Rui Lobo is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture of FCTUC, where he teaches since 1994. He graduated in Architecture from the University of Coimbra in 1994, and obtained his Ph.D. in 2010, with the thesis "The University in the City. University Urbanism and Architecture in the Iberian Peninsula of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age". His research is about theory and history of architecture and urbanism, especially in the fields of university architecture and urbanism, history of Portuguese architecture and Jesuit architecture. He is also a researcher at CES-UC.He is currently the Vice-coordinator of the Doctoral Course in Architecture of FCTUC.