University of the Azores: Statistics

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#2148 of 14,131 In the World
#712 of 2,785 In Europe
#14 of 95 In Portugal
#407 of 1,001 For Entomology
Top50% For 43 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
81%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uac.pt
Languages
Portuguese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate81%
Admissions RequirementsUniversity degree and professional experience, and individual interview
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - March; March-July)

We've calculated the 81% acceptance rate for University of the Azores 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 the Azores has published 4,823 scientific papers with 69,319 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Environmental Science, Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Ecology, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Paleontology, Chemistry, Medicine, and Engineering.

Publications
4,823
Citations
69,319

University of the Azores majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
3,472 / 61,125
Biology
3,307 / 59,824
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,895 / 32,987
Ecology
2,546 / 51,552
Geology
2,437 / 46,901
Geography and Cartography
2,174 / 33,476
Paleontology
1,734 / 35,120
Chemistry
1,729 / 34,650
Medicine
1,442 / 19,543
Engineering
1,405 / 22,245
Political Science
1,349 / 11,537
History
1,317 / 16,540
Archaeology
1,251 / 16,235
Oceanography
1,251 / 25,992
Sociology
1,230 / 14,208
Law
1,209 / 11,201
Physics
1,120 / 16,922
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
1,092 / 25,481
Philosophy
1,080 / 5,391
Genetics
1,027 / 20,684
Computer Science
1,026 / 12,431
Botany
1,008 / 18,312
Biochemistry
865 / 18,922
Business
720 / 7,601
Zoology
663 / 11,988
Psychology
661 / 5,295
Public Health
603 / 11,273
Economics
599 / 5,806
Demography
595 / 11,140
Mathematics
581 / 7,246
Organic Chemistry
554 / 11,964
Earth science and Geophysics
539 / 11,326
Quantum and Particle physics
468 / 4,842
Statistics
451 / 6,446
Materials Science
434 / 7,583
Petrology and Geochemistry
413 / 8,279
Environmental Management
404 / 7,322
Pathology
401 / 5,192
Linguistics
397 / 2,792
Art & Design
364 / 3,149

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 8 6
1991 2 8
1992 5 14
1993 5 10
1994 4 40
1995 16 40
1996 14 34
1997 9 27
1998 14 49
1999 32 92
2000 32 106
2001 46 135
2002 35 183
2003 53 263
2004 50 265
2005 56 396
2006 100 548
2007 104 700
2008 132 1059
2009 158 1239
2010 116 1396
2011 212 1694
2012 170 2182
2013 231 2736
2014 226 2966
2015 283 3936
2016 220 3659
2017 257 4320
2018 238 4622
2019 284 5582
2020 315 6992
2021 912 9737
2022 326 9581
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of the Azores 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

Currency: Euro (€)

The University of the Azores 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 the Azores.

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 No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes No
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 57)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    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 69)
    Occupations
    marine biologistpoliticianuniversity teacher
    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 Maritime Affairs.

University of the Azores faculties and divisions

Centre : Applied Economic Studies of the Atlantic Economics
Centre : Biodiversity and Genetic Resources Biological and Life Sciences, Genetics
Centre : Biotechnology Biotechnology
Centre : History History
Centre : Humanities Philosophy
Centre : Okeanos Marine Science and Oceanography
Centre : Social Sciences Social Sciences
Faculty : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science
Faculty : Economics and Management Business Administration, Economics, Law
Faculty : Science and Technology Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Social and Human Sciences Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Education, Ethics, History, Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
School : Health Health Sciences
School : Technologies Agricultural Business, Computer Science, Horticulture, Marine Science and Oceanography

General information

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

Location and contacts

Address Apartado 1422
Ponta Delgada, 9501-801
Portugal
City population 69,000

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