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University of Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa), University of Lisbon

Address: Cidade Universitária, Alameda da Universidade, 1649-004 Lisboa, Portugal

Description University of Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa), University of Lisbon

  • Established: 1911
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Students age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English , Portuguese
  • Type of training : mixed .

The University of Lisbon is a leading institution of higher education, the largest university in the country. In 2013, the university was waiting for a merger with a technical university, as a result of the merger of the two educational institutions, today Universidade de Lisboa offers quality programs in humanitarian and technical areas. The main language of instruction is Portuguese, some programs are available in English.

Traditionally strong programs of the university are medicine, philology, social sciences. Lisbon University is a multidisciplinary institution with faculties:

  • Architecture
  • Fine Arts
  • Natural Sciences
  • Jurisprudence
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Philology
  • The medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Veterinary
  • Faculty of Human Motor
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Pedagogical Institute
  • Geography and land management
  • Agronomy
  • Social and political sciences
  • Economics and Management
  • Technics.

The University of Lisbon is a major research center, on its basis research is carried out in the field of robotics, plasma, nanotechnology, telecommunications and molar medicine.


  • QS World = 338
  • ARWU = 151-200 place
  • THE World = 501-600
  • CWTS = 124th
  • USNWR Global = 214.

Famous graduates

  • António Egas Moniz - Nobel Prize winner in psychology, neurosurgeon, developed a lobotomy method and a modern method of X-ray examination of cerebral vessels
  • Francisco Pessoa - poet and essayist, translator and literary critic
  • Soares, Mario - President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996
  • Sampaio, Jorge - President of Portugal from 1996 to 2006
  • Cavacu Silva, Anibal - President of Portugal from 2006 to 2016
  • Rebelo di Sosa, Marcelo - President of Portugal since 2016
  • Neto, Antonio Agostinho - President of Angola from 1975 to 1979
  • Pires, Pedro - President of Cape Verde from 2001 to 2011
  • Fonseca, Jorge Carlos - President of Cape Verde since 2011
  • Freitas do Amaral, Diogo - President of the UN General Assembly from 1995 to 1996.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa), University of Lisbon

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  • Language of instruction: Portuguese, English
  • Duration: 3-5 years
  • Age: 17+.

Popular destinations:

  • Fashion
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Exact sciences
  • Natural Sciences.

Master's degree

  • Language of instruction: Portuguese, English
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Age : 21+.

Popular destinations:

  • Architecture
  • Interior
  • Design
  • Urban planning.
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  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Age : 22+.

Popular destinations:

  • Urban planning
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Preservation and restoration of architecture
  • Conservation and restoration of rivers.

Equipment University of Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa), University of Lisbon

The educational institution is located in the central area of the city, the main building is located on the campus, where most of the educational institutions and the administration are located.

Equipment of the university:

  • Modern audiences
  • Computer center
  • Dining room
  • Natural History Museum
  • Botanical Garden
  • 19 hostels
  • 106 research centers and laboratories
  • Library
  • Sports complex.

Scholarships University of Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa), University of Lisbon

University students can apply for a university scholarship or foundation grant. The amount of payments is about 1900 euros per year.

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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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