Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco

Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco Ranking

country rank: 23
world rank: 3503

University Overview

Founded in 1979, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco) is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of the big town of Castelo Branco (population range of 10,000-49,999 people) (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). A branch campus of this university may be found at Idanha-a-Nova. The Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (IPCB) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Portuguese higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal). In many fields of study, the Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (IPCB) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 40 years old Portuguese higher-education school has a selective admission criteria based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic record and grades. With an acceptance rate of 70-80%, this Portuguese higher education school is considered fairly selective. International students are welcome to apply for enrolment. IPCB also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco Ranking

University Identity

Name Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
Acronym IPCB
Founded 1979
Motto Ao serviço do conhecimento e das pessoas Providing knowledge and serving people
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, 12 Castelo Branco 6000-084 Castelo Branco Portugal
Tel +351 (272) 339 600
Fax +351 (272) 339 601
Other locations Idanha-a-Nova

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Pedro Alvares Cabral 12 Castelo Branco 6000-084 919098982

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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