Universidade do Minho

country rank  5
world rank  486

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University Overview

Established in 1973, Universidade do Minho (University of Minho) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Braga (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Guimarães. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade do Minho (UMinho) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade do Minho (UMinho) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 45 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Minho
Acronym UMinho
Founded 1973
Motto Universidade sem muros
University Without Walls
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Largo do Paço
Braga (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4704-553 Braga
Portugal
T +351 (253) 601 109
F +351 (253) 601 105
Other locations Guimarães

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Campus de Gualtar
Braga 4704-553
+351 (253) 604 110

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
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 do Minho'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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018