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Coimbra

 

 

Full name of University

Universidade de Coimbra

Program Type

MAUI

Number of MAUI/AEN
students you can accept during 2015/16.
Indicate total number of semesters.

6 students (3 in each semester)

 

Contact person for incoming students name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Maria Teresa Silva
Apartado 3026 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal
Tel: +351 239 857001; Fax: +351 239 857002; E-mail: mteresa@uc.pt

 

Contact person for outgoing students  name, title, full address, phone, fax, email

Ana Isabel Ferreira
Apartado 3026 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal
Tel: +351 239 857001; Fax: +351 239 857002; E-mail: anisabel@uc.pt

 

General University Website

http://www.uc.pt

International Office/Website for Incoming Students

http://www.uc.pt/en/driic/mobilidade

 

 

Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students
list explicitly

AEN students can apply to all areas of study, except for Agricultural Sciences. For further information, please see website: http://www.uc.pt/ects

 

 

Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English
list explicitly

The University of Coimbra offers some courses in English. For further information please see:
http://www.uc.pt/en/ects/catalogo/

 

Are graduate areas open for exchange?

 

Yes


 

 

Areas of study open to graduate exchange students
list explicitly

AEN students can apply to all areas of study, except for Agricultural Sciences. For further information, please see website: http://www.uc.pt/ects

 

 

Open graduate areas of study taught in English list explicitly

The University of Coimbra offers some courses in English. For further information please see:
http://www.uc.pt/en/ects/catalogo/

 

Can advanced undergraduate exchange students take graduate level courses?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Can graduate students take undergraduate level courses?

 

 

 

Yes

 

Areas of study restricted
to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

 

 

Areas of study not available to MAUI/AEN students

Agricultural Studies

Websites for course offerings
both in host language & English offerings

http://www.uc.pt/en/ects/catalogo/

Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer school website.

 

 

 

 

No

 

Orientation session(s) for incoming students
Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

Beginning of September
No cost for students


 

Academic Calendar
Please list exact dates.

1st Semester: From September to December 2014
Christmas Break: last two weeks of December 2014 to first week of January 2015
2nd Semester: From February to June 2015
Easter Break: one week in March 2015

 

Examination period(s)

1st Semester: first week of January to first week of February 2015

2nd Semester: June to July 2015
Resit Examination Period: July 2015

If there is a break between
the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

Application deadline for each term

For the 1st Semester: 1st June
For the 2nd Semester: 1st November

 

Application website.
If paper only, please write “paper only.”

Students have to apply online: http://www.uc.pt/en/driic/estudantesIN/CandidatIN

How does the application
and admissions process differ for undergraduates versus graduates?

It doesn't differ.

 

Course registration deadline

Those mentioned above

 

Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

 

 

 

In Advance

 

 

Are prior arrangements needed to secure a visa before arrival in country?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Language Requirements

Main regular courses are taught in Portuguese language

Language test certificate required?
If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

None

Preparatory language course for incoming students?
Indicate dates and costs

 

 

 

Yes

 


Are there any special
advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

Students are supported by the International Relations Office.
Upon arrival they will get necessary information.

Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Housing options

- Students residences – temporary period
- Private accommodation (on the students’ responsibility)

 

Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

www.uc.pt/go/accommodation

Do students apply for
housing with their regular application or is it separate?
Please list housing application deadline.

Separate

 

Is housing available between breaks in the term?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Is there a campus meal plan?

 

 

 

Yes

 

Total cost estimates per
month in Euro
(broken down below)

 

-Housing

It varies depending on the option. For price information please check the website.

-Meals

Student restaurants – from 2,40€ to +/- 5,00€

-Books

+/- 100€

-Local Transportation

- 3 tickets: 2,20€; 11 tickets: 6,40€; monthly card: 22€

-Health Insurance

it depends on the coverage

-Other
(please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

Students are advised to make a health insurance.

Is comparable health
insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

 

Yes


Are health facilities available at the university?

Yes

 

Are internships available?

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Are student jobs available/allowed?

 

 

 

 

No

Last updated

November 2014