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The Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (IPP) is a higher education institution that includes four schools (School of Agrarian Studies, School of Education and Social Sciences, School of Technology and Business, School of Health), involved in education, research, training and other activities in its scientific, educational, technical and artistic scope in education/teacher training and adult education, journalism, tourism, social services (School of Education); secretarial, accounting, engineering and bioengineering, communication design and graphic techniques, business management, marketing (School of Technology and Business), agricultural engineering and regional development, horse studies, veterinary nursing (School of Agrarian Studies), nursing, dental hygiene (School of Health). The type of courses in these areas ranges from higher vocational technical courses, degrees (undergraduate) and master's degree. Some of these training offers are pioneering or unique in the country: Horse Studies, Dental Hygiene and Biofuels Production Technologies are unique offerings in the country at the undergraduate level; Veterinary Nursing was the first in the country; Design and Multimedia Animation course is an internationally awarded programme.
International cooperation has been a strategic objective of IPP, which participates in the programs Lifelong Learning Life / ERASMUS since 1994/95. To date many of the IPP students benefited from the experience of studying abroad under that program, and many more from other countries have been welcomed the IPP. Similarly, every year IPP welcomes teachers of our international partners and sends some of its overseas. In addition, the IPP has participated in several other European projects as a partner and/or as coordinator.