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The University of Coimbra (UC), the oldest in Portugal and one of the oldest in the world, is also one of the best known and internationally celebrated, being a national landmark. With a history of more than seven centuries, presently UC has eight faculties, more than 40 research units and several other services that support the institution core activities – creation, critical analysis, transmission and diffusion of culture, science and technology. The university comprises three campuses, which accommodate more than 21000 students and 1500 teachers/researchers. Through research, teaching and services to community, UC contributes to the economic and social development, environmental protection, social justice and citizenship promotion and consolidation of knowledge-based sovereignty.

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The University of Coimbra (UC), the oldest in Portugal and one of the oldest in the world, is also one of the best known and internationally celebrated, being a national landmark. With a history of more than seven centuries, presently UC has eight faculties, more than 40 research units and several other services that support the institution core activities – creation, critical analysis, transmission and diffusion of culture, science and technology. The university comprises three campuses, which accommodate more than 21000 students and 1500 teachers/researchers. Through research, teaching and services to community, UC contributes to the economic and social development, environmental protection, social justice and citizenship promotion and consolidation of knowledge-based sovereignty.

University highlights

University of Coimbra is one of the top Public universities in Coimbra, Portugal. It is ranked #431 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #=385
  • 2013
    #=358
  • 2014
    #351
  • 2015
    #=367
  • 2016
    #451-460
  • 2018
    #401-410
  • 2019
    #=407
  • 2020
    #406
  • 2021
    #431

Ranking criteria

26.5
Overall
28.6
Academic Reputation
12.6
Employer Reputation
16
Faculty Student Ratio
37.1
Citations per Faculty
10
International Faculty Ratio
50.4
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
21,808

58%
42%

International students
4,294

62%
38%

Total faculty staff
1,498

93.36
1404.77

Total students
21,808

58%
42%

International students
4,294

62%
38%

Total faculty staff
1,498

1404.77
93.36
2021
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