Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4971 of 14,131 In the World
#1261 of 2,785 In Europe
#25 of 95 In Portugal
#725 of 1,007 For Mining Engineering
#992 of 1,016 For Entrepreneurship
#3554 of 4,001 For Business
#3596 of 4,624 For Engineering
#3731 of 4,023 For Environmental Science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
4,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
ipcb.pt
Languages
Portuguese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment4,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
452
Citations
3,741

Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
134 / 1,990
Computer Science
101 / 1,134
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
78 / 558
Environmental Science
75 / 625
Business
72 / 1,004
Medicine
61 / 253
Chemistry
43 / 744
Biology
37 / 136
Mathematics
25 / 118
Management Information Systems
24 / 501
Computer Networking
24 / 417
Structural Engineering
24 / 579
Psychology
21 / 39
Physics
21 / 404
Materials Science
20 / 403
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
19 / 313
Sports / Exercise science
18 / 59
Art & Design
18 / 14
Geology
17 / 297
Demography
16 / 123
Geography and Cartography
16 / 43
Entrepreneurship
16 / 56
Physical Therapy
14 / 76
Sociology
14 / 57
Political Science
14 / 42
Project Management
13 / 93
Petrology and Geochemistry
13 / 240
Environmental Management
12 / 36
Education Majors
12 / 6
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 282
Economics
10 / 33
Urban and Regional planning
9 / 29
Automation and Control engineering
9 / 15
Human-Computer Interaction
8 / 14
Horticulture
8 / 16
Robotics
8 / 302
Construction Management
7 / 46
Geotechnical Engineering
7 / 20
Agricultural Science
7 / 15
Blockchain and Cryptography
7 / 41

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2001 8 0
2002 8 6
2003 11 8
2004 11 17
2005 6 12
2006 11 11
2007 12 18
2008 25 23
2009 23 44
2010 30 73
2011 16 95
2012 39 204
2013 36 216
2014 35 320
2015 35 319
2016 37 373
2017 17 449
2018 31 517
2019 51 564
2020 70 784
2021 48 932

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750$1,750
International students $1,750$1,750

Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Licenciado Accountancy, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business and Commerce, Civil Engineering, Civil Security, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Conducting, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Fashion Design, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Hotel Management, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, Laboratory Techniques, Management, Multimedia, Music, Musical Instruments, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Primary Education, Radiology, Secretarial Studies, Singing, Social Work, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Tourism, Veterinary Science
Mestre Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Fashion Design, Food Science, Furniture Design, Gerontology, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Interior Design, Management, Music, Music Education, Nursing, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Social Work, Software Engineering, Special Education, Sports, Textile Design

General info

Alternative names IPCB
Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
Founded 1979
Accreditation Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)
Motto Ao serviço do conhecimento e das pessoas
Providing knowledge and serving people
Colors blue, yellow
Academic structure School of Agriculture
School of Applied Arts
School of Education
School of Management
School of Health
School of Technology
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, 12
Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, 6000-084
Portugal
City population 56,000
Phone +351 (272) 339 600
Fax +351 (272) 339 601

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