University of Lisbon

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The University of Lisbon (ULisboa; Portuguese: Universidade de Lisboa, pronounced [univɨɾsiˈðað(ɨ) ðɨ liʒˈβo.ɐ]) is a public research university in Lisbon, and the largest university in Portugal. It was founded in 2013, from the merger of two previous public universities located in Lisbon, the former University of Lisbon (1911–2013) and the Technical University of Lisbon (1930–2013).

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University of Lisbon
Universidade de Lisboa
Latin: Universitas Olisiponensis
MottoAd Lucem (Latin)
Motto in English
To the light
TypePublic research university
Established1911 (University of Lisbon) 1930 (Technical University of Lisbon)
2013 (merger of previous University of Lisbon with Technical University of Lisbon)
RectorAntónio da Cruz Serra
Academic staff
3,369 (2018)
Administrative staff
2,106 (2018)
Students47,794 (2018–19)
Undergraduates35,063 (2018–19)
Postgraduates12,731 (2018–19)
Campusseveral locations, Lisbon metropolitan area
Colours   Black and white (University; rectory)