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The Politécnico de Leiria is a superior education institution dedicated to education and investigation, that trains citizens with relevant skills to provide for sustainable regional and national development, and generates knowledge and innovation of a high cultural, economic and social value.
Their activities are developed in the areas of education, training and investigation, providing services for the community and extending their cooperation to technical and cultural areas, investing in modern and well-equipped infrastructures, that offer support services of excellent quality. The academic community of Politécnico de Leiria is currently composed of nearly 1.250 workers, of which more than 900 are lecturers (60% with PhD’s), and of more than 12.000 students, spread by several courses: Degrees, Master’s, Professional Superior Technical Courses (TeSP) and Post-graduates.
The Politécnico de Leiria is located in the region of Leiria and the West through the multiplicity of their superior schools and investigation units located in Leiria (Education and Social Sciences – ESECS; Technology and Management – ESTG; Health – ESSLei), Caldas da Rainha (Arts and Design – ESAD.CR), Peniche (Tourism and Ocean Technology – ESTM), Marinha Grande (Centre for the Rapid and Sustained Product Development – CDRsp) e Torres Vedras (Training Hub in Politécnico de Leiria).