ULisboa is responsible for making the city of Lisbon one of the great European capitals of culture and science, as it welcomes more than 9000 foreign students every year – about 17,8% of the total number of students – from over 100 countries, who are seeking high quality education as well as a different culture, delightful weather and the hospitality that Lisbon, and Portugal, have to offer.
ULisboa is currently Portugal’s largest University and one of Europe’s largest. Located in the heart of the city, it provides its entire community with the best and most diverse academic programs and vows to deliver a uniquely enriching experience.
from Lisbon to the World
As an institution of education and science committed to the progress of society, Universidade de Lisboa is based on the creation, transfer and social and economic reinforcement of knowledge and culture.
Vision: ULisboa is set on promoting its cohesion and spirit of identity; on attracting the best students; on fostering interaction with productive structures and public authorities; on encouraging the renewal, qualification and mobility of Human Resources; on reinforcing its intervention and influence skills within strategic international scenarios; on the consolidation of a Quality Management System; on providing culture for the University and for the City of Lisbon; on encouraging social responsibility and sports, health and well-being at ULisboa, as well as improving the infrastructures available for the academic community.
Intellectual freedom and respect for ethics
Societal innovation and development;
Social and environmental responsibility.
52.126 Students (2021)
ULisboa was first choice to
Demand for ULisboa Programmes
exceeds the number of vacancies by 30%.
Access 2022/2023 (1st phase CNA)
We welcome talents from all over the World
"Lisbon, Erasmus city"
To international students, Lisbon is one of their favorite destinations
Creating everlasting value through research
ULisboa Scientific Awards
Universidade de Lisboa Awards
The Universidade de Lisboa Award, an annual event, aims at distinguishing and awarding a Portuguese or foreign individual for contributing remarkably toward scientific and/or cultural progress and growth as well as the country’s international projection.
Honoris Causa awarded by Universidade de Lisboa
1st Portuguese Nobel Prize
Notwithstanding assessment methods or criteria, ULisboa leads the main international rankings and is amongst the 200 best universities worldwide.
The University of Lisbon includes museums, botanical gardens, collections and cultural heritage of a scientific, historical and artistic nature, that are very significant in the Portuguese and international context.
Museums and Gardens
ULisboa is spread out throughout the city and it takes up about 3% of Lisbon’s buildings or structures.
The largest part is located at Cidade Universitária (45%) and at the Ajuda/Belém axis (22%) where most of the Schools are. The third most important property axis is the Príncipe Real/Chiado/Lapa (16%), as the remaining property are spread along Jamor, Oeiras, Cascais, Sacavém, Alameda, amongst other places.
University Stadium of Lisbon
Health and Fitness
Libraries and Documentation Centres
2018 to 2021 information
IT and Administrative Modernization
Income and expenditure