Reinforcing the presence of the University of Coimbra in the European research space by developing a research policy centred on the promotion of excellence.
Reinforcing the presence of the University of Coimbra in the European research space by investing in quality teaching. This means providing the students with comprehensive training adjusted to the needs of the surrounding environment, thereby attracting the best students.
Strengthening the University’s leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of the country. Increasing its capability to intervene at national and international level by intensifying the connections with society and the surrounding environment. Reinforcing knowledge transfer by enhancing its added value.
Promoting a proactive, rational, responsible and thorough management of resources, based on criteria of economy, efficacy and efficiency, while incrementing the potential for the diversified participation of the university community and society.