The University of Évora

4.3 out of 5 (24 ratings / 21 reviews) Évora, Portugal
Our students come from all over Portugal and from foreign countries. In the University of Évora they find a rare and precious combination of high quality teaching, advanced research and a favourable business/industrial context.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

The University of Évora was founded in 1559 and for two centuries it distinguished itself for its role in the education of the elites and the missionaries of the Kingdom. Restored as a public University in 1973, it has aimed at meeting the new requirements of society.

Education

It is specially oriented toward the education of human resources who want to achieve a higher position by merit and good service to the community. The University of Évora has established itself through the high quality of its teaching, associated with perennial values such as mutual respect, desire for knowledge, intellectual honesty and freedom of thought.

Research

We are currently a modern University, with quality Research Centres, evaluated by international panels of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), with highly qualified teachers, integrating international networks and mobility programs that provide its students and professors with opportunities to contact other countries. We have a strong relationship with businesses and industries, always trying that the produced knowledge does not become confined to our historical walls.

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
1254 -129
2020
1125 -59
2019
1066
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
801
2019
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

Any student at the University of Evora can make use of the Social Services in the following areas:

  • Accommodation;
  • Meals;
  • Medical services;
  • Scholarships.

Housing services

The university’s Social Services provide 528 beds in 7 halls of residence all over the city within easy and fast access to the university buildings. At present, the farthest residence is about 30 minutes away on foot.

Medical services

The University of Évora provides general medical care. It also provides medical exams and assistance in sports activities.

Student Life

Campus life

Blended in with the city, the campus is comprised of buildings with a high patrimonial value from different historical periods. The following buildings deserve special attention:

  • Espirito Santo College
  • Casa Cordovil
  • Luís António Verney College
  • Pedro da Fonseca College
  • Mateus d' Aranda College
  • Vimioso Palace
  • Leões Factory
  • São João de Deus School of Nursing

Sports facilities

The University of Évora offers a range of sports facilities which can be used for individual or team sports such as the Equestrian Centre, the Sports Pavilion and the Racing Track at Mitra, outdoor sports facilities at the Espirito Santo College and a Sports Pavilion in the Nossa Senhora da Saúde district. The university also makes use of municipal facilities (e.g. public pools) and private facilities.

Student clubs

Besides the Students’ Association , there is a large number of student services organized based on different courses or specific themes such as the Students’ Union and the Students’ Centres .

Student Reviews

Very Good
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

University is way ahead in education. The instructors are helpful, understanding, and the lessons are in English.

Review
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Nice University, nice professors, great labs to work on

Earth and Atmosphere Sciences at UÉvora
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

B-Learning method. The course in great with a high level of difficulty but the faculty is very disorganized and some professors don´t really seam to care about this masters.

Évora, Évora, Portugal

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