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Welcome to Serviços de Ação Social da Universidade de Coimbra (SASUC) – Social Services of the University of Coimbra.
According to the Statutes of the University of Coimbra, SASUC are one of its units and central services, responsible for the development do social work within the UC framework.

University Rector

Superior governing body, under the terms defined in the Law and in the Statutes of the UC.

Council of Social Action

Higher Body of Social Action within the scope of the UC, defining and orienting the support to be granted to students. It is constituted by the Rector of the UC, who presides over it and has a casting vote; by the SASUC Administrator; and two representatives of the AAC, designated by the Administrator of SASUC, one of whom is a fellow student, both with a mandate of annual duration.

Management Board of Social Action Services

The Management Council is made up of the Rector of the UC, who presides over it, a Vice-Rector appointed by him and the Administrator of SASUC. Those responsible for SASUC services, representatives of students and staff of the Social Action Services of the University of Coimbra, and other persons whom the Rector may understand relevant, may also be invited to participate in the meetings of the Management Council, without voting rights for the work of the Council. It is the responsibility of the Management Council of SASUC to conduct, in accordance with the law, the administrative, patrimonial, financial and human resources management of the Social Welfare Services and to establish the fees and emoluments. The SASUC Management Council may, under the terms of the General Regulation of the Social Action Services of the University of Coimbra, delegate the competencies deemed necessary for management.