The University of Coimbra (UC) is a Portuguese public higher education institution with more than 700 years of experience in education, training and research. The first and the only Portuguese-speaking university until the early 20th century, UC has affirmed its position over the years with a unique mix of tradition, contemporaneity and innovation.
Learn about the several opportunities for study, training and research offered by the University of Coimbra:
R&D Centers that are associated to the IIIUC:
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Academic Management Services is responsible for the management, organization and provision of services relating to all degree and non-degree instructional matters at the University of Coimbra. These services include all academic matters relating to students’ UC career, from application to the issuance of diplomas and support for career placement services.
The Welfare Services of the University of Coimbra (SASUC) provide accommodation in university residences located in the three university campuses, nearby the Faculties, Research Centres and other study facilities. The residences are furnished and equipped; there is weekly laundry service of bed clothing and bathroom towels, offering students great comfort and safety.
Three residences reserved for international students:
UC has its own medical services that provide general practice examinations and speciality examinations that cost around 5 to 10 euros according to the required type of examination.
Coimbra is a district capital, the largest city of the Centre Region of Portugal with around 150,000 inhabitants.
The City Festivities, the Arts Festival, the jazz festival "Jazz ao Centro" and the Cultural Week of the University of Coimbra are just a few examples of the events that take place every year and are really worth to see.
Coimbra is a friendly city to the young people. With over 30,000 students, it offers several discounts for students in restaurants, bars, shops, hairdresser, beauty shops, public transports, gym, swimming pools, bookshops, theatres, cinema, art galleries and museums, among others.
The AAC sport sections include: handball, football, volleyball, basketball, rugby, swimming, tennis, squash, fishing, nautical sports, judo, karate, different types of gymnastics, among others.
The student union is a characteristic of the student life in Coimbra. Besides the AAC, students form and belong to groups linked to their study field, such as the student nuclei at the Faculties that interact with similar groups at national level, but also to international networks, for instance the European association of engineering and technology students BEST. The international Erasmus network ESN Coimbra helps international students to find their way in the city.
i studied environmental engineering between mechanical and civil. the distance university is easy to move around. the bike sharing and parking systems is a waste of money, often better used at other parts for student. registration is problematic. secretary always have problem with professors complaining about too much work load and the university system got problem....
The university is chosen for the proximity to other facilities at portugal. The semester is between 3500 euros to more that makes those student who working and worked before for part time. I had bachelor in business and moved to msc. modules in coimbra dor my financial mangement minors. The program and learning course is very poor and no activity relevant to student focus....
Library services is fine. The halls and classes is scheduled sufficient to study. Coimbra is a place for student. Student to sangres samba and the active listening program talk. This talk happens when professor have extra session for sharing use cases and expanding ideas on weaknesses and limitations of past project and past students. This we learn. I am doing ma economics...