Polytechnic of Leiria

Leiria, Portugal
Did you know that students from over 60 different countries have chosen Polytechnic of Leirias (IPLeiria) as their first study option? Learn why Portugal is the perfect destination and why studying at IPLeiria might be a real life-changing experience.



A wide offer in Undergradute, Graduate, Professional Studies and other courses including professional training and massive open courses on our own platform.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)


Student services

Since march 2014 the portuguese government has designed a mechanism for international students International Student Status allowing non-Portuguese or non-European Union students (with certain exceptions) to apply to a master or a graduation degree. With this statute you will be able to find access and entry conditions, applications and registrations as well as fees and places.

Housing services

IPLeiria has seven student residences in the cities of Leiria, Caldas da Rainha and Peniche. Any student can be lodged in the residences, although they are destined, preferably, to the scholarship students of IPLeirias Social Services. According to your profile and budget you have also available, private rooms and hostels.

Library services

  • Campus 1 Library (Leiria)
  • José Saramago Library, Campus 2 (Leiria)
  • Campus 3 Library (Caldas da Rainha)
  • Campus 4 Library (Peniche)

ICT services

You have free WI-FI in all campuses, residence halls, canteens and other IPLeiria spaces.

Medical services

IPLeiria provides you with conditions that ensure your well-being physically and psychologically, therefore we offer reduced costs, support in specific areas such as diagnosis and prevention, as well as psycho pedagogical counseling.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Campus 1: Leiria
  • Campus 2: Leiria
  • Campus 3: Caldas da Rainha
  • Campus 4: Peniche
  • Campus 5: Leiria

Sports facilities

The Polytechnic of Leiria gives the students the opportunity to practice a wide range of sports through the sport sector of the Student Support Services.

Other Degrees