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Universidade Católica Portuguesa

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa

UCP is recognized by the Portuguese State as a free, autonomous university institution of public utility.
 
UCP was founded in 1967 and gained official recognition in 1971.
 
It was the first modern Portuguese University not to be founded by the State, but is instead the result of the Concordat between the Portuguese government and the Vatican, which established the university under the tutelage of the Catholic Church.
 
Since its foundation, it has made a significant contribution to the development of higher education in Portugal, as recognized in the legal framework (Decree-Law 128/90) for the university, published in 1990.
Teaching at UCP - which has awarded degrees to around 44,000 students over the past 49 years - aims to combine academic excellence and education in human values.
 
UCP has a regional structure. Although it is just one university, it is made up of four major regional centres,  Lisboa (the headquarters), Braga, Porto and Viseu.
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ALUMNI TESTIMONIALS

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CATARINA GUERRA BAROSA

«Taking a bachelor's degree in Philosophy is the opportunity to develop my academic and professional skills while continue to work.»

ANA JOãO TRINDADE

«It was undoubtedly thanks to the teachers that I had the pleasure to meet during the programme at Universidade Católica and the fact that they encouraged students to have an experience outside of Portugal that I got where I wanted to go.»

VASCO SOUSA COTOVIO

«A cultural base that expands to the various specializations - in my case in Journalism - and that we carry, with a justified pride, for the rest of the life.»

NATACHA SANTOS

«Studying at FCH was the best choice, not only for quality teaching and the close relationship between students and teachers, but essentially for all the opportunities I was having. The opportunity to do internships has also allowed me to gradually perceive the relationship and influence between theory and practice, making a difference in my course»

STORIES OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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ZAíDA VáZQUEZ | SPAIN

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

The courses (...) gave me broader perspective of society.

HODA BOZORG ZADEH | NETHERLANDS

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

You can feel at home at UCP really soon.

GEORGINA ANNA SZüCS | HUNGARY

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

My experience (...) has taught me to see we are all one...

WAI LONG & SAN KUOK | MACAU

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

The School of Human Sciences is our choice.

CONTACTS

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Palma de Cima, 1649-023 Lisboa, Portugal
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