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International Information Guide
INFORMATION GUIDE
IPS (Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal) is a public institution of higher education, which employs approximately 650 personnel and has app. 6 500 students.

IPS is situated in the Greater Lisbon Metropolitan Area, region of Setúbal. The region is home to strong enterprises in such fields as, for example, paper and motor car industries, and holds a highly important geostrategic position, since it is a gateway to Europe. Furthermore, Setúbal region, with its varied landscape composed of sea and mountains, including a large protected area with an application in progress to UNESCO Human Heritage, is a tourist destination for both Portuguese and foreigners.

IPS was created in 1979 and started activity in 1981. At present the IPS comprises five Higher Education Schools. It also integrates a Students’ Welfare Unit and a number of functional units and central services.

CAMPI AND FACILITIES

The IPS has two campi: the Setúbal campus, where four Schools are located - Setúbal School of Technology, School of Education, School of Business and Administration, School of Health Care - and the Barreiro campus, where the Barreiro School of Technology is located.

All the premises and equipment are high quality and up−to−date. There are a number of well- equipped laboratories, documentation centers, audio- visual equipment, and computer facilities available to students and teachers.

In addition to financial support for students in need, the Students’ Welfare Services include a Residence, at a walking distance from the Setúbal campus, sports facilities, as well as medical and psychological assistance.

IPS HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOOLS

Setúbal School of Technology
School of Education
School of Business Administration
Barreiro School of Technology
School of Health Care

DEGREE PROGRAMMES AND COURSES

Besides post-secondary specialization technological courses (CET) and post-graduation diplomas, the IPS offers a wide range of 1st cycle (licenciatura) and 2nd cycle (mestre) Bologna degrees, in the areas of its five Schools, as follows:

1st CYCLE
See the course catalogue:
International/Course/1st Cycle Courses

MASTERS
See the course catalogue:
International/Course/2st Cycle Courses

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students are most welcome!
Helpful information on how to apply for a mobility period at the IPS is available HERE .

OPENING HOURS

Monday, Wednesday
09h00 - 12h00
Tuesday, Thursday
14h00 - 17h00
Friday - closed

Tel: + 351 265 790 159
E-mail: cimob@ips.pt
Office: Setúbal School of Technology

Address
Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal
CIMOB-IPS
Campus do IPS
Edifício ESTSetúbal
Estefanilha
2910-761 Setúbal
Portugal