Universities in Portugal

Higher Education in Portugal

2022 Ranking of Portugal Universities

What are Portugal’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2022 Portuguese University Ranking, which includes 92 Portuguese higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist quality criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Portuguese higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 92 Universities in Portugal are available to see.Top universities in Portugal are based on international standards. These universities are officially recognized by the state. These universities differ from each other in terms of acceptance rate and quality of education.Top universities in Portugal is one of the most prestigious research centers in the world. There are various campuses of universities located in Portugal. The universities located here cooperate in various international organizations.These universities offer various programs and courses to students. Universities have freedom in the preparation and implementation of curricula, in the conduct of scientific work, and in the awarding of academic degrees (diploma and doctoral degrees). The acceptance rate to these universities is from 80 to 85 percent. New faculties are created in these universities and the interest in the newly created faculties increases every year. The main reason for this is that teachers here use different methods. The content of scientific research in these universities changes every year and adapts to modern standards. International academic relations and internal cooperation are developing at the same time. Even university offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students. The operation of various sports facilities makes students spend their free time effectively.Each faculty, institute, center has a library in its field. Applicants from all over the world can apply to the universities of Portugal. If you want to get more information, you can see at Topuniversitieslist.

2022 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Portuguese Republic is split into 18 districts (Portuguese: distritos), counties, towns (Portuguese: municpios), and two autonomous regions. Lisbon and Port, one of the most densely populated districts, have the highest number of higher education institutions following the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria. Both districts with at least two Portuguese higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.

Aveiro (5)
Braga (4)
Castelo Branco (2)
Coimbra (5)
Faro (2)
Leiria (3)
Lisboa (31)
Madeira (3)
Porto (21)
Santarem (2)
Setubal (3)
Viana do Castelo (2)
Vila Real (2)