University of the Algarve Rankings

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In the World#1482 of 14178
In Europe#521 of 2794
In Portugal#11 of 96
In Faro#1 of 1

Quick Review

Enrollment
9,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ualg.pt
Languages
Portuguese

Publications & Citations

Publications
10,242
Citations
221,449

University of the Algarve majors

by publication count

Biology
2,921
Chemistry
1,136
Computer science
777
Geography
582
Environmental science
541
Psychology
494
Geology
477
Mathematics
437
Medicine
433
Business
351
Engineering
271
Physics
267
Materials science
237
Sociology
202
Political science
159
Art
144
Economics
135
Philosophy
106
History
27

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography4617,605
Geology48811,501
Environmental science54412,556
Biology64294,446
Art768159
Mathematics92110,806
Sociology10221,883
Business10263,353
Computer science103011,749
Chemistry107526,192
Philosophy111585
Physics11516,110
Psychology11578,828
Engineering11584,072
History117985
Economics12062,236
Political science1347480
Materials science19383,794
Medicine20673,259

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990751
1991138
1992961
19931340
19942180
19952299
199626138
199740193
199874249
199977335
2000109441
2001128729
20021641153
20031921623
20041852030
20052732927
20063073979
20073245000
20083895881
20093707533
20104228211
20115189973
201260511735
201362713423
201465215116
201565516629
201672117184
201779819041
201868518763
201973821817
202072525090

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to January and from February to July
Enrollment9,500
Full time employee750
Student:staff ratio13:1

Tuition

Local studetns965 (EUR)

University of the Algarve has 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+++
Diploma de Especialização TecnológicaAccountancy, Agronomy, Building Technologies, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Energy Engineering, Food Technology, Geography, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism
LicenciadoAgricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Coastal Studies, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Design, Dietetics, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Heritage Preservation, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Primary Education, Psychology, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sociology, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Treatment Techniques, Visual Arts
MestreAccountancy, Agricultural Business, Aquaculture, Archaeology, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Coastal Studies, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Fishery, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Fruit Production, Gerontology, Health Administration, Heritage Preservation, History, Horticulture, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Landscape Architecture, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Neurosciences, Nursing, Occupational Health, Oncology, Pharmacy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Taxation, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Water Management, Water Science
DoutorAgriculture, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Coastal Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Design, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Psychology, Sociology, Soil Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism

General info

Alternative namesUAlg
Universidade do Algarve
Founded1979
WikipediaUniversity of Algarve
AccreditationDireção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)
MottoEstudar Onde é Bom Viver
Study Where You Would Like to Live
Colorsblue, white
Academic structureFaculty of Science and Technology
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Faculty of Economics
School of Education and Communication
School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism
School of Health
Institute of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

AddressEstrada da Penha
Faro, Faro, 8005-139
Portugal
City population65,000
Phone+351 (289) 800 100
Fax+351 (289) 888 400

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