Universidade do Minho

Universidade do Minho Ranking

country rank: 4
world rank: 571

University Overview

Universidade do Minho (University of Minho) ranking was founded in 1973 and is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the tiny city of Braga (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). In addition, this school maintains a branch campus in Guimares. Universidade do Minho (UMinho) ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 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). Universidade do Minho (UMinho) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 47-year-old Portuguese higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to 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 at UMinho.

Universidade do Minho Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidade do Minho
Acronym UMinho
Founded 1973
Motto Universidade sem muros University Without Walls
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Largo do Paço Braga 4704-553 Braga Portugal
Tel +351 (253) 601 109
Fax +351 (253) 601 105
Other locations Guimarães

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 Not reported
Admission Office Campus de Gualtar Braga 4704-553 (253) 604 110

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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