Leiria Polytechnic Institute (IPLeiria) is a public higher education institution that opened its doors in 1980. It has five schools in Leiria, Caldas da Rainha, and Peniche. Over the years of our service, our population of teachers and students has increased considerably. We currently have 316 administrative and technical staff, 980 teachers, and 12,000 students in our three campuses. We take pride in our modern, well-equipped facilities and excellent support services.
Our learning courses comprise 50 accredited Masters, 63 Undergraduate, 12 Postgraduate, and 33 Technological Specialization. We specialize in the areas of Health, Tourism, Engineering and Technology, Arts and Design, Education and Social Sciences, and Business and Juridical Sciences. We have a Center for Rapid and Sustained Development Product (CDRsp), which has gained reputation for conducting research in mechanical engineering and textiles.