The University of Minho (Universidade do Minho) is a public university in Portugal, divided in several campuses located in Braga and in Guamaraes.

The University of Minho, founded in 1973, is one of the then named "New Universities"  that, at that time, deeply changed the landscape of higher education in Portugal.

Located in the region of Minho, known for its significant economic activity and by the youth of its population, the University of Minho is playing the role of development agent in the region. With over 19,000 students, UM is one of the largest Portuguese universities.