University of Aveiro: Statistics



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#730 of 14,131 In the World
#293 of 2,785 In Europe
#6 of 95 In Portugal
#1 of 2 In Aveiro
#30 of 1,466 For Toxicology
Top50% For 184 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-July)
Full time employee1,000
Student:staff ratio13:1

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for University of Aveiro based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Aveiro is a world-class research university with 48,834 scientific papers published and 925,287 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Materials Science, and Computer Science.


University of Aveiro majors

by publication & citation count

30,616 / 656,061
29,713 / 732,595
28,446 / 667,377
27,828 / 619,650
Environmental Science
24,601 / 521,397
Organic Chemistry
20,393 / 559,640
Quantum and Particle physics
19,830 / 445,252
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
18,746 / 252,408
Materials Science
18,727 / 460,072
Computer Science
17,802 / 252,687
14,543 / 327,915
13,424 / 256,563
13,348 / 364,154
12,224 / 287,772
Geography and Cartography
11,342 / 211,939
9,354 / 91,849
Metallurgical Engineering
9,174 / 243,181
Optical Engineering
8,863 / 186,000
8,728 / 213,900
8,667 / 187,462
8,438 / 124,057
Political Science
8,134 / 93,604
7,703 / 88,771
Electrical Engineering
7,397 / 133,764
Chemical Engineering
7,387 / 219,611
7,254 / 91,858
6,938 / 99,304
6,863 / 110,302
6,534 / 108,069
Physical chemistry
6,179 / 187,567
6,095 / 76,363
6,087 / 97,791
5,955 / 169,494
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,833 / 69,004
5,355 / 67,412
Environmental Chemistry
5,204 / 146,401
4,815 / 65,198
4,806 / 127,213
4,710 / 116,137
4,601 / 87,363

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 59 86
1992 64 134
1993 69 121
1994 81 165
1995 108 243
1996 123 355
1997 193 417
1998 203 556
1999 260 882
2000 335 1084
2001 419 1520
2002 690 2520
2003 677 3001
2004 772 4186
2005 867 5599
2006 1121 7611
2007 1121 9303
2008 1305 11581
2009 1419 14869
2010 1539 18686
2011 1772 23053
2012 2003 27338
2013 2306 33216
2014 2454 39528
2015 2483 43681
2016 2566 48620
2017 2608 52092
2018 2885 60170
2019 3148 70501
2020 3526 86521
2021 3846 106613
2022 3815 115484
2023 3527 119619
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Aveiro 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 €700
Master's Degree €870
Doctoral Degree €2,750

The currency used is Euro (€).

The University of Aveiro has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 University of Aveiro.

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 Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Licenciado Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Geology, Geophysics, Heritage Preservation, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Meteorology, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Physical Engineering, Physical Therapy, Primary Education, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Administration, Radiology, Secretarial Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Mestre Accountancy, Administration, Applied Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Cell Biology, Chinese, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, Geological Engineering, Geology, Gerontology, Heritage Preservation, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medical Technology, Meteorology, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Neurological Therapy, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Production Engineering, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Regional Planning, Science Education, Secondary Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation
Doutor Accountancy, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Design, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Education, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Geology, Gerontology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Meteorology, Modern Languages, Music, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Science Education, Social Policy, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation

Notable alumni

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University of Aveiro faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Biology Biology, Geology, Science Education
Department/Division : Chemistry Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Marine Engineering
Department/Division : Civil Engineering Civil Engineering
Department/Division : Communication and Art Communication Studies, Design, Information Technology, Multimedia, Music, Music Education
Department/Division : Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism Accountancy, Economics, Environmental Management, Industrial Management, Information Management, Management, Tourism
Department/Division : Education and Psychology Art Education, Clinical Psychology, Education, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Psychology, Science Education
Department/Division : Electronics, Telecommunications and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
Department/Division : Environment and Planning Ecology, Environmental Engineering, Geology
Department/Division : Geosciences Biology, Geological Engineering, Geology
Department/Division : Languages and Cultures Cultural Studies, International Business, Literature, Modern Languages, Publishing and Book Trade, Translation and Interpretation
Department/Division : Materials and Ceramic Engineering Ceramics and Glass Technology, Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology
Department/Division : Mathematics Applied Mathematics, Mathematics
Department/Division : Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Department/Division : Medical Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Department/Division : Physics Geophysics, Marine Science and Oceanography, Meteorology, Physical Engineering, Physics
Department/Division : Social, Political and Territorial Sciences Administration, Chinese, Government, Higher Education, Management, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Science Education, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Town Planning
Institute : Accounting and Administration Accountancy, Finance, Marketing, Public Administration
Research Division : Communication, Information and Digital Culture (CIC-DIGITAL) Communication Studies, Information Technology
Research Division : Didactic Research and Technology in Training of Trainers (CIDTFF) Educational Technology, Pedagogy
Research Division : Electronic and Computer Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA) Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Research Division : Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Marine Science and Oceanography
Research Division : Languages, Literatures and Cultures (CLLC) Cultural Studies, Modern Languages
Research Division : Mathematics and Applications (CIDMA) Applied Mathematics
Research Division : Mechanical and Automation Technology (TEMA) Electronics and Automation, Mechanical Engineering
Research Division : Organic Chemistry of Natural and Agrifood Products (QOPNA) Food Technology, Organic Chemistry
Research Division : Telecommunications (IT) Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
School : Design, Production Technology and Management Design, Industrial Management, Production Engineering
School : Health Sciences Gerontology, Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Speech Therapy and Audiology
School : Technology and Management Administration, Archiving, Business and Commerce, Documentation Techniques, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Public Administration

General information

Alternative names UA
Universidade de Aveiro
Founded 1973
Accreditation Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)
Motto Theoria, Poiesis, Praxis
Theory, Creativity, Practice
Colors pantone 375c green

Location and contacts

Address Campus Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro, 3810-193
City population 78,000

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