THE UNIVERSITY OF THE AZORES IS THE ACADEMIC PARTNER OF THE CONFERENCE
The University of the Azores (UAc) is located in the Archipelago of the Azores, an autonomous region of Portugal. It is the only university located in the archipelago and its’ campi are spread through three different islands (São Miguel, Terceira and Faial). The University’s universal values, its’ geographic location in the Atlantic Ocean, between Europe and America, and the history of emigration and immigration of the archipelago, favor the establishment of many partnerships all over the world. The University of the Azores has cooperation agreements with almost 200 universities and research centers in 30 different countries, from America to Europe and Africa. Each year, the University sends and receives students for full undergraduation and graduation programs, joint degree programs, semesters, internships or short term visits, whether through the international student status or through mobility programs.
The Legal and Economic Studies Centre (CEJE) concerns the development of Legal and Economic Studies, promoting for this purpose the initiatives it considers most convenient constituting, in particular, study groups, doing research, editing publications, conducting courses postgraduate courses, conferences and seminars, as well as providing legal and economic services to public and private entities.
The Centre of Applied Economics Studies of the Atlantic (CEEAplA) was created in 2003. Its mission is to promote fundamental and applied scientific research, engaging projects in the areas of business and economics. CEEAplA in FCT's last evaluation was ranked as "Very Good".