scientific activities, study groups, and the participation of our researchers in other media outlets are available there.

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How to get here?
Gualtar Campus
University Stress
GPS: [latitude: 41° 33′ 32.16” N   – longitude: 8° 23′ 54.06” W]
Braga – Portugal
Public Transportatiom
TUB (Braga Urban Transportation) offers several buses with access to the University of Minho – Campus de Gualtar (numbers 7, 24, 40, 41, 42, 43 e 66). The number 43 does the connection between the Railway Station → University. The timetables and other information can be consulted at  Transportes Urbanos de Braga
Air Plane: Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is the closest airport to Braga, in Oporto, at a distance of about 5o km. From the airport, besides the taxi service, you can use the subway line E (purple line: Airport – Estádio do Dragão) and exit in Campanhã, which gives direct access to the Railway Station, with the same name. From there, several trains leave with destination to Braga. From the Braga Railway Station to the University there is a direct bus connection (number 43).
Bus: In case you prefer to come by bus, you can see here the different buses that travel to Braga, according to the place of departure. There are several transport companies, like Rede Expressso and Transdev.
Train: The timetables and other information can be consulted at