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The University of Coimbra provides high quality programmes for those aiming at demanding careers where the knowledge of the Portuguese language is central.

Holding a degree from the University of Coimbra in areas such as Law, Management, Engineering or Portuguese Language Studies, is an asset and provides highly valued knowledge and skills for the future.

Learn about the several opportunities for study, training and research offered by the University of Coimbra:

Foundation Year Programmes

Information for international applicants who need to acquire linguistic proficiency in Portuguese or additional training in specific subject areas in order to apply to undergraduate and integrated master degree programmes at UC.

Undergraduate Studies

Information for applicants who would like to obtain their first higher education degree at UC.

Post-graduate Studies
Information for applicants who already have a first higher education degree and would like to apply to 2nd cycle (master) and 3rd cycle (PhD) degree programmes at UC.
Post-doc, Projects, Research
Information for post-doc and other applicants who would like to carry out their research projects at UC.

Non-degree Courses

Information for students and professionals interested in specialised non-degree courses at UC.

Learn Portuguese
Information for applicants who would like to improve or learn Portuguese at UC.
Student Exchange Programmes
Information for students enrolled in Chinese universities who would like to spend an exchange period of studies or training at UC.

Financial support

Information on funding opportunities, scholarships and awards.