Instituto Politécnico da Guarda

country rank  33
world rank  6191

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University Overview

Established in 1979, Instituto Politécnico da Guarda (Polytechnic Institute of Guarda) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Guarda (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Seia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal), Instituto Politécnico da Guarda (IPG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Politécnico da Guarda (IPG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Portuguese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Name Polytechnic Institute of Guarda
Acronym IPG
Founded 1979

University Location

Address Avenida Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, 50
Guarda (population range: 10,000-49,999)
6300-559 Guarda
Portugal
T +351 (271) 220 100
F +351 (271) 222 690
Other locations Seia

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office

+351 (271) 220 110
(271) 220 111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto Politécnico da Guarda's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal


Year of first Accreditation

1987


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019