ULisboa is responsible for making the city of Lisbon one of the great European capitals of culture and science, as it welcomes more than 9000 foreign students every year – about 17,8% of the total number of students – from over 100 countries, who are seeking high quality education as well as a different culture, delightful weather and the hospitality that Lisbon, and Portugal, have to offer.
ULisboa is currently Portugal’s largest University and one of Europe’s largest. Located in the heart of the city, it provides its entire community with the best and most diverse academic programs and vows to deliver a uniquely enriching experience.
From Lisbon to the World
As an institution of education and science committed to the progress of society, Universidade de Lisboa is based on the creation, transfer and social and economic reinforcement of knowledge and culture.
ULisboa is set on promoting its cohesion and spirit of identity; on attracting the best students; on fostering interaction with productive structures and public authorities; on encouraging the renewal, qualification and mobility of Human Resources; on reinforcing its intervention and influence skills within strategic international scenarios; on the consolidation of a Quality Management System; on providing culture for the University and for the City of Lisbon; on encouraging social responsibility and sports, health and well-being at ULisboa, as well as improving the infrastructures available for the academic community.
- Intellectual freedom and respect for ethics
- Societal innovation and development;
- Democratic participation;
- Social and environmental responsibility.