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Type  Public University
Academic staff  3,494 (2012)
Students  46,989 (2013/2014)
Total enrollment  48,147 (2014)
Founded  25 July 2013
Rector  António da Cruz Serra
Administrative staff  2,425 (2012)
Undergraduate tuition and fees  1,200 EUR (2011)
Phone  +351 21 796 7624
University of Lisbon

Established  1911 (University of Lisbon) 2013 (merger of previous University of Lisbon with Technical University of Lisbon)
Address  R. Branca Edmée Marques, 1600-276 Lisboa, Portugal
Motto  de Lisboa para o Mundo (from Lisbon to the World)
Colors  Black, White, Red, Green, Purple, Yellow, Royal blue, Pink, Brown, Sky Blue, Orange, Azure
Notable alumni  Fernando Pessoa, Mário Soares, Eduardo Mondlane, José Manuel Barroso, Graça Machel
Similar  Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Technical University of Lisbon, University of Coimbra, University of Porto, Catholic University of Portugal

University of lisbon


The University of Lisbon (ULisboa; Portuguese: Universidade de Lisboa, [univɨɾsiˈdad(ɨ) dɨ liʒˈboɐ]) is a public research university in Lisbon, and the largest university in Portugal. It was founded in 2013, from the merger of two previous public universities located in Lisbon, the former University of Lisbon (1911–2013) and the Technical University of Lisbon (1930–2013). The history of a university in Lisbon dates back to the 13th century.

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University of lisbon


History

The current University of Lisbon is the result of the merger of two former public universities of Lisbon, the former University of Lisbon (1911–2013), founded in 1911 and the Technical University of Lisbon, founded in 1930. The merger process was initiated in 2011 and was made into law on December 31, 2012. As stated on the decree-law No. 266-E/2012, the new University of Lisbon began its legal existence on the day the newly elected rector took office, on July 25, 2013.

Predecessors

  • University of Lisbon (1911–2013)
  • Technical University of Lisbon
  • Organization

    As of 2013, the University of Lisbon comprises eighteen schools and its research institutes:

  • Faculdade de Arquitetura (FA)
  • Faculdade de Belas-Artes (FBA)
  • Faculdade de Ciências (FC)
  • Faculdade de Direito (FD)
  • Faculdade de Farmácia (FF)
  • Faculdade de Letras (FL)
  • Faculdade de Medicina (FM)
  • Faculdade de Medicina Dentária (FMD)
  • Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV)
  • Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH)
  • Faculdade de Psicologia (FP)
  • Instituto de Ciências Sociais (ICS)
  • Instituto de Educação (IE)
  • Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território (IGOT)
  • Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA)
  • Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas (ISCSP)
  • Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG)
  • Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
  • It also comprises six specialized units, social and shared services, and the Lisbon University Stadium.

    Rankings

    According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 also known as Shanghai Ranking, the newly founded University of Lisbon is ranked first in Portugal and 201-300 (overall) in the world. In the discipline of Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, the university is ranked 76-100 worldwide.

    In Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) 2014-15, the University of Lisbon is regarded as the largest university in Portugal and is ranked 351-400 (overall) while in QS World University Rankings 2014-15, it is ranked 501-550 (overall).

    References

    University of Lisbon Wikipedia