Ranking  3159   21
Country Portugal
City Castelo Branco
Bachelor (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)3,042 USD/year.
Master (citizens)3,042 USD/year.
Cost of living $426-806 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1980
Abbreviation IPCB
Teachers 599
Students 4,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Ao serviço do conhecimento e das pessoas
• Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
• European University Associations (EUA)
• Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU)
World ranking3159
Country ranking21
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking3159
Alternative title
Portuguese Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
old Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
Location on map
Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco (IPCB) - public higher education institution in Portugal. IPCBstarted accepting students in 1980. The university has an urban campus in Castelo Branco. Many independent academic rankings put Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco in the top 20 best universities in Portugal.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. After submitting the required documents more then (80 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to IPCB the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. IPCB has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 2,500 USD/year. A master’s degree of IPCB will cost a student a significant sum of 2,500 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. On the university’s official website (http://www.ipcb.pt) you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco is relatively small, teaching about 5000 students on average. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. About 599 teachers and professors are employed by IPCB. IPCB has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of IPCB. The university has a dedicated library. Students can apply for a dormitory. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the European University Associations (EUA), as well as the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) and WHISHES.
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