University of Beira Interior

Universidade Beira Interior, Rua Marquês de Ávila e Bolama, Covilha, Portugal

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The University of Beira Interior (Universidade da Beira Interior or UBI for short) is a public university located in the city of Covilhã, Portugal. It was created in 1979, and has about 6,879 students distributed across a multiplicity of graduation courses, awarding all academic degrees in fields ranging from medicine and biomedical sciences to aeronautical engineering to mathematics. The university is named after the historical Beira region, meaning Beira Interior the most interior area of Beira, mainly composed by the district of Guarda and the district of Castelo Branco, in today's Centro region.

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Motto: Scientia et Labore Altiora Petimus

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Administrative staff: 693 (professors)

Students: 6,879

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