NOVA University of Lisbon

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Young University Rankings 2023
Campus de Campolide, Lisboa, Lisbon District, 1099-085, Portugal

About NOVA University of Lisbon

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA) is a Portuguese higher education institution with internationally recognized research and quality teaching reflected in the results obtained in several renowned rankings. Founded in 1973, NOVA has nine academic Units that offer a wide variety of degrees in all areas of knowledge and constitute an incontestable cultural, artistic, academic and technological resource. NOVA has a strong tradition of work in areas of innovation, with corresponding outcomes in the economy, services, and in extracurricular training, establishing important protocols with its peers, both nationally and internationally. The internationalization strategy of NOVA has been reinforced through the active participation in several student and staff mobility programmes within the universe of European, Portuguese speaking and Latin American Higher Education Institutions. The university is also actively involved in cooperation actions promoted by the Portuguese Government, in particular with North-American universities, such as the University of Texas at Austin (UTA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), namely in master's courses and doctoral and research programmes. In the Entrepreneurship field, NOVA is creating and developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem within the University, designed to help students acquire tools, develop skills and cultivate the mindset central to launch and manage successful new ventures. NOVA launched, in 2013, as part of its Strategic Plan, a Doctoral School aimed to enhance excellency in Doctoral Education. It offers to 3rd cycle students and supervisors a range of complementary and transferable skills that will support their personal and professional development, creating a space of discussion and creativity. NOVA is a vibrant University open to the world and willing to take part in the challenges presented by the 21st century.

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Key statistics

  • 17.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 20%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 22,140
    Number of FTE Students
  • 24%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 51 : 49
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at NOVA University of Lisbon

  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
    • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Arts & humanities

    • Archaeology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
  • Law

    • Law
  • Education

    • Education