Universidade Atlântica

country rank  51
world rank  9307

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Universidade Atlântica (Atlântica University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Barcarena (population range of 10,000-49,999 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 Atlântica (UNA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Atlântica (UNA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name Atlântica University
Acronym UNA
Founded 1996
Colours Blue, red and green

University Location

Address Antiga Fábrica de Pólvora de Barcarena-Rua dos Paióis
Barcarena (population range: 10,000-49,999)
2720-036 Lisboa
T +351 (21) 439 8200
F +351 (21) 430 2573

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 reported
Admission Office Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena
Barcarena 2720-036

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019