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About Us​

The Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança (IPB) Was Founded In 1983 And Is A Portuguese Public University Of Applied Sciences With 8000 Students And More Than 600 Teachers And Researchers. The Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança (IPB) Is A Public Institution Of Higher Education That Has As Its Mission The Creation, Transmission And Dissemination Of Technical-Scientific Knowledge And Professional Knowledge, Through The Articulation Of Study, Teaching, Guided Research And Experimental Development.

The IPB Consists Of Five Schools,

  • ESA – Agrarian Higher School
  • ESE – Higher School Of Education
  • ESTiG – Higher School Of Technology And Management
  • ESSa – Higher School Of Health
  • EsACT – Higher School Of Communication, Administration And Tourism
    Funded By The Ministry Of Science, Technology And Higher Education Of The Government Of Portugal

Our Mission

The IPB Develops Its Mission In Conjunction With Society, Including Cross-Border Cooperation, From A Perspective Of Territorial Cohesion And National And International Affirmation, With A View To The Development Of The Region, Based On Innovation And The Production And Transfer Of Technical-Scientific Knowledge.
The IPB Values The Activity Of Its Teaching Staff, Researcher And Non-Teacher, Stimulates The Intellectual And Professional Training Of Students And Ensures The Conditions For All Duly Qualified Citizens To Have Access To Higher Education And Lifelong Learning.

The IPB Promotes The Mobility Of Students And Graduates, Both Nationally And Internationally, Particularly In The European Area Of Higher Education And In The Community Of Portuguese-Speaking Countries.

The IPB Participates, Alone Or Through Its Organic Units, In Activities Related To Society, Namely The Dissemination, Transfer And Valorization Of Knowledge.

Project Team

All Members Of The Project Team Are Professors Of The Master’s Course In Pre-School Education And Teaching Of 1st Cycle Of Basic Education Of The Higher School Of Education Of The Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança

PhD Cristina Mesquita

Coordinator Of The IPB Project . Director Of Research Center In Basic Education- Assistant Professor Of Academic Department Of Social Sciences - Childhood Education

PhD Cristina Martins,

Assistant Professor Of Academic Department Of Maths

PhD Catarina Vaz,

Assistant Professor Of Academic Department Of Sports Science And Physical Education

PhD Mário Cardoso,

Assistant Professor Of Department Of Musical Education

PhD Paulo Mafra,

Assistant Professor Of Department Of Nature Sciences

PhD Luís Castanheira

Assistant Professor Of Department Of Education Sciences And Supervision - Childhood Education

PhD Raquel Prada

Assistant Professor At Department Of Psychology