Did you know that students from over 60 different countries have chosen Polytechnic of Leiria’s (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.


Polytechnic of Leiria provides a large number of degrees for international students. With Portuguese and English taught programs you have the opportunity to be part of an innovative and entrepreneur higher education institution.

  • Want to be success in business? We got business and legal sciences field of study.
  • Want to build bridges in the world? One of the biggest civil engineering lab in Portugal is in our technology school.
  • Want to create masterpieces? Our schools of arts is among the best schools in Europe, in the category "product design ".
  • Want to understand the world you live in? Education and social sciences would be it.

Considered by many as one of the most beautiful European countries in the world we would not be surprised if you decide for one of our tourism health and sports program. That’s all up to you. With international students from more than 60 different countries Polytechnic of Leiria is proud of our friendly environment among students, teachers and technicians which help students settle into a new life away from home. Five schools, in four magnificent cities not just to study in but to live and love. That’s why you should take our challenge and compete with us in what it could be a life change experience.

Master's Programmes

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Polytechnic of Leiria!


  • Modern and well equipped infrastructure;
  • Over 130 laboratories with the latest technology;
  • Canteens, snacks bar and libraries;
  • Medical Services;
  • Residences;
  • Free Wi-fi;
  • Activities: music, theater, sports and cultural activities.

Student Life

Our strenghts:

Friendly and close atmosphere: Were proud of our friendly environment among students, teachers and technicians which help students settle into a new life away from home.

Designed for todays students: Discover the variety of activities and experiences available at any of IPLeiria 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?

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.

One of the 5 best cities to live in Right in the middle of everything: 3 great city campus location: Leiria, Caldas da Rainha or Peniche. These are wonderful cities not just to study but to live in.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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