University of Coimbra

public university in Coimbra, Portugal

The University of Coimbra (UC; Portuguese: Universidade de Coimbra, pronounced: [univɨɾsiˈðad(ɨ) dɨ kuˈĩbɾɐ]) is a public research university in Coimbra, Portugal. The university is one of the oldest active universities in the world. In 2013, UNESCO made the university a World Heritage Site.[2]

University of Coimbra
Universidade de Coimbra
Logo of the University of Coimbra, Portugal.png
University of Coimbra seal
Latin: Universitas Conimbrigensis
TypePublic research university
Established1290; 732 years ago (1290)
RectorAmílcar Falcão
Academic staff
1,482[1]
Administrative staff
1,359[1]
Students23,386 (2013)[1]
Undergraduates9,589[1]
Postgraduates13,363[1]
2,323[1]
Location,
40°12′27″N 8°25′35″W / 40.2074°N 8.4265°W / 40.2074; -8.4265Coordinates: 40°12′27″N 8°25′35″W / 40.2074°N 8.4265°W / 40.2074; -8.4265
AffiliationsEUA
Coimbra Group
Utrecht Network
Websiteuc.pt
Official nameUniversity of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia
TypeCultural
Criteriaii, iv, vi
Designated2013 (37th session)
Reference no.1387
RegionEurope and North America

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Facts & Figures". uc.pt. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  2. "University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. UNESCO World Heritage. Retrieved 2021-03-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)