Coimbra Chemistry Centre (CQC) and Chemistry Laboratory of UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA

Founded in 1290, the University of Coimbra (UC) is one of the oldest universities in the world and the oldest in all of Portugal. The Chemistry Laboratory is the most important Portuguese neoclassical building. Built in the 18th century to teach Experimental Chemistry during the reform of the University started by the Marquess of Pombal. it typifies the enlightenment ideal of pratical science education. Since 2006, it has housed some of the Science Museum's scientific collections, displayed in conjunction with interactive modules. It was awarded the Micheletti Prize in 2008. The Old Chemistry laboratory (Now a museum) at the university of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

The Coimbra Chemistry Centre (CQC) is the main unit in the University of Coimbra (UC) dedicated to research in Chemistry. It was founded in 1977 and has research interests that include Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Synthetic and Materials Chemistry, Macromolecules and Colloids, and Biological and Medicinal Chemistry. It also has interests in the fields of Cultural Heritage and Forensic Chemistry.

  1. The CQC provides the research infrastructure of the Chemistry Department of UC and includes 90 PhD integrated researchers, more than 100 PhD, MSc and project students working on an exclusive basis, and associate members both within and outside UC.
  2. Department of Chemistry,College in Coimbra, Portugal Located in: Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra.
  3. Address: R. Larga 2, 3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal
  4. Phone: +351 239 852 080