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Partner Information Fact Sheet General Information Name of Institution Erasmus Code EUC Number Central Exchange Office Postal Address Telephone Number: Fax Number General e-mail Address General Website

INSTITUTO POLITÉCNICO DE PORTALEGRE P PORTALE01 29198-IC-1-2008-1-PT-ERASMUS-EUCX-1 Cooperation and External Relations Praça do Município 7301-901 Portalegre Portugal +351245301500 +351245330353

Contact details for international exchange

Head of Central Exchange Office

Name: Carlos Afonso Phone: +351245301526 Email: Website: School of Agrarian Studies Name: Ana Pereira Phone: +351 268 626 511 Email: School of Education Name: Luisa Panaças Phone: +351 245 339 400 Email:

Erasmus Offices School of Health Studies Name: António Casa Nova Phone: +351 245 300 430 Email: School of Technology and Business Studies Name: Helena Cameron Phone: +351 245 300 200 Email:

Calendar and deadlines

Academic Calendar

Application Deadlines

The academic calendar is divided into two semesters: First Semester, from end September to end January; Second Semester, from end February to mid June. Exams take place at the end of each semester (February and June/July) First Semester: end May Second Semester: end December

Academic Information Language of Instruction

Courses in English

Language Courses

Grading System

Language of Instruction is Portuguese. Foreign Students who do not understand Portuguese follow regular classes through a tutoring system. The School of Education has a limited offer of courses in English during the Second Semester – Environmental Education, Social Sciences, European Studies, Place, Culture and Society. For availability of these and other courses at the different Schools, please check with Schools. A Portuguese Language Course is offered free of charge to all incoming Erasmus students, worth 5 ECTS credits. The Portuguese grading system is based on a 0 to 20 scale (corresponding ECTS grade within brackets): Less than 10 : FAIL 10: Minimum pass grade (E) 11 - 12: SUFFICIENT (D) 13 - 14: GOOD (C) 15 – 17: VERY GOOD (B) 18 - 20: EXCELLENT (A)

Guidance and Admissions School of Agrarian Studies Website for Application forms and exchange-related information

Admission documents to be submitted with application

School of Education School of Health Studies School of Technology and Business Studies - Application Form - Photo - ID/Passport - European Health Insurance Card / Private Health Insurance

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