Academies

technology skills

Cisco Academy

Politécnico de Leiria was the first Cisco Academy being affiliated in Portugal, back in 2001. Cisco Networking Academy is a global IT and cybersecurity education programme that partners with learning institutions around the world to empower all people with essential technology skills.

It currently offers the following courses: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching, Health Information Networking, CCNA Security, and Cisco Certified Network Professional.

Partners: School of Technology and Management (Head: Luís Alexandre Lopes Frazão) | Cisco Systems Inc.


technology skills

EduNet – International Education Network

EduNet is an international network of universities and corporates in the field of automation technology. It promotes international knowledge transfer and collaboration, through training and courses, events and conferences, as well as international mobility programmes, etc.

It was founded in 2013.

Partners: School of Technology and Management (Head: João Miguel de Sousa) | Phoenix Contact Portugal


technology skills

Oracle Academy.IPLeiria

Oracle Academy.IPLeiria is one of the largest database technology companies in the world. It disseminates Oracle technology and provides students with a solid technological database-oriented backbone.

It was founded in 2008.

Partners: School of Technology and Management (Head: Rui Miguel de Oliveira) | Oracle Corporation


technology skills

Siemens Automation Academy

Founded in 2014, Siemens Automation Academy provide training courses for all levels on all Siemens PLC systems. It is located in the Laboratório de Automação Paulo Gata, and equipped with top-quality technological solutions.

This academy aims to promote entrepreneurship and technology skills amongst engineering students and increase the number of engineering students in the Portuguese higher education landscape.

Partners: Siemens | Politécnico de Leiria (Head: Eliseu Manuel Ribeiro) | Cadflow


Mechanical Engineering skills

PLM Academy

Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Academy was created to provide mechanical and industrial engineering students with better workshops and resources for enhancing the region of Leiria’s industrial sector.

Founded in 2014, it employs 24 people and uses Siemens SolidEdge, NX, Tecnomatix e Teamcenter software.

Partners: Siemens | Politécnico de Leiria (Head: Nuno Miguel André) | Cadflow