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A Student Health Service, acting essentially as a preventive ambulatory observation service, is available, free of charge (within the school social action system) to displaced students, of 1st and 2nd cycle, in both campi of the University. Appointments should be made in advance in the respective campi (Gualtar or Azurém) at the "Centro Médico" (Health Care Centre) in Gualtar, Braga - Tel.253601490, or at the "Gabinete Médico" (Health Care Office) in Azurém, Guimarães - Tel.253510626.
Students failing to attend the medical consultation without previous notice will be charged a fee of 2,50 €.

The Medical Support also includes consultations of gynecology specialty, currently available only in Gualtar Medical Center in Braga.

Exceptional and limited to availability on the calendar markings form, students
enrolled in courses of study leading to PhD can have query access to medical support at the price of 20.00€.

Birth control advice is also available both in Braga, at the "Instituto Português da Juventude" (Portuguese Institute for Youth), and in Guimarães, at the Health Centre in Amorosa.

The schedule of consultations, to practice during the school year is published for the students, through the usual means, and may be subject to change according to the availability of the service providers.

Psychological Attendance Consultations

The SASUM provide psychological follow-up consultations in Gualtar Medical Center and Azurém Medical Office.

The schedule of consultations, to practice during the school year, is published for the students, through the usual means, and may be subject to alteration according to the availability of the service providers.

It is possible for scholarship students to take advantage and be reimbursed of the psychological care, the percentage discount on payment of consultations is directly proportional to the value of the scholarship granted. The consultation price with reimburse oscillates between “free” and 14€.

Non-scholarship students have to make the payment of 20€.

Students who miss without notice to the psychological support will be charged a fee of 2.50€.

The appointment of medical consultation or psychological support may be made in the following ways:

In person at the desk in the Medical Center Gualtar in Braga and at the medical office in Azurém - Guimarães;

By phone
  • In Braga, through the number: 253601490
  • Guimaraes, through the number: 253 510626
By e-mail:
  • Consultations psychological support: psicologia@sas.uminho.pt
  • Consultations of medical support (Braga and Guimarães): enfermaria@sas.uminho.pt
It should always indicate where you want to query.


This valence provides nursing care to the entire academic community, particularly those arising from accidents, performing routine medical exams and general measures of health promotion such as vaccination, health education, nutrition and rehabilitation.

Medical Center Infirmaries, at the "Centro Médico" in the Gualtar Campus is open from Monday to Friday, from 9h00 to 19h00.

In Guimarães, the Nursing Office at the "Gabinete Médico", in the Sports Facilities of Azurém, is open from Monday to Friday, from 10h00 to 13h00 and from 14h00 to 18h00.

Acts of nursing practiced have no cost to the user, when carried out under accident arising in UMinho.

In case of emergency, if you need to call an ambulance, the police or the fire department, you should dial the emergency number 112.


In December 2008, two Parapharmacies were inaugurated, one in Gualtar Campus - Braga (adjacent to the medical centre) and one at Azurém Campus – Guimarães (ground floor of engineering building II).

In addition to the sale of products not subject to prescription, they are also provided other services in the area of nutrition and aesthetics.


Braga: Telefone/phone: ext: 604798 ou 253670110

Guimarães: Telefone/phone: ext: 253527072

Site: www.facebook.com/efeuminho
Electronic mail: pharmaumb@farmaciaalvim.com.pt

(Rev. Aug/2016)

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