Universidade de Aveiro

country rank  6
world rank  801

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University Overview

Established in 1973, Universidade de Aveiro (University of Aveiro) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Aveiro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Águeda, Oliveira de Azeméis. 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 Aveiro (UA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade de Aveiro (UA) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 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. UA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Aveiro
Acronym UA
Founded 1973
Motto Theoria, Poiesis, Praxis
Theory, Creativity, Practice

University Location

Address Campus Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal
T +351 (234) 370 200
F +351 (234) 370 985
Other locations Águeda, Oliveira de Azeméis

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Campus Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro 3810-193
+351

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade de Aveiro's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Year of first Accreditation
1973


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)

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