Top Universities in Portugal

Following are the top leading universities in Portugal:

University of Porto
- It is the largest education and research institution in Portugal.
- The University provides an exceptional variety of courses, covering the whole range of study areas and all levels of higher education.
- Ranked among the world's top 500 institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2009.

University of Lisbon
- It is ranked 171-208th regionally and 402-501st globally according to the ARWU 2009.
- The University has the following faculties: Faculty of Fine Arts; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Pharmacy; Faculty of Letters; Faculty of Medicine; Faculty of Dental Medicine; Faculty of Psychology; Institute of Social Sciences; Institute of Education; Institute of Geography and Territorial Planning.
- More than fifty R&D Units accredited by the Foundation for Science and Technology with the classifications of Very Good and Excellent.

New University of Lisbon
- It is one of the leading public universities of Lisbon, in Portugal.
- Ranked among the world's top 500 universities in THE-QS World University Rankings 2009. In addition it is ranked 268th globally for Arts & Humanities.

University of Coimbra
- Ranked 1st in the country and 36th in the world according to the 4icu.org world university ranking 2010.
- Ranked 366th among the world's best institutions in THE-QS World University Rankings 2009. In addition it is ranked 143rd globally for Arts & Humanities, 230th for Engineering & IT, 231st for Social Sciences, and 239th for Natural Sciences.

University of Minho
- Ranked 416th globally in the 4icu.org world university ranking 2010.
- The University is renowned for the quality of its teaching, the quality of its students, the public recognition given to its Alumni, and for its intervention and strong links with the local community and the surrounding region.

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