Ranking  6243   36
Country Portugal
City Coimbra
Bachelor (citizens)1,166 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,915 USD/year.
Cost of living $404-737 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 90%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1979
Abbreviation IPC
Teachers 1,499
Students 14,999
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
Motto
O futuro construído hoje!
Accreditation
• Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
Affiliations
• Conselho Coordenador dos Institutos Superiores Politécnicos (CCISP)
• Pólo Universitário Transfronteiriço de Castilla y Leon e da Região Centro de Portugal
• PRIME (Professional Inter-University Management for Educational Network)
• European University Association (EUA)
• Associação de Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
• Associação Politécnica
• Exploratório Infante D. Henrique
• Associação Portuguesa de Gestão e Engenharia Industrial (APGEI)
• Associação Tecnopólo de Coimbra
• Conselho Empresarial do Centro
• Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN)
Rankings
World ranking6243
Country ranking36
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking6243
Cost of living in Coimbra
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 130 171
Food 139 249
Transportation 30 91
Communications and utilities 61 74
Clothing 23 90
Sports and leisure 20 63
Total404737
Accommodation in Coimbra USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre132
Shared room in city centre172
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre247
1 bedroom apartment in city centre344
Alternative title
Portuguese Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
Location on map
Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra (IPC) - public higher education institution in Portugal. IPC became active in 1979. The main building of the university proudly stands in Coimbra inside an urban campus. Many independent academic rankings put Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra in the top 40 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. The majority of IPC applicants successfully enrolls as there are about 90 seats per 100 applicants. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. As a state university, IPC provides scholarships to remarkable students.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra teaches more than 14 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1400 specialists. IPC has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Youtube.

Infrastructure of IPC. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra is a part of a few associations like - Conselho Coordenador dos Institutos Superiores Politécnicos (CCISP), Pólo Universitário Transfronteiriço de Castilla y Leon e da Região Centro de Portugal, PRIME (Professional Inter-University Management for Educational Network), European University Association (EUA), Associação de Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP), Associação Politécnica, Exploratório Infante D, Henrique, Associação Portuguesa de Gestão e Engenharia Industrial (APGEI), Associação Tecnopólo de Coimbra, Conselho Empresarial do Centro, Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN).
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