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Universidade de Aveiro

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Established in 1973, the Universidade de Aveiro (University of Aveiro) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Aveiro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Águeda and Oliveira de Azeméis. Officially recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal), Universidade de Aveiro (UAveiro) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Portuguese higher education institution. Universidade de Aveiro (UAveiro) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 50-year-old Portuguese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAveiro also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidade de Aveiro's Control Typepublic


Universidade de Aveiro's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade de Aveiro' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidade de Aveiro's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Aveiro
Acronym UAveiro
Founded 1973
Motto Theoria, Poiesis, Praxis
Theory, Creativity, Practice
Colours Pantone 375c green
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University Location

Address Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Universidade de Aveiro's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade de Aveiro Phone Number +351 (234) 370 200
Universidade de Aveiro Fax Number +351 (234) 370 089
Other locations Águeda and Oliveira de Azeméis

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidade de Aveiro's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidade de Aveiro's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidade de Aveiro's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidade de Aveiro.

Universidade de Aveiro: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade de Aveiro's admission information.

Universidade de Aveiro's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade de Aveiro's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade de Aveiro a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade de Aveiro's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidade de Aveiro's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Aveiro has more than 1200 international students.

Universidade de Aveiro's Admission Office Admission Office

Campus Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro 3810-193
234 247 180

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade de Aveiro.

Universidade de Aveiro's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade de Aveiro has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidade de Aveiro's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidade de Aveiro's Control Type Control Type

Universidade de Aveiro is a public higher education institution.

Universidade de Aveiro's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade de Aveiro is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidade de Aveiro's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidade de Aveiro's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidade de Aveiro does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade de Aveiro's main facilities:

Universidade de Aveiro's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade de Aveiro's Library

Universidade de Aveiro's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Universidade de Aveiro's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade de Aveiro's main services:

Universidade de Aveiro's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universidade de Aveiro's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidade de Aveiro's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Universidade de Aveiro's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidade de Aveiro's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidade de Aveiro's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade de Aveiro is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade de Aveiro's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidade de Aveiro's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Columbus Association
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
  • Campus do Mar (CDM)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)
  • European Industrial Doctoral School (EIDS)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • The European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
  • EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion
  • Tordesillas Universities Group
  • Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe (HUMANE)
  • Consortium of European and Indian Partners (INDIA PLATFORM)
  • Red Ibérica de Entidades Transfronterizas de Cooperación (RIET)
  • Confucius Institute and American Corner at the University of Aveiro

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidade de Aveiro 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidade de Aveiro's Facebook page Universidade de Aveiro's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidade de Aveiro's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidade de Aveiro's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidade de Aveiro's YouTube channel Universidade de Aveiro's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidade de Aveiro's Instagram page Universidade de Aveiro's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidade de Aveiro's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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