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University of Lisbon

Location

Campus da Cidade Universitária, Lisbon Portugal

Ranking

# 260QS World University Rankings

About University of Lisbon

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious Portuguese university, and a major European university.

ULisboa has 18 Schools and over 100 research units, around 50,000 students, 4,000 lecturers, 2,500 non-academic staff and 400 degree courses. It is a major centre for teaching, research, innovation, sports, culture and art.

The inheritor of a seven century-old university tradition¸ ULisboa was created in July 2013, as a result of the merger of Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa.

ULisboa is deeply involved with Portuguese society and the Lisbon metropolitan area, accepting its responsibility to make the city of Lisbon one of the great European capitals of culture and science.

ULisboa welcomes every year more than 1,000 foreign students in search of high-quality education, and the culture, climate and hospitality that Lisbon and Portugal have to offer.

The quality of research, innovation and culture of the schools and research units at ULisboa attracts a growing number of international talents to create projects and research partnerships at the highest level.

ULisboa, a national and international leader, lives up to its motto: a University from Lisbon to the world.

About University of Lisbon

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious Portuguese university, and a major European university.

ULisboa has 18 Schools and over 100 research units, around 50,000 students, 4,000 lecturers, 2,500 non-academic staff and 400 degree courses. It is a major centre for teaching, research, innovation, sports, culture and art.

The inheritor of a seven century-old university tradition¸ ULisboa was created in July 2013, as a result of the merger of Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa.

ULisboa is deeply involved with Portuguese society and the Lisbon metropolitan area, accepting its responsibility to make the city of Lisbon one of the great European capitals of culture and science.

ULisboa welcomes every year more than 1,000 foreign students in search of high-quality education, and the culture, climate and hospitality that Lisbon and Portugal have to offer.

The quality of research, innovation and culture of the schools and research units at ULisboa attracts a growing number of international talents to create projects and research partnerships at the highest level.

ULisboa, a national and international leader, lives up to its motto: a University from Lisbon to the world.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

University of Lisbon is one of the top public universities in Lisbon, Portugal. It is ranked #260 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #551- 600
  • 2014
    #551-600
  • 2015
    #501-550
  • 2016
    #481-490
  • 2017
    #=330
  • 2018
    #=305
  • 2019
    #=355
  • 2020
    #338
  • 2021
    #357
  • 2022
    #=356
  • 2023
    #=335
  • 2024
    #=266
  • 2025
    #260

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