University of Coimbra
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Portugal
Found Year: 1290
Address: Reitoria da Universidade de Coimbra, Paço das Escolas
Introduction

The University of Coimbra (UC) is a Portuguese public higher education institution with 730 years of experience. 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. With over seven centuries, the University of Coimbra has a unique tangible and intangible heritage, keystone in the scientific culture of Europe and the World. UC was classified as World Heritage by the UNESCO in 2013 for its role as the centre of production of Portuguese language, literature and thinking and for the universal value of its campus. Today, UC is a large complex structure with three campuses, more than 21,000 students from about 100 different nationalities, and academic and non-academic staff members highly active and committed to the quality of research and education as well as to the development of knowledge and technology transfer activities, which target the well-being of the society and the economic enhancement of humanistic, artistic and scientific knowledge.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
501-600
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
401-500
2017
501-600
2018
501-600
2019
501-600
2020
501-600
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Civil Engineering
101-150
Automation & Control
151-200
Transportation Science & Technology
151-200
Ecology
201-300
Biomedical Engineering
201-300
Food Science & Technology
201-300
Medical Technology
201-300
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
201-300
Key Statistics
22076
Total Enrollment
4094(18.5%)
International Students
9116
Undergraduate Enrollment
1502(16.5%)
International Students
12960
Graduate Enrollment
2592(20.0%)
International Students