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Politécnico de Leiria

Year of establishment: 1980

Politécnico de Leiria is a Portuguese university designed for today’s students, with five schools, in four magnificent cities not just to study in but to live and love

Leiria (Portugal)

Rua General Norton de Matos

Tel. +351244830010


The PolitĂ©cnico de Leiria is a Portuguese university that offers programmes at undergraduate and masters level. There are about 13,000 students from over 75 countries, attending its five schools:  School of Education and Social Sciences, the School of Technology and Management and the School of Health Sciences, School of Fine Art and Design and School of Tourism and Maritime Technology.

Designed for today’s students, check some reasons why you should study in the Politécnico de Leiria:

#1 High quality academic programs: 
Many of our courses have partnership with leading companies like Cisco, Phoenix contact, Oracle, Siemens. With this entrepreneurial context, Leiria offers great opportunities to students and researchers. 

#2 Cutting-Egde laboratories and facilities: 
Politécnico de Leiria has the best engineering automotive laboratory and more than 130 hi-tech laboratories equipped with the latest technology.

#3 Scholarships and funding opportunities: 
Politécnico de Leiria has available Merit Scholarships.

#4 The chance to learn a new language: 
Language Portuguese course

#5 Opportunities to do traineeship in Europe:
All students have the opportunity to do a traineeship in Europe with the possibility of receiving an Erasmus grant.

#6 Friendly and close atmosphere: 
We’re proud of our friendly environment among students, teachers and technicians who help students settle into a new life away from home.  

#7 Region with great economic dynamism: 
High level of employability in a region rich in plastics, ceramics and glass, moulds, engineering, fisheries, tourism, food and biotechnological industries. 

#8 Designed for today’s students: 
Discover the variety of activities and experiences available at any of PolitĂ©cnico de Leiria campus. Everything from sports to guidance and counselling, medical and psychological support services. 

While studying is a key part of university life you must not forget to seize opportunities like, scholarships and of course leisure activities including music, theatre, exhibition and conferences. What more could you wish for?