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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 53,000 students over the past 50 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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JOANA COSTA

«As a student of the first three years of the degree, I had the privilege of receiving the personal support of the magnificent faculty who always made available to help us when needed.»

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.»

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.»

SHAM ALDAGISTANI AND AMIRAH ALDAGISTANI - SYRIA

"Studying Dental Medicine at Universidade Católica Portuguesa was an incredible and very important opportunity in our lives, as we were able to take advantage of the knowledge of the best teachers. We have the possibility to communicate easily with the professors that are always ready to help us and give us the best support. As foreign students we feel very welcomed by teachers, staff and our colleagues at the university".

STORIES OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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MARTINA CHALUPOVá | CZECH REPUBLIC

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

Thank you for interesting classes with great professors.

MARTINA CERUTTI | ITALY

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

This experience has changed (...) my perspective of the world

AMANDA CAROLINE GOMES DA SILVA | BRAZIL

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

I miss Porto so much...

PRISCILLA RIBEIRO | BRAZIL

UNIVERSIDADE CATóLICA PORTUGUESA

The staff is very cool.

CONTACTS

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