Universidade da Beira Interior

country rank  11
world rank  1733

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University Overview

Established in 1986, Universidade da Beira Interior (University of Beira Interior) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Covilhã (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Castelo Branco. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Beira Interior
Acronym UBI
Founded 1986 Origins date back to 1973
Motto Scientia et Labore Altiora Petimus
Our aim is higher science and education
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Convento de Santo António
Covilhã (population range: 10,000-49,999)
6201-001 Castelo Branco
Portugal
T +351 (275) 319 700
F +351 (275) 319 057

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 reported
Admission Office Avenida Duque D'Ávila, 137
Lisboa 6201-001
+351 (213) 126 000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidade da Beira Interior's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Year of first Accreditation

1973


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ordem dos Engenheiros (OE)
  • Conselho Nacional de Avaliação do Ensino Superior (CNAES)
  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019