School of Arts and Design
The School of Arts and Design is recognised nationally and internationally for our creative teaching methodologies and applied research. Founded in 1988, this school attracts students from all over the world every academic year. ESAD.CR has been awarded more than 250 national and international prizes. It currently has around 1600 students and over 130 experienced teaching staff, who have been internationally distinguished in the most wide-ranging creative areas.
Located in Campus 3, in the city of Caldas da Rainha, an important centre for ceramic production, the school’s main building has studio spaces and workshops, being one of the most unique and complete national projects of artistic education. The campus is composed by four spacious and well-equipped buildings, set between oaks and pines.