Map of Portugal Schools,Colleges and Universities
Portugal Education has always been a major concern of the Portuguese society. Education had been introduced in the country even before its independence in the 12th century.
University of Coimbra, one of the oldest universities in the world, was established in 1290. Since 1911 Portugal Education has been made compulsory.
Structure of Education System in PortugalThe structure of the education system in Portugal can be classified into the following categories:
- School Education – School education can be classified as:
- Basic Education
Basic education provided in schools continues for 8 years and are divided into certain stages. After completion of 3 years course a Certificate or Diploma is awarded.
- Secondary Education
The secondary education is given over 3 years. It is provided at all private, public and cooperative schools. The courses are available in two types: general and technical or vocational education.
- Basic Education
- Higher Education – the higher education can be classified as:
- University Education
- Polytechnic Education
Subjects of Portugal EducationThe subjects that are provided in school education and higher education include subjects like English, History, Geography, Philosophy, Sciences, Art and Mathematics. There are several universities and institutes that specialize in Psychology, Management, Anthropology, Economics and all.
Universities of Coimbra, Lisbon, Porto, Evora, Algarve and Aveiro are some of the top universities in the country.
List of Schools, Colleges and Universities in Portugal
|Universidade do Porto||Universidade da Beira Interior|
|Universidade de Coimbra||Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa|
|Universidade NOVA de Lisboa||Universidade da Madeira|
|Universidade do Minho||Universidade dos Açores|
|Universidade de Aveiro||Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro|
|Universidade Técnica de Lisboa||Universidade Fernando Pessoa|
|Universidade Catolica Portuguesa||Instituto Politécnico de Leiria|
|FUNDAÇÃO POLITÉCNICO DO PORTO||Instituto Politécnico de Bragança|
|Universidade do Algarve||Instituto Politécnico de Tomar|
|Universidade de Évora||Instituto Politécnico de Viseu|