Católica and Figures

Católica is a renowned institution in Portugal, with an excellent reputation, the highest standards of research, training, and a strong connection to society.

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4 Centres: Lisbon (Headquarters), Porto, Braga and Viseu


11 970 Students (Degree-Granting Programmes)
7 549 Postgraduate Students (Non Degree-Granting Programmes)


1 024 Faculty
231 International Faculty

Degrees Awarded

41 950 Undergraduated
17 045 Masters
910 Doctoral

Study Cicles

35 Undergraduated
66 Masters
25 Doctoral

Teaching Units

17 Basic Teaching Units, 3 of them with extensions in several UCP locations:

  • Católica Lisbon School of Business Economics (Lisbon)
  • Faculty of Humanities (Lisbon)
  • Faculty of Law - School of Lisbon; School of Porto; Católica Global School of Law
  • Faculty of Dental Medicine (Viseu)
  • Faculty of Theology (Lisbon, Porto, Braga)
  • Institute of Health Sciences (Lisbon, Porto)
  • Institute of Political Studies (Lisbon)
  • Higher Institute of Canon Law (Lisbon)
  • Católica Porto Business School (Porto)
  • School of Arts (Porto)
  • School of Biotechnology (Porto)
  • Faculty of Education and Psychology (Porto)
  • Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences (Braga)
  • Department of Economics, Management and Social Sciences (Viseu)
  • Católica Medical School (Sintra)
  • Católica Doctoral School


15 Research Units
1 183 Researchers
8 479 Scientific Publications
59 Patents


1 740 International Students
763 Mobility Protocols
94 Nationalities

Programs fully taught in English

2 Undergraduated
18 Masters
6 Doctoral

Grants and awards

2 708 Number of grants and prizes awarded
€ 6.383,663 Merit-based grants, social support and awards

Nobel Prize

1 Nobel Peace Prize


Católica has top positions in several international universities rankings such as Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the 3rd consecutive year

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