Mobilidade incoming

Incoming Students

Welcome to Polytechnic of Coimbra – Coimbra Education School – Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra (ESEC) (PCOIMBRA02)

Procedure to nominate Incoming students 2021/2022

FIRST STEP – Partner institution

1)     The International Office should confirm if it has a valid BA for the students area

2)     The International Office should nominate the student(s) sending an e-mail to incoming@esec.pt with the following information:

– Home University (name and Erasmus Code)

– Student’s name

– Student’s e-mail

– Student’s area of studies

– Semester for exchange

 

SECOND STEP – After we receive the e-mail with the nomination we will send an e-mail directly to nominated student(s) asking them to fill in an application form (deadline 31/05/2021)

THIRD STEP – Student should check the information received (Degree Guide) and fill in the application form

FOURTH STEP –  The international team of ESEC will analyse the application and

–  inform the students about the acceptance

– provide students with further information to complete the Learning Agreement (for accepted students)

Degree Guide

Language requeriments

Coimbra Education School does not require any formal language certification. However, students coming to Coimbra Education School must ensure they have the sufficient level of Portuguese or English language. All the classes are in Portuguese language.

Calendar for 2021/2022

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1st semester

Classes 06/10/2021 29/01/2022
Regular period of exams 31/01/2022 12/02/2022
Extra period of exams 14/02/2022 26/02/2022
Christmas holidays 20/12/2021 31/12/2021

2nd semester

Classes 28/02/2022 25/06/2022
Regular period of exams 27/06/2022 09/07/2022
Extra period of exams 11/07/2022 23/07/2022
Easter holidays 11/04/2022 18/04/2022
Queima das Fitas 23/05/2022 28/05/2022

Regulations for initial training courses

Check the Regulations here

Before Departure

  • Inform the International Relations about your departure date
  • Pick the Certification of Stay up in International Relations
  • The Transcript of Records will be send by email some days after the period of exams.

 

Institutional information about Coimbra Education School (ESEC)

Institution Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
Escola Superior de Educação
Erasmus Code P COIMBRA 02
Address Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra
Rua D. João III, Solum
3030-329 Coimbra
Portugal
Website www.esec.pt
LLP/Erasmus Institutional Coordinator Maria João Cardoso

Rua da Misericórdia – Lagar dos Cortiços – S. Martinho do Bispo

3045-093 Coimbra
Portugal

Phone: +351 239 791 250
Email: dga.sri@ipc.pt

ESEC International Team Pedro Balaus Custódio – Coordinator for International Relations

Rita Pinto – International Relations Specialist

Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra
Relações Internacionais
Rua D. João III, Solum
3030-329 Coimbra
Portugal

Email: ir@esec.pt / incoming@esec.pt

Phone: +351 239 793 120 | +351 239 793 127 | Mobile phone: +351 96 404 20 55

Housing

Options available:
Be Coimbra
NS Hostel
Youth hostel
Erasmus Student Network / ESN

Incoming Teachers

Application procedure

Professors from a foreign university who would like to teach during a short period of time at ESEC, under the frame of Erasmus programme, should follow the instructions below:

  • Ensure that your university has an Erasmus bilateral agreement with Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (P Coimbra 02) for your area of teaching;

To organize your Erasmus Exchange there are two possibilities:

  • Contact the International Relations Office and provide a teaching proposal: area of teaching and period of stay; the office will get in touch with a professor in ESEC to host you.
  • Contact directly a professor you know and agree with her/him your teaching exchange. Please note if you use this form of contact you should always inform International Office to get the official documents for exchange program.

 

 

How to get to Coimbra from Airport of Oporto

  • Option 1- By railway:
    At the airport, you can take a taxi to the main railway station of Porto – Campanhã or you can go from the airport to the station by underground.
    Underground to Porto Campanhã railway station
    This will take approximately 30 minutes and cost about 2€. Underground station is at the airport, which means you do not have to leave the airport to get to it.
    Railway station: Porto Campanhã to Coimbra
    During the day, trains depart from the Campanhã station every hour. It takes about 1 hour to get to Coimbra B station. Take InterCidades or Alfapendular trains. Rail fares cost between 14 to 17€. https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en
    Option 2- By bus:
    Rede Nacional de Expressos – Buses
    At the airport, you can take a taxi to Oporto bus station. There, you pick up a bus to Coimbra bus station. The price is about 13€ from Oporto bus station to Coimbra bus station. This company operates throughout the country. For more information, call: +351 707 223 344 or https://www.rede-expressos.pt/Option 3 – Coimbra Airport Shuttle
    Coimbra Airport Shuttle operates a door-to door shared transfer between the centre of Portugal and both Lisbon and Oporto airports. The Coimbra airport shuttle service offers numerous daily shuttles going to or departing from the airports. https://coimbra.airportshuttle.pt/» How to get to Coimbra from Airport of LisboaOption 1- By railway:
    At the airport, you can take a taxi to the main railway station of Lisbon – Oriente or you can go from the airport to the station by underground.
    Underground to Oriente railway station
    Take the red line on direction to S. Sebastião, and leave the 3rd stop “Oriente”. It takes about 10 minutes and cost about 1,50€.
    Railway station: Lisbon to Coimbra
    During the day, trains depart from the Oriente station every hour. It takes less than 2 hours to get to Coimbra B station. Take InterCidades or Alfapendular trains. Rail fares cost between 20€ to 24€. https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en
  • Option 2- By bus:
    Rede Nacional de Expressos – Buses
    At the airport, you can take a taxi to Lisboa Sete Rios bus station. There, you pick up a bus to Coimbra bus station. The price is about 14€ from Lisboa bus station to Coimbra bus station. This company operates throughout the country. For more information, call: +351 707 223 344 or https://www.rede-expressos.pt/Option 3 – Coimbra Airport Shuttle
    Coimbra Airport Shuttle operates a door-to door shared transfer between the centre of Portugal and both Lisbon and Oporto airports. The Coimbra airport shuttle service offers numerous daily shuttles going to or departing from the airports. https://coimbra.airportshuttle.pt/

 

Incoming Staff

Staff from a foreign university who would like to come for ESEC under the frame of Erasmus programme should follow the instructions below:

  • Ensure that your university has an Erasmus bilateral agreement with Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (P Coimbra 02);

To organize your Erasmus Exchange:

  • Contact the International Relations Office with a proposal for exchange: area of work and period of stay. The office will get in touch with a staff member/department in ESEC to host you.