Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon: Statistics

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#1314 of 14,131 In the World
#480 of 2,785 In Europe
#8 of 95 In Portugal
#4 of 27 In Lisbon
#124 of 1,004 For Marine Engineering
Top50% For 118 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
13,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.ipl.pt
Languages
Portuguese
Acceptance rate
51%*

* Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Enrollment13,000
Full time employee1,262
Student:staff ratio10:1

Research profile

Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon is a world-class research university with 14,544 scientific papers published and 254,414 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Biology, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Materials Science, and Organic Chemistry.

Publications
14,544
Citations
254,414

Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
10,132 / 185,824
Physics
9,598 / 182,573
Chemistry
7,491 / 150,562
Quantum and Particle physics
7,169 / 132,773
Environmental Science
6,235 / 114,833
Biology
6,125 / 117,390
Computer Science
5,996 / 92,775
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,149 / 76,609
Materials Science
5,043 / 103,308
Organic Chemistry
4,001 / 86,955
Mathematics
3,552 / 57,709
Geology
3,533 / 67,564
Geography and Cartography
3,223 / 60,427
Medicine
2,955 / 41,996
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,929 / 47,240
Business
2,877 / 42,417
Electrical Engineering
2,877 / 41,715
Philosophy
2,702 / 36,224
Biochemistry
2,666 / 57,254
Statistics
2,610 / 45,987
Optical Engineering
2,535 / 40,983
Ecology
2,406 / 46,882
Mechanical Engineering
1,981 / 34,776
Metallurgical Engineering
1,924 / 44,276
Genetics
1,868 / 37,751
Psychology
1,794 / 24,251
History
1,761 / 29,215
Political Science
1,747 / 21,767
Paleontology
1,736 / 31,281
Telecommunications
1,724 / 22,222
Archaeology
1,679 / 28,657
Management
1,638 / 23,351
Law
1,622 / 20,906
Economics
1,557 / 26,480
Structural Engineering
1,419 / 26,716
Physical chemistry
1,381 / 30,779
Machine Learning
1,322 / 26,337
Linguistics
1,321 / 19,052
Chemical Engineering
1,283 / 28,245
Computer Networking
1,247 / 16,496

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 74 177
1991 94 207
1992 84 263
1993 104 291
1994 114 411
1995 90 450
1996 152 619
1997 143 633
1998 147 743
1999 180 885
2000 152 1028
2001 183 1260
2002 196 1427
2003 229 1750
2004 276 2026
2005 333 2726
2006 395 3408
2007 416 4050
2008 460 4674
2009 454 5565
2010 457 6576
2011 604 7730
2012 725 8955
2013 796 10954
2014 693 12575
2015 673 14106
2016 653 15127
2017 695 16149
2018 714 17224
2019 818 19739
2020 878 23136
2021 1059 29424
2022 866 27258
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree €1,070
Master's Degree €1,500
Doctoral Degree €2,500

The currency used is Euro (€).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes No
Licenciado Accountancy, Acting, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Conducting, Dance, Dietetics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Finance, International Business, Jazz and Popular Music, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Management, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nutrition, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Primary Education, Public Health, Public Relations, Radiology, Social and Community Services, Social Work, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Visual Arts
Mestre Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Art Education, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Humanities and Social Science Education, Hygiene, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Physical Therapy, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Public Relations, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Special Education, Taxation, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Treatment Techniques

Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon alumni

  1. Nuno Lopes

    Nuno Lopes
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actordisc jockeystage actor
    Biography

    Nuno Miguel Pereira Lopes is a Portuguese actor and DJ. He's internationally known for his role in Saint George, the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, and most recently for his role at Netflix TV series, White Lines as Duarte "Boxer" Silva.

  2. Joana de Verona

    Joana de Verona
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1989-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    modelfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Joana de Verona is a Brazilian-Portuguese actress. She has appeared in more than forty films and series since 2001.

  3. Eunice Muñoz

    Eunice Muñoz
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1928-2022 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Eunice Muñoz, OSE, GCIH was a Portuguese actress, considered one of the best Portuguese actresses ever. She was born in Amareleja, Portugal. She studied at the Portuguese National Conservatory, nowadays the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema).

  4. Hana Sofia Lopes

    Hana Sofia Lopes
    Born in
    Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
    Years
    1990-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Hana Sofia Lopes is a Luxembourger-Portuguese actress born in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

All 10 notable alumni

Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon faculties and divisions

School : Accountancy and Business Accountancy, Administration, Management, Public Administration, Taxation
School : Communication and Media Studies Advertising and Publicity, Communication Studies, English, Journalism, Marketing, Multimedia, Public Administration, Radio and Television Broadcasting
School : Dance Dance
School : Education Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, English, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, French, Information Technology, Mathematics Education, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Portuguese, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Visual Arts
School : Engineering Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Telecommunications Engineering
School : Health Technology Anatomy, Cardiology, Dietetics, Hygiene, Medical Technology, Medicine, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Optical Technology, Orthopaedics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Pneumology, Public Health, Radiology
School : Music Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing
School : Theatre and Film Cinema and Television, Display and Stage Design, Film, Performing Arts, Theatre

General information

Alternative names IPL
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
Founded 1979
Accreditation Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)

Location and contacts

Address Estrada de Benfica, 529
Lisboa, 1549-020
Portugal
City population 546,000

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