Doctorate degrees awarded: 2.7%
Master degrees awarded: 25.23%
Bachelor degrees awarded: 66.07%
Short first degrees awarded: 6.01%
Scope (# Subject fields): 8 subject fields
General formative orientation: 9%
Career oriented programmes: 91%
Teaching expenditure: 90%
Start-ups: 13.49 per 1000 fte academic staff
Patent applications: 38.79 per 1000 fte academic staff
Cultural activities: 13.49 per 1000 fte academic staff
Income from knowledge exchange: 2.26%
Mature students: 24.33%
Part-time students: 10.23%
Distance education students: 0.29%
Total enrollment: 7833 students
Exchange students incoming: 4.14%
Exchange students sent: 1.56%
Foreign degree seeking students: 2.2%
Non-national academic staff: 5.73%
International income: 42.15%
Academic publications: 0.81 per fte academic staff
Professional publications: 0.08 per fte academic staff
Other research products: 0
Doctorate production: 0.08 per fte academic staff
Research expenditure: 9%
Graduates in the region: N.A.
New entrants from the region: 54%
Regional income: 3.63%

Universidade do Algarve


Faro, Portugal

Founding Year





Mission Statement

The University of Algarve is a centre of creation and dissemination of culture and humanistic, artistic, scientific and technological knowledge, therefore, contributing to the cultural and scientific promotion of the society, to improve its capacity of anticipation and answer to social, scientific and technological changes, for the development of the communities, particularly of the Algarve region, to the social cohesion, promoting and consolidating the value of freedom and citizenship.

Graduates by educational field