The safety and security of students and visitors is important to the University of Coimbra (UC). Even though Portugal ranks third in the Global Peace Index 2017 and Coimbra has one of the lowest crime rates in Portugal according to the Annual Report of Homeland Security, all citizens are advised to take some prevention and safety measures.
Please take good note of the following safety advices recommended by UC and the Municipal Police:
Add them to your contact list!
112 is the European Emergency Number. Please note this number is for emergencies only. We advise you to check the official 112 website first in case of doubt.
Proximity policing in public places (disturbances of the public order)
Address: Av. Sá da Bandeira, n.º106 | Tel. 239.854.410/419 | Office hours: Monday to Sunday, 08h00-20h00
Intervention in cases of law infractions (burglaries, aggressions, etc.)
Public Security Police (PSP)
Address: Rua Olímpio Nicolau Rui Fernandes | Tel. 239.863.000
Professional Fire Fighters
Address: Avenida Mendes da Silva, Quinta da Nora | Tel. 239.822.121 | Emergency: 239.822.122
Volunteer Fire Fighters
Address: Avenida Fernão de Magalhães, 179 | Tel. 239.822.323 | 239.826.287 | 808.200.823