The University of Évora is one of the universities belonging to the Portuguese public higher education system. As such, its mission involves:

• The production of knowledge through scientific and artistic research, experimentation and technological and humanistic development;

• The socialization of knowledge, providing the traditional student population, as well as the working population, with academic qualification through undergraduate, master's and doctoral courses, ad hoc  training courses and informal training throughout life;

• The transmission of knowledge to the community, fostering innovation and business competitiveness, the modernization of public services, as well as the social and cultural development of the broader community.