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University of Lisbon

4.1 out of 5 (140 ratings / 65 reviews) Lisbon, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious university in Portugal and is one of Europe’s leading universities. Heir to a university tradition that spans over seven centuries, ULisboa acquired its current status in July 2013, following the merger of the former Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa.

Master's Programmes

About

History

The Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) founded on July 2013 has been the result of a merger process between the former Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) and the University of Lisbon (UL). ULisboa extends the continuity of both institutions recognized scientific and cultural traditions.

Education

The courses offered by Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) are distinguished by their quality and scope in various fields of knowledge. The courses at ULisboa aim to develop students’ skills which will help them to succeed in the labour market.

Research

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is a University focused on research, with the ability to promote interdisciplinary dynamics, to invest in borderline areas and to value new issues and areas of work. ULisboa’s research extends a societal intervention, through the social and economic value of knowledge.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
151
2017
151
2016
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
355 -50
2018
305 25
2017
330
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
501
2018
501 -100
2017
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
217
2017
217
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.

Services

Student services

The Student Support Services of Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is an autonomous service designed to carry out social action policies, under the terms and scope defined by law and by the Governing Bodies of the University.

Housing services

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) has 19 residences for students in Lisbon.

Every semester, the ULisboa Student Support Services sets aside vacancies in their Student Halls of Residence for foreign students studying at the University under the Mobility Programs.

Library services

In order to respond to the users’ needs (students, professors, researchers and Non Academic Staff), Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) libraries specialize throughout different thematic domains, offering several services such as reading and consultation of books, periodicals, publications, monographs, electronic documents and cartographic documents.

Medical services

In the context of primary health care they provide general medical consultations and other medical specialties with special access to members of ULisboa.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) includes a number of specialized units which promote sport, health and well-being within the academic community.

The sports facilities provide physical exercise modalities (e. g. fitness, group activities, combat sports, tennis, volleyball), and university championships in order to promote the use of free time for health and wellbeing activity within the academic community.

Student clubs

The Student’s Unions are the organizational structure that represents the students of each School of Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa). Each Student’s Union has an active role not only in the reception, integration and interaction of the students in academia, but also in developing cooperation with other higher educational institutions.

Student Reviews

A big impersonal faculty
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
I believe it´s a big university, with lots of different courses. Maybe that derives it into being a little impersonal for students
A Portuguese Psychology Student
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
I had a great experience during my time at University. What I really liked was the spirit of the community. Students helped each other and shared documents and wisdom from one generation to the other. This is the upside of studying in Portugal. On the downside the faculty was not as organized as it could be and also infrastructure was not as well maintained as it could be. None the less, this h...
universiy of lisbon review
Catarina Ramos rated 4 out of 5 stars
The university itself is really good! the teachers are good, most of them are researchers, which is good. some of the courses within the bachelor should be revised