University of the Azores: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2212 of 14,131 In the World
#697 of 2,785 In Europe
#12 of 95 In Portugal
#242 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uac.pt
Languages
Portuguese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate85%
Admissions RequirementsUniversity degree and professional experience, and individual interview
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - March; March-July)
Enrollment3,500
Full time employee350
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,716
Citations
52,816

University of the Azores majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
1,404 / 36,513
Biology
769 / 17,062
Ecology
751 / 21,852
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
503 / 6,938
Geography and Cartography
411 / 5,839
Geology
231 / 5,498
Demography
216 / 5,452
Medicine
209 / 1,954
Oceanography
206 / 5,073
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
187 / 4,363
Business
182 / 2,154
Chemistry
182 / 5,522
Zoology
132 / 2,646
Environmental Management
123 / 3,336
Botany
113 / 3,050
Economics
86 / 1,122
Sociology
85 / 559
Psychology
83 / 419
Computer Science
80 / 927
Engineering
80 / 733
Political Science
79 / 170
Earth science and Geophysics
75 / 1,858
Mathematics
72 / 2,174
Genetics
64 / 2,402
Petrology and Geochemistry
63 / 1,809
Hospitality and Hotel Management
61 / 487
Evolutionary Biology
50 / 1,050
Art & Design
48 / 78
Nutrition and Food Science
44 / 1,384
Environmental Chemistry
44 / 1,856
Marketing
44 / 1,259
Agricultural Science
40 / 604
Communications and Public Relations
35 / 218
Paleontology
33 / 694
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
32 / 1,154
Hydrology and Water resources management
32 / 1,199
Physics
31 / 432
Education Majors
27 / 256
Microbiology
27 / 1,007
Statistics
26 / 1,438

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 10
1992 1 25
1993 4 15
1994 3 59
1995 10 53
1996 10 46
1997 4 40
1998 13 74
1999 27 121
2000 26 142
2001 37 174
2002 23 233
2003 42 303
2004 44 298
2005 46 466
2006 65 615
2007 90 798
2008 106 1231
2009 127 1559
2010 93 1712
2011 146 2192
2012 146 2709
2013 197 3372
2014 211 3622
2015 244 4554
2016 190 4321
2017 210 4998
2018 202 5094
2019 240 6000
2020 262 7318
2021 444 9273

Tuition

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

The University of the Azores 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 Agriculture, Architecture, Biology, Civil Engineering, Civil Security, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Management, European Studies, Heritage Preservation, History, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Multimedia, Nursing, Pharmacy, Portuguese, Psychology, Public Relations, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Tourism, Veterinary Science, Western European Studies
Mestre Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Geology, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Hydraulic Engineering, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Regional Studies, Safety Engineering, Seismology, Social Policy, Sociology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science, Water Management
Doutor Agriculture, Biology, Business Administration, Cultural Studies, Economics, Geology, Heritage Preservation, History, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography

Notable alumni

  1. Duarte Freitas

    Duarte Freitas
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Duarte Nuno D'Ávila Martins de Freitas is a Portuguese politician and former member of the European Parliament for the Social Democratic Party–People's Party coalition; part of the European People's Party–European Democrats group. He became the leader of the Azorean Social Democratic Party (PSD/A), following the 2012 Regional Elections.

  2. Ricardo Serrão Santos

    Ricardo Serrão Santos
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    marine biologistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Ricardo da Piedade Abreu Serrão Santos is a Portuguese biologist and university lecturer, Vice Chancellor of the University of the Azores, a deputy to the European Parliament eighth term, and from 2019 to 2022 he was the Minister of the Sea.

General info

Alternative names UAc
Universidade dos Açores
Founded 1976
Accreditation Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES)
Motto Onde a Natureza Inspira seus Estudos!
Where Nature Inspires your Studies!
Colors purple, yellow, silver, blue
Academic structure Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
School of Health
School of Technology
Affiliations and memberships FCAA

Location and Contacts

Address Rua da Mãe de Deus
Ponta Delgada, Azores, 9500-321
Portugal
City population 69,000
Phone +351 (296) 650 000
Fax +351 (296) 650 005

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