Master Programmes: Get Up To Date!

Polytechnic of Leiria offers a wide range of master’s degrees to graduates who wish to update their training and develop skills in specific areas. Applications are online here.

  1. Select your Master’s program at Masters IPLeiria.
  2. Please apply online at the Applications website.
  3. Please check the Selection Results for English-taught masters here.

How to apply

Who can apply for a master’s degree at Polytechnic of Leiria?

  • Holders of an under degree course (Bachelor) or legal equivalent; or
  • Holders of a foreign Higher Education degree conferred after the first cycle of studies organized in accordance with the Bologna Process by a State signatory of the Bologna declaration; or
  • Holders of a foreign Higher Education under degree recognized as reaching the goals set for an under degree by the competent scientific body of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted in; or
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as certifying the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the competent scientific body of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted.


How can I apply for a master’s degree at Polytechnic of Leiria? 

The application for a Master’s degree is held online throughout this link – – available for this purpose and follows the filling in of a form and the sending of specific documentation identified in the application notice procedures available on each course page.

Each application involves three steps:

  1. Registration;
  2. Filling in the application form and submission of the required documentation in the announcement ;
  3. Payment of the application fee;


What documents are required?*

To consider your application process complete you need to submit the following documents:

  1. A CV (mandatory);
  2. Copy of identification documents (mandatory);
  3. Academic certificate(s) (mandatory);

*The master coordination may also request further information to instruct the application process if needed.

Note: In the case of foreign students, these documents must be authenticated by the Portuguese consulate in the country of origin, or by the Hague Convention, and if they are not written in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English, they must be translated into Portuguese by a translator recognized by the Portuguese diplomatic mission.


How much does it cost?

The master’s degree costs can be found on the page for each master and it can be paid partially.  It is added the payment of 60 EUR for the registration fee, fixed and approved in the table of fees and charges of IPLeiria.

Master’s students need also to pay for the school insurance (required at the moment of registration/enrollment per school year) amounting to 3€. The tuition fee is set annually, and the payment is previously scheduled. The first payment is made upon registration procedures.


When to apply

Masters Calendar for 2020/2021

  All masters 1st Phase 2nd Phase* 3rd Phase*
Application Period 20 February to 22 April 2020 20 May to 22 July 2020 14 September to 2 October  2020
Posting of the admissions public notices 13 May 2020 29 July 2020 9 October 2020
Complaints Period 14  and 15 May 2020 30 and 31 July 2020 12 and 13 October 2020
Enrollment  20 May to 17 June 2020 4 to 31 August 2020 15 to 22 October  2020 2020

* The existence of 2nd and 3rd Phase depends on the existence of vacancies remaining from the previous phase. Failure to register on the deadline may result in loss of vacancy.

Notification of Selection Results

 20__/20__ Application Results



// ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE TECNOLOGIA E GESTÃO (ESTG) | School of Technology and Management


//Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD) | School of Arts and Design


// Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar (ESTM)| School of Tourism and Maritime Technology

Enrollment and Tuition Fees

If you are an International Student (Non-EU) and if you have been admitted to a master program, please take a glimpse to our step-by-step procedures:

Step 1 | Application

//Online application:

Payment: Application fee – 60€

// Documents required:
Curriculum vitae
Copy of identification documents
Academic certificate(s)
Proficiency in English Certificate

Step 2 | Admission and Enrolment 

// Notification of selection results
// Online enrolment:
// Payment: 500€ (enrolment fee) + 600€ (20% tuition fee)

Step 3 | Visa

Begin the visa process to certify the eligibility requirements for entry into Portugal. Please, consult our website with all the details in our international student webpage

Note: We remind you that all the original documents should be authenticated in the Portuguese Embassy, in the country of origin or by the Hague Convention.

Step 4 | Travel Arrangements 

// Start making travel arrangements including ticketing.