MAKING A DIFFERENCE SINCE 1984
ISCE is a Polytechnic Higher Education Institution, founded in 1984, which develops teaching, research and community outreach activities in the areas of Sport Sciences, Education, Social and Human Sciences, Art and Multimedia and Tourism. The different study cycles of Degree and Masters, Professional Higher Technical Courses, Post-Graduations, Specialization Courses and other training offers emphasize the construction of professionalism and the preparation of students for professional success in challenging and diverse contexts.
With 35 years of existence, ISCE belongs to Grupo Pedagogo, which over more than four decades has become the most eclectic and intergenerational Portuguese educational group, with institutions of all levels of education and teaching.
Location - Campus
ISCE is located in Ramada in Odivelas, in a unique academic campus, with about two and a half hectares, equipped with facilities for teaching, research, laboratory practices, education, sports, cultural and tourism.
The institution enjoys excellent accessibility (approximately 10 minutes from the center of Lisbon, next to Loures, Amadora and Sintra, and also with excellent connections to the entire West Zone) and ample green spaces. This unique environment, based on a humanistic and close relational culture, contributes to an environment conducive to the development of academic activities.
ISCE is a vanguard institution and implementer of pedagogical ruptures, having been the first Portuguese higher education institution to see the pedagogy of b-learning recognized in its statutes. This pedagogy allows the reconciliation of work and study; individual time management; permanent monitoring and collaborative work.
ISCE is proud to present a humanist faculty prepared from a scientific and pedagogical point of view, capable of reconciling a demanding performance with flexibility, so that students find academic, professional and social success.
Internationalization, Partnerships and Internships
Numerous national and international partnerships are available that allow students, teachers and employees to carry out mobility, mobility and enjoy the countless competitive advantages of an institution that works in collaboration and in a network. The protocols involve entities and various European, African, Brazilian and American organizations, namely: Universities, Schools, Companies, Institutions, Clubs and Ministries.
The institution is attentive to the needs of students and seeks to promote academic success by providing various services as added value: Healthclub H2OVITA; Psychopedagogical office; Kidspace (open during training hours, with activities for the children of our students), GRI - International Relations Office, Publisher – Edições Pedago, ISCE.VIDA.ATIVA (UNIVA - Insertion Unit in Active Life, UPA-Emp - Unit for the Promotion of Entrepreneurial Activity, GECOM - Office for Community Extension, PRAX'ISCE - Community of Practices and GAPQ - Office for Quality Assessment and Promotion.
ISCE is, as a scientific and pedagogical project, an incessant call to promote creativity and coexistence and a means for building culture and HAPPINESS. Artistic, Cultural, Educational, Sports and Tourist initiatives, exhibitions, leisure activities, associations, academic parties are, therefore, expressions of an autonomous vitality.