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Facts and Figures

The University
The University

9 Schools

9 Libraries

3 Halls of Residence

Degree Programmes
Degree Programmes
Academic year 2016-2017

25 Bachelor

12 Integrated Masters 

103 Masters

79 Doctorate 

Academic year 2016-2017

40 Research Units 

75% evaluated by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FC&T) with "Exceptional", "Excellent" and "Very Good"

4151 Publications (year 2014)

1489 Publications indexed to the Web of Science (year 2014)

12 European Research Council Grants

Academic and Research Staff
Academic and Research Staff
31 December 2015

1716 Teachers and Researchers

1172 Teachers and Researchers FTE

99,50% Tenure track

NOVA in international rankings
NOVA in international rankings

The only Portuguese University in the Top 50 Under 50 , for the 3rd year in a row.

The first Portuguese institution to be ranked above the average reference global media, leading in Portugal, for the second year in a row, the impact on the scientific prodution.

NOVA leads for the second year in a row with the highest number of top scores in the evaluated areas. 



2119 International students enrolled

103 Nationalities

491 International graduate students 

111 International Teachers and Researchers

82 Degree Programmes taught in English 

+400 Mobility partnership

63 Countries

903 Erasmus Incoming students

590 Erasmus Outgoing students

Academic year 2015/2016

19867 Students

5930 Bachelor

7023 Integrated Master 

4489 Master

2048 Doctorate 

377 non-degree programmes

Research Funds
Research Funds

31,30% Research Income (year 2014)

19,60% Research Income from private sources (year 2014)

14799€ Income from Horizon 2020/FTE (year 2015)

Placement 1st Cycle and Integrated Master
Academic year 2015-2016

2706 available places (National admission contest 2015/2016)

8,7 applications per places available

5789 1st choice applications

Academic year 2014-2015

1867 Bachelor

573 Integrated Master

1385 Master 

245 Doctorate

International networks
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In addition to the institutional networks where NOVA participates, through the Rectorate, all Academic Units participate in specific networks related to their teaching and research fields.