Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

Portuguese STEP Partner and Coordinator Institution


The Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB) is a public institution of higher education whose mission is the creation, transmission and dissemination of technical-scientific and professional knowledge, through the articulation of study, teaching, targeted research and of experimental development.

The IPB develops its mission in articulation with society, including cross-border cooperation, in a perspective of territorial cohesion and national and international affirmation, with a view to the development of the Region, based on innovation and the production and transfer of technical-scientific knowledge.

The IPB values the activity of its teaching, research and non-teaching staff, encourages the intellectual and professional training of students and ensures the conditions for all duly qualified citizens to have access to higher education and lifelong learning.

The IPB promotes the mobility of students and graduates, both nationally and internationally, namely in the European higher education space and in the community of Portuguese-speaking countries.

The IPB participates, alone or through its organic units, in activities related to society, namely the dissemination, transfer and enhancement of knowledge.

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