The research at the Department of Mathematics is developed in currently areas of modern mathematics, ranging from applied fields – such as numerical analysis, computational mathematics, statistics or optimization – to more theoretical subjects, such as algebra, mathematical analysis or geometry. The scientific production of the researchers at the Department of Mathematics has received the highest classifications from the international evaluation committees held by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, the Portuguese funding agency for science and technology.
Mathematics is intrinsic of the scientific and technological progress,
especially in modern days. The Department of Mathematics of the
University of Coimbra is and will go on contributing to this progress.