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School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, ESTM – IPL

School director

Director – Paulo Jorge dos Santos Almeida, Ph.D.

The School of Tourism and Maritime Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, ESTM - IPL is located in Peniche, Portugal, facing the Atlantic Ocean, one hour by car from Lisbon to the North. ESTM - IPL is a privileged place to study, with fine people, Berlengas' natural marine reserve as landscape, sandy beaches and many diving and surf spots in the vicinity.

The School of Tourism and Maritime Technology is a public school of higher education that promotes knowledge, creates, transmits and disseminates culture, science, technology, guided research and experimental development. Furthermore, ESTM has a strong connection to the community that surrounds it and the quality patterns that lead it also intend to provide a suitable answer to the needs of the region. The Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL) is located in the Leiria district and integrates 11,500 students and 885 teachers. ESTM is one of the schools of IPL, it has 130 teachers and 1300 students