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University of Coimbra Reviews

Updated June 3, 2018
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  1. "Excellent environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Coimbra full-time

    Pros

    Young community and very cosmopolitan.

    Cons

    Right now I don't remember any.


  2. "Short sighted, uncompetent management."

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    Current Employee - Researcher in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Researcher in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at University of Coimbra full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful country to live at. Friendly people. Small town with relatively high quality of life.

    Cons

    University not really interested in research. Unbearable bureaucracy (unreal). Poor facilities.

    Advice to Management

    Put your money were your mouth is. Simplify bureaucracy as much as you can, instead of making it worse. Hire competent support staff. Appoint competent managers.

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    "Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Researcher in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Researcher in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Coimbra full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - You are given lot's of freedom as long as you keep getting the job done;
    - Usually, the environment is very friendly;

    Cons

    - No career progression unless you are trying to get a Ph.D. ;


  4. "Worked as a Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Researcher in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Researcher in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Coimbra full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to work and study at the same time.
    Opportunity to study some cutting edge technologies in-depth.

    Cons

    No salary updates.
    Not a great choice after finishing the studies, unless one wants to pursue a career in academia.

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Srudent in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Srudent in Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Coimbra (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good courses, professors and researchers
    Quality students, and research groups to develop scientific projects

    Cons

    Reasonable conditions to study and work in a research lab
    Lacking more logistic and organization

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Working at UC - a short review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Coimbra full-time

    Pros

    Good and relaxed environment to develop your career

    Cons

    Lot of stakeholders pushing different agendas

    Advice to Management

    Streamline the management process


  7. "salary not changing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good salary on average compared

    Cons

    no bonus or changing for a lot of years

  8. "Good for newly graduated"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Coimbra full-time

    Pros

    Good possibility to establish our own schedule with work, relaxed environment

    Cons

    Salary does not go up


  9. "Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Coimbra part-time

    Pros

    The people are very friendly

    Cons

    The salaries could be better


  10. "Not growth well, can't count on future"

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    Former Employee - Android Developer in Shīrāz, Fars (Iran)
    Former Employee - Android Developer in Shīrāz, Fars (Iran)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at University of Coimbra full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good coworkers
    Good place
    At center of city

    Cons

    Low salary
    Vision for future projects


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