University of Coimbra Rankings

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In the World#274 of 14178
In Europe#93 of 2794
In Portugal#2 of 96
In Coimbra#1 of 5
In Art#140 of 5,495

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Enrollment
24,301
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uc.pt
Languages
Portuguese

Publications & Citations

Publications
44,024
Citations
1,042,987

University of Coimbra majors

by publication count

Chemistry
5,960
Medicine
5,254
Computer science
5,141
Biology
4,612
Physics
3,057
Materials science
2,987
Psychology
2,433
Mathematics
2,262
Engineering
2,131
Environmental science
953
Political science
940
Geography
938
Art
832
Philosophy
790
Geology
695
Sociology
688
Business
597
Economics
500
History
219

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art1891,296
Engineering22246,390
Physics235173,835
Environmental science32525,321
Chemistry350147,684
Geography36710,638
Philosophy385879
Biology390211,763
Computer science39964,041
Mathematics43138,252
History449614
Materials science48954,373
Geology50510,760
Medicine507109,206
Psychology61034,676
Political science6112,705
Economics6259,735
Business6927,390
Sociology7983,345

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990115613
1991154587
1992139729
1993168757
1994223963
19952061222
19962491531
19972801823
19983271947
19993872767
20004453422
20014663965
20025744902
20036306801
20047277761
20057569938
200699912537
2007118116008
2008130719086
2009154624571
2010168029641
2011188538408
2012240750992
2013276865374
2014291674840
2015311686608
2016331290678
2017321091530
2018311989544
20193460101752
20202958111625

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; March-July)
Enrollment24,301
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio14:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$1,750$3,750
International students$8,750$3,750

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++
LicenciadoAnthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Engineering, Design, Economics, Educational Sciences, European Studies, Fine Arts, Geography (Human), Geology, Heritage Preservation, History, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Sciences, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Portuguese, Private Administration, Public Administration, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Sports, Tourism
MestreAccountancy, Adult Education, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Gerontology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, International Relations, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Law, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Military Science, Mining Engineering, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Museum Studies, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Neurology, Neurosciences, Occupational Health, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Primary Education, Private Administration, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Restoration of Works of Art, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social and Community Services, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Sports, Sports Medicine, Surveying and Mapping, Teacher Training, Tourism, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Water Management, Welfare and Protective Services
DoutorAnthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Geography (Human), Geology, Government, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Human Rights, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations, Labour and Industrial Relations, Landscape Architecture, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Portuguese, Psychology, Regional Planning, Safety Engineering, Social and Community Services, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Sports, Tourism, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Women's Studies

General info

Alternative namesUC
Universidade de Coimbra
Founded1290
WikipediaUniversity of Coimbra
AccreditationDireção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES); Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education
MottoInsignia Universitatis Conimbrigensis
To put a mark upon the whole Coimbra
Colorsgreen, black, white
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Sciences and Technology
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences
Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education
College of Arts
Institute for Interdisciplinary Research
Institute of Nuclear Sciences Applied to Health
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
Utrecht Network
Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image (AIBILI)
Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics (ADAI)

Location and Contacts

AddressPaço das Escolas
Coimbra, Coimbra, 3004-531
Portugal
City population143,000
Phone+351 (239) 859 810
Fax+351 (239) 825 841

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