University of Beira Interior

Academia in its pure state
The University of Beira Interior, located in Covilhã, is today a reference institution at national and international level, in the fields of teaching, research, innovation and entrepreneurship. It is one of the 150 best institutions of higher education in the world in the Times Higher Education(THE) Young University Rankings, which analyses and classifies academies founded less than 50 years ago. UBI has invested in the creation of well-equipped laboratories, in the expansion of its facilities – both those dedicated to teaching and research activities and those needed to offer its students the best working conditions and social support – in the progressive involvement in national and international research projects and a highly qualified teaching staff. The evolution of the number of courses has been increasing over the years. The number of students has also increased and includes students from Portugal and from all over the world. UBI currently has 31 Bachelor’s degrees, about 40 Master’s degrees and about 30 Doctorates, distributed by five faculties: Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Letters and Faculty of Health Sciences. In terms of human resources, UBI has more than 700 teachers and 250 employees at its five faculties, centers and services. Attending UBI is an experience that goes beyond the acquisition of knowledge and scientific preparation for a profession. Students have at their disposal a set of cultural and sports activities that allow them to broaden horizons, practice physical activity and build a network of sociability. More information about our programmes*: *1st Cycle Degrees and Integrated Master’s Degrees (Undergraduate Degrees), 2nd Cycle Degrees (Masters), 3rd Cycle Degrees (PhDs).

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