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Universidade de Coimbra (MAUI-Utrecht)
Coimbra, Portugal (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms Academic Year,
Dates/Deadlines Click here to view
Restrictions: BU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
GPA req.: 2.75
Program Description:

MAUI Portugal


Type of Program MAUI-Utrecht/Exchange
Program Length Semester
Language of Instruction English & Portuguese
Majors Various
Costs Baylor tuition + housing to the host university
Housing Off-campus
Health Insurance Required Yes
Special Requirements MAUI-Utrecht - FIRST contact for more details
Program Director Bobby Leis:; Poage 204


Coimbra and the University of Coimbra are two interrelated realities. The epithet of "City of Students" is not new, but the connection between one of the national institutions with a longer tradition and the city of the river Mondego lives on.

The city and the surrounding region offer exceptional conditions for countless leisure activities, which range from the practice of several sports to numerous suggestions at cultural and artistic levels and to events in unique historical sceneries, just to mention some possibilities among many others.


Courses or Areas of Study:

Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Engineering (biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, computer, environmental, geographical, informatics, materials, mechanical, mining, geological, physical), Chemistry, Communications & Multimedia, Economics, Education, European Studies, Geography, Geology, History, Industrial Chemistry, International Relations, Journalism, Library & Archive Information Science, Management, Math, Modern Languages & Literature (English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese), Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Visual Information Technology, American Studies


For course listings and scheduling of English classes, please see


Students attending the University of Coimbra will be provided temporary accommodation for up to a month. Students are responsible for finding off-campus accommodations, though. To see the university's housing page, go to Please note that the housing page is written in Portuguese.

Application Procedure:

Students are first required to be nominated to attend a MAUI-Utrecht program. Email to schedule an interview to be nominated for the program. More information regarding the application process will be given at the interview.

For more information about applying to this university, go to

Please note that students who do not have a sufficient proficiency of Portuguese can take a free intensive language course during the month of September. You must be studying abroad for the fall semester in order to take this course.


Temporary accommodation through the university costs 100 EUROS per month with a 50 EURO deposit. Expect to spend around 200 EURO for private accommodations with a single room. Expect to spend around 150 EURO for private accommodations with a double room (with a roommate). Meals costs between 1.90 EURO and 4.50 EURO through the university. Expect to spend around 90 EURO a month on books. Local transportation costs 6 EURO for eleven tickets.

Each student is responsible for their own transportation, including airfare.


Legal Documents:

A passport and visa are required. You will need to apply for a visa through the nearest Portuguese consulate when you receive your acceptance letter from the University of Coimbra (the closest one to Waco is in Houston).

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 10/01/2015 10/01/2015 02/22/2016 06/18/2016
Fall 2016 03/15/2016 03/15/2016 TBA TBA