Victor Freitas is graduated in Chemistry from the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto (FCUP) in the year 1989.
In the year of 1995, he obtained his PhD in Biological and Medical Sciences in the University of Bordeaux II (France), specialization in Oenology.
After his PhD, he returned to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (DQB) of FCUP where he has been developing his teaching and research activities. He is currently Full Professor in the University of Porto and member of the REQUIMTE-LAQV Research Centre where he has been developing an independent area of research involving polyphenol compounds.
He is President of the “Groupe Polyphénols” society since July 2016 (http://www.groupepolyphenols.com).