Medical Schools in Portugal

Leading medical schools in Portugal:

University of Coimbra, Faculty of Medicine
- The University of Coimbra is the oldest university in Portugal and one of the oldest in Europe, counting since its founding with a medical school.
- The Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (FMUC), Portugal remained the only medical school in Portugal until 1825.
- The Faculty provides a PhD program in Health Sciences, in addition to the Integrated Masters in Medicine and Dentistry and several masters degrees and courses specific graduate.
- University of Coimbra is ranked 396th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2010).

University of Porto, Faculty of Medicine
- The Faculty of Medicine of Porto University is a prestigious institution. A growing number of students and staff are involved in high quality research.
- It has been for a long time to be the Portuguese University Institution chosen by candidate students in the first place.
- University of Porto is ranked in the world's top 400 for Life Sciences and Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2010).

University of Algarve (UAlg)
- The Medical School at University of Algarve runs a graduate entry medical program to train doctors combining excellent clinical skills with a strong awareness of scientific research.

University of Minho, Health Sciences School (ECS)
- The University of Minho (UMinho) has achieved a strong reputation as an institution of learning and leadership.
- The purpose of University of Minho’s Master Degree in Medicine, running since 2001/2002, is the training of medical graduates who are able to enrol their ulterior professional training and remain committed to updating their skills throughout their medical profession.

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