The Universidade Atlântica is a private university located near Taguspark in Oeiras Municipality, Portugal (near Lisbon).Atlântica was founded in 1996 by the initiative of university professors, researchers, banks, private companies, and the Oeiras local government. The university is housed in the former Barcarena Gunpowder factory (Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena), and is administered by Ensino, Investigação e Administração S.A. (EIA), an entity created in 1993. Its first undergraduate program was initiated in 1996, in the field of Business Management. A Higher School of Health Sciences (Escola Superior de Saúde) was established in 2001. Since then, Atlântica has enlarged its scientific interests to four strategic teaching and research areas: Management, Health science, Computer science, and Territory, Environment and Development.
The Universidade Atlântica consists of 170 teachers and 9309 students. Each teacher is handling 54.8 students on an average. The University is having 42 Postgraduate courses, 12 Bachelor's degrees and 6 PhDs. It is having Degree in Information Sciences and Documentation, Degree in Environmental Sciences, Degree in Social Sciences and many more.
Universidade Atlântica (Atlântica University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in Barcarena, Lisboa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Universidade Atlântica (UNA) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade Atlântica (UNA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 21 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. UNA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services. With the coordination of top faculties and researchers and help and support of brilliant students the University ranks 58 in the country and 8738 in the world.
The Universidade Atlântica is involed in top class researches with the help of its eminent researchers. The University has completed projects on interesting topics like- Contamination of the urban atmosphere of Lisbon with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Network on governance, science and technology for sustainable water resource management in the Mediterranean-The role of DSS tools (NOSTRUM), Agriculture and Rural Environment: Population, Environment and Territory in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, Hierarchization of the Alternatives of Location of the High Speed Service in the Metropolitan Area of Porto: analysis of the impacts on the accessibility and mobility of the population (TRAINS II), Demographic and socio-economic analysis of rail corridors and the high-speed network in Portugal (TRAINS I), Sustainable Management of Scarce Resources in the Coastal Zone (SMART), Management Policies for Priority Water Pollutants and their Effects on Foods and Human Health: general methodology and application to Chinese river basins (MANPORIVER), Monitoring and Managing Sustainability: the coastal dimension (COASTIN) and many more.