University ranking. University of Coimbra is one of the best universities in Portugal, taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country. University of Coimbra is among the oldest and the most prestigious universities of Portugal. University of Coimbra is among the top 5% of world universities It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is among the top 300 in the quality of education.
Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. It is worth mentioning that UC is characterized by a mild competition among the students, there are only 2 applicants per seat. The university shares the popular system in Portugal that divides the academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 8,074 USD per year. UC is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 8,074 USD per year of study. Also the university allows students to participate in scholarship programs, that can dramatically reduce the cost of their tuition. Among the programs applicants can also find their online equivalents and other online courses. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.uc.pt).
The composition of the university. University of Coimbra is among the largest universities that educates more then 21 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. Among the students every 5 is a foreigner. The academic staff includes more than 1500 teachers and professors. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Itunes, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram.
Infrastructure of UC. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered.
|Universidade de Coimbra|
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from 1,469 USD/year.
to 3,428 USD/year.
Doctorate (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from 3,428 USD/year.
to 6,856 USD/year.
Doctorate (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
|Living expenses||$404 -737 USD/month|
|Admission||Based on grades and examinations|
|Gender limitation||No limits|
• Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
• European University Association (EUA)
• Coimbra Group
• Utrecht Network
|Citations per Faculty||396|
|Ranking in world by sphere|
|Arts and Humanities||380|
|Engineering and Technology||276|
|Life Sciences and Medicine||362|
|Social Sciences and Management||363|
|UniPage World University Ranking||375|
|QS World University Rankings||367|
|ARWU Academic Ranking||401|
|Expenses - USD/Month||Min.||Med.|
|Communications and utilities||61||74|
|Sports and leisure||20||63|
|Accommodation in Coimbra||USD/Month|
|Shared room outside of centre||132|
|Shared room in city centre||172|
|1 bedroom apartment outside of centre||247|
|1 bedroom apartment in city centre||344|
|Spanish||Universidad de Coimbra|
|French||Université de Coimbra|
|Portuguese||Universidade de Coimbra|