The University of Coimbra (UC) created a special channel for students, academics and professionals with refugee status under the Geneva Convention and applicable Portuguese Law.
The special channel provides:
Portuguese Language Courses
Recognition of prior higher education qualifications
Access to graduate and post-graduate programmes
Other educational opportunities
Learn more about the implications of having refugee status as a student of the UC
Special support available for refugee students includes:
Please note that:
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About the University of Coimbra
The University of Coimbra (UC) is a Portuguese public higher education institution with more than 700 years of experience in education, training and research.
UC is a world leading university that offers education and research in all study levels and in nearly all study fields. UC is part of the Shangai Ranking of the best 500 universities in the world and is classified as a 5-stars top university by the QS Stars University Ratings in the areas of innovation, research, teaching, internationalisation, employability, facilities and inclusiveness.
Coimbra is a university city which for centuries was the place of multi-cultural encounters.
UC was classified as World Heritage by the UNESCO in 2013 for its role as the centre of production of Portuguese language literature and thinking and for the universal value of its campus, which dates back to the 16th century.
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