Universidade de Coimbra

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world rank  325

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University Overview

Founded in 1290, Universidade de Coimbra (University of Coimbra) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Coimbra (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade de Coimbra (UC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Coimbra (UC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 729 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Portuguese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Coimbra
Acronym UC
Founded 1290
Motto Insignia Universitatis Conimbrigensis
To put a mark upon the whole Coimbra
Colours Green, black and white

University Location

Address Paço das Escolas
Coimbra (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3004-531 Coimbra
Portugal
T +351 (239) 859 810
F +351 (239) 825 841

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Academic Services of UC, Colégio de Santa Rita, Rua da Ilha
Coimbra 3004-531
+351 (239) 247 196
(239) 859 900

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade de Coimbra's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Year of first Accreditation

2015


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Utrecht Network
  • Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image (AIBILI)
  • Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics (ADAI)

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