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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

IPLeiria is a public institution of higher education that began its activities in 1980. It is present in the region of Leiria and Oeste through its five higher schools, located in the cities of Leiria (School of Education and Social Sciences), Caldas da Rainha (School of Arts and Design) and Peniche (School of Tourism and Technology of the Sea). In an effort to always provide the best teaching and learning conditions for its students, IPLeiria has been investing in modern and well-equipped facilities and providing excellent quality support services at the level of basic social support ( scholarships , canteens , restaurants, residences, medical services, camping and leisure), psychological and psychopedagogical support , as well as access to ample documentary and bibliographic resources (libraries, B-on-Digital Scientific Library).In terms of R & D activities, 13 research units and 5 delegations in the fields of arts, education, social sciences, mobility, mechanics, IT, telecommunications, economics, management, tourism, health and marine resources.

What are the admissions criteria?

Applications period: 22 January to 15 April 20217 May to 30 June 2021

What is student life like?

This region, with a privileged location near the coast, is considered particularly interesting to live, study, and work in, not only for the diversity of its economic and material resources but also for the richness and beauty of its natural and cultural aspects—the identity of the region. The Polytechnic Institute of Leiria gives the students the opportunity to practice a wide range of sports through the sports sector of Social Services. This sector is organized into two different areas: leisure and competition. In this last one, the Polytechnic of Leiria usually attends the National Higher Education Championships organized by the Academic Federation of University Sports (known as FADU).

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Housing options.

The Social Action Services of the Polytechnic of Leiria have seven Student Residences and a School Hotel , spread over the three campuses - Leiria, Caldas da Rainha and Peniche - in a total of 763 beds . 

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