The Institute of Social Sciences works in both campi of the University of Minho. In Gualtar campus it is located at the Building number 15, where the Presidency as well as the Departments of Communication Sciences, History and Sociology are based in. In the Azurém Campus, the Department of Geography is based in the first floor of the Building number 1.
General administrative and technical services are located at Building number 15 at the Gualtar Campus. The secretariat of the Department of Geography works at the Building number 1 at the Azurém campus.