Universidade de Lisboa

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world rank  274

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University Overview

Founded in 1911, Universidade de Lisboa (University of Lisbon) is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Lisbon (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Lisboa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade de Lisboa (UL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Lisboa (UL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Lisbon
Acronym UL
Founded 1911
Motto Ad lucem
To the Light

University Location

Address Alameda da Universidade
Lisbon (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1649-004 Lisboa
T +351 (21) 796 7624
F +351 (21) 793 3624

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida da Universidade
Lisbon 1649-004
+351 (21) 011 3444

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade de Lisboa's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia de Avaliacao e Acreditacao do Ensino Superior A3ES

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Asociación Columbus
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
  • European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers (EUPRIO)
  • Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
  • Tordesillas Group
  • Heads of University Management and Administration Network in Europe (HUMANE)
  • Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum
  • ParisTech
  • Port-city University League (PUL)
  • Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)

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